Cases of Intolerance or Discrimination of Christians in Europe

Found 1786 case(s):

Crucifix Marred by Vandals in Arcugnano

The crucifix of Lake Fimon, in the Berici hills was was defaced with paint for the second time in 10 months. Read more ...

Orthodox-Christian Monument Defaced in Bucharest

An Orthodox-Christian monument in Piata Unirii ("Union Square") in the form of a large cross, was vandalized with LGBT and anarchist graffiti. Read more ...

ECtHR Finds Greece Violated Rights of Conscientious Objector

The case concerned the authorities’ refusal to grant a Jehovah's Witness the status of conscientious objector and to allow him to do alternative civilian work instead of military service. The Court held that this was a violation of Article 9 (freedom of thought, conscience and religion) of the European Convention on Human Rights. Read more ...

Self-Described Jihadist Violated Restraining Order; Destroyed Church Cross

The man arrested on September 9th for burning images of the Virgin Mary in the Church of Fontellas was arrested again a week later for destroying the cross atop the church of Ribaforada. Read more ...

Moroccan Man Arrested for "Islamist" Attack on Spanish Church

A Moroccan man admitted setting a fire that destroyed an ancient altarpiece and beautiful images in the church of Fontellas in Navarre on September 8, the day recognized by Catholics as of the Nativity of the Virgin (the day of the birth of the Virgin Mary). Read more ...

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