The outcome document of the Durban Review Conference held in Geneva from April 20th to 24th of 2009, recognizes the phenomenon of Christianophobia:

"12. Deplores the global rise and number of incidents of racial or religious intolerance and violence, including Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, Christianophobia and anti-Arabism manifested in particular by the derogatory stereotyping and stigmatization of persons based on their religion or belief..." Download the full document here. Russian Church in Favor of Refering to Christianophobia in International Rights Agenda at UN-Conference Geneva, 20th of April 09: The Russian Orthodox Church has addressed the global anti-racism United Nations conference, asking it to ratify the legal notion of Christianophobia along with anti-Semitism and Islamophobia. “Speaking at the conference opening in Geneva on Monday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon mentioned the problems of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, but not a word was said about haters of Christianity,” says Father Georgy Ryabykh of the Moscow Patriarchate (source: Interfax). “There are enough cases of violations of Christians’ rights, insults of their feelings, public distortions of the Christian teaching, to support the international approval of the notion of Christianophobia,” he said. For more information please read: