All Posts Tagged With: "religious discrimination"

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Moscow Rejects Ad Quoting Constitutional Freedom of Religion

The Moscow authorities have turned down an atheist organization that wanted to erect billboards quoting the Russian constitution’s guarantee of freedom of religion, possibly because it was “provocational.”

Oct 19, 2010 | Continued
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Dalai Lama Denied Russian Visa

Buddhist leaders in Kalmytkia say that the Russian Foreign Ministry has turned down their request for a visa to allow the Dalai Lama to visit the country, citing the current anniversary of China and Russia’s shared WWII victory.

Apr 26, 2010 | Continued
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Prison Guard Fired for Being Buddhist

A prison guard in Nizhny Novgorod is claiming that he was fired because prison officials were scared of him for being a Buddhist, citing Buddhist swastika iconography and his abstention from using alcohol and tobacco.

Jan 20, 2010 | Continued