On March 26, 2015, in Odesa, Hotel California, the President of the International Congress for the Protection of the Rights and Freedoms of Citizens “Shield,” Daher Saleh, attended a seminar on raising awareness of civil society and religious and belief communities in Ukraine held by the OSCE.
Seminar participants shared their experiences on how they and their acquaintances are affected by violations of freedom of religion and belief and hate crimes. Discussed the obligation of the state to protect, respect, and promote the observance, protection, and assistance in the implementation of freedom of religion and belief.
There were active discussions about strategies to prevent and respond to violations of the principles of equality, non-discrimination, and freedom of religion or belief.
Such events unite people who consider it their duty to protect human rights!