The two kidnapped Orthodox bishops are not free, as I reported quoting bishop Tony Yazigi in a statement to Reuters from Damascus. According to more recent news the two bishops never arrived to Aleppo and remain in the hands of their kidnappers. There are no news about who are behind the kidnapping. The abductors killed […]

Both Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International denounce that since Putin returned to the presidency in May 2012, there has been a “crackdown in civil society” without precedents in post-Soviet era, says HRW. All this with a bunch of new laws and amendments of existing laws that compromise the rights of free speech, free association, free […]