Tbilisi. Public Defender’s Council of Religions published a statement about the latest developments in Georgia.
“We, members of the Council of Religions of the Public Defender of Georgia, express our concern over the latest developments in Georgia. Insult and discrimination on religious grounds against people or religious communities, as well as manifestations of persecution, are disturbing”, - is mentioned in the statement, - “We, the religious organizations and members of the Council of Religions call on the authorities to Completely eliminating the offense committed on religious grounds in the village of Buknari; Unconditionally ensure the right of every person to have a place of worship, to pray in his/her temple or mosque and to follow religious rules, and ensure the safety of participation in religious life; Have a clear, unambiguous, anti-discrimination and state approach to xenophobia, hate speech and manifestations of anti-Semitism, try to establish the culture of tolerance”.
Source: The web-page of the organization