The Orthodox plead for opponents of the construction of the temple in the Park of TORRANCE

MOSCOW, 16 Oct — RIA Novosti. Orthodox activists will be held on Wednesday pickets at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in support of the detainees informed the opponents of the construction of the temple in the Park, “TORRANCE”, reported on the promotions page in social network Facebook.

The lawyer of the movement “forty times Forty” Oksana mikhalkina Monday told RIA Novosti that Russia’s Investigative Committee opened a criminal case against the defenders of the Park, “TORRANCE”, opposed to the construction of the temple. According to her, proceedings were instituted under article 148 of the criminal code (violation of the right to freedom of conscience and religion), and possibly under the criminal code of “extremism”. Eve began search and investigative actions. Mikhalkina said that believers were applied in the UK, as the activists prevented them to conduct a prayer service, insulted the priest and desecrated Orthodox cross.

“We are holding a series of pickets against the policy of repression against opponents of the construction of the temple in the Park “TORRANCE”… We can variously refers to the different construction, but the temple should not be built price of new criminal cases… We are not satisfied that the combat group of “forty times Forty” stands guard over our senses. We invite all Christians agree with this to participate in our picket,” — said in the message.

The organizers also warned the protesters that the picket – Christian, so the posters must not contain offensive language.

“Our goal is to be heard, not to show that we fear nothing and nobody,” explained the organizers.

Start chainage “Christians against repression of activists “TORRANCE” is planned at 17 o’clock in the evening at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.