Washington, D.C., October 27, 2023
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Ukrainian Orthodox Church receiving pro bono defense from international law firmThe canonical Ukrainian Orthodox has enlisted the help of a major international law firm to protect its rights.
“>Earlier this month, the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church announced that the law firm AMSTERDAM & PARTNERS LLP has agreed to represent the Church pro bono, defending it against the serious state persecution campaign.
Yesterday, lawyer Robert Amsterdam joined Tucker Carlson on his show Tucker on X to discuss the crimes against Orthodoxy, including the violent seizure of property and the jailing of clergy, and his representation of the Church.
“It is shocking to me that a country such as the United States, with strong Christian leadership—I thought—could allow this to go on,” Amsterdam says.
“And this intervention [by the Ukrainian government] for callous political purposes is unacceptable and it is shameful that not only Christian, but all leaders of all denominations have not spoken out against the Ukrainian government,” the lawyer emphasizes.
Following up, Carlson asks: “Where is Russell Moore, the editor of Christianity Today? Where is the Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a purported Christian? I mean, they’re backing this. What is that?”
“The Ukraine lobby is immensely powerful,” Amsterdam responds. “And there is a humongous ban on truth right now, in the United States, with what respect to what’s happening in Ukraine. Many of our leaders in the United States aren’t even hearing this. It’s the same in Europe.”
Watch the full interview below:
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