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Patriarchate of Kiev, the risk of a new schism in Europe

President, Ukrainian parliament and Patriarch Filaret of Kiev have asked Bartholomew to grant autocephaly. Metropolitan Hilarion of Moscow warns against a schism. The Orthodox of Kiev would be - according to Filaret - "of the Europeans", different from the "Russian" ones. Not only a possible schism, but a new and stronger division in Europe.

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HRW: Riyadh holds thousands of people in jail without trial

According to official data at least 2,305 people are held without formal charges. The period of detention varies from a few months up to 10 years. A practice that has "grown dramatically" in the last period. Hereditary prince Mohammed bin Salman is among the major leaders of "arbitrary arrests".

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