On April 3, 2021, three Harinam groups were stopped and detained in Moscow by the local police. Forty-six cases of administrative offenses were initiated against twenty-five devotees.
Juan Pablo Roldan officer of the Argentine Federal Police, was killed during the performance of his duty. The Hare Krishna Community has received the news with shock and sadness.
In the news, some of the talking heads are saying it’s “a few bad apples” and others warn of a more systemic problem. Is it individuals on the police force or the institution itself? Will new laws, like no “chokeholds” etc, mean anything at all?
During their quarantine duty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, around 60 law enforcement officers receive a plate of meal and hot drink every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from local ISKCON devotees.