August 1, 2014

TURKMENISTAN, a Jehovah’s Witness falsely charged with distributing pornography | JWnews

During their detention in police custody, all three were beaten, Jehovah’s Witnesses said. Also beaten in police custody in early July was another local Jehovah’s Witness Mansur Masharipov. He was forcibly transferred to a Drug Rehabilitation Centre, and injected against his will with an unknown substance which caused partial paralysis, vomiting, fever and headaches.

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August 1, 2014

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August 1, 2014

Educating others about Jehovah’s ‘Kingdom’ | JWnews

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August 1, 2014

Turkmenistan, Raids, arrest, fines of Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

Yet another young Jehovah’s Witness in Turkmenistan has been imprisoned for refusing to perform compulsory military service

Atamurat Suvkhanov, given a one-year prison term (his second) by a Dashoguz court in March. A further four conscientious objectors are serving suspended sentences.

18-month prison sentence handed down in early July brings to nine the number of known imprisoned conscientious objectors, all of them Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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August 1, 2014

Bulgaria, State Department report for 2013 | JWnews

Jehovah’s Witnesses also reported harassment from the local police in Kyustendil, claiming that on November 21, about 20 police officers entered the Kingdom Hall during the congregation’s meeting and checked the identity cards of those present. The officers did not offer any explanation for their actions.
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August 1, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses convention brings 6,000 to the Mullins Center at the U. Mass. | JWnews

Members of Jehovah’s Witnesses congregations from across the Northeast came to town this weekend for their annual convention at UMass, where they participated in a three-day program that included sermons, songs and prayer. Each session was free and open to the public.

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August 1, 2014

Jehovah’s Witness Regional Convention in Sunrise | JWnews

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August 1, 2014

Jehovah’s Witness Convention in Trelawny | JWnews

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August 1, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses still under pressure in Georgia | JWnews

Jehovah’s Witnesses attacked in Ozurgeti

Jehova’s Witnesses still under pressure in Georgia

School children in Tbilisi harassed due to teacher neglect

Not the first attack on Jehova’s Witnesses in Ozurgeti

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August 1, 2014

UN expert panel supports Georgia’s investigations | JWnews

Also, there were several cases of discrimination against Jehovah’s Witnesses. One of the prayer houses called kingdom hall was shot at several times, the car of one of the followers was damaged, and dozens of witnesses complained to the ombudsman about verbal abuse.

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August 1, 2014

FYI – Why the time has come to end compulsory worship in schools | JWnews

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August 1, 2014

FYI – Atrocities Probe Points to Top Figures in Kosovo | JWnews

Jehovah’s Witnesses were particularly singled out for persecution, according to the report, because their religion requires them to request conscientious objector status instead of enlisting in the army.

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August 1, 2014

FYI – Highlights, US International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 – JWnews

In Turkmenistan, there were reports of beatings and torture of persons detained for religious reasons, including Jehovah’s Witnesses, whose beliefs prevented them from complying with compulsory military service. One report also indicated Continue reading
August 1, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses deny reports of a change of tactic to help spread its message

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August 1, 2014

FYI – Ebola: What You Need To Know | JWnews

The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has surpassed 700, according to the World Health Organization. It’s the deadliest outbreak ever recorded. U.S. health officials are warning Americans not to travel to the three countries hit by the outbreak: Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

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August 1, 2014

Why Does God Allow Suffering?

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July 31, 2014

Religious persecution makes migrants out of millions, says U.S. | JWnews

The State Department’s “Countries of Particular Concern” list had remained static since 2006, when eight countries — Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Uzbekistan — were designated as CPCs.

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July 31, 2014

Aurora residents say Jehovah’s Witness Assembly Hall is a good neighbor | JWnews

AURORA — When plans were being laid out for a massive Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in a residential area of southeast Aurora several years ago, area residents worried about traffic, safety and views, among other things.

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July 31, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses helping hospitals to limit transfusions

Too many patients receive blood transfusions after surgery or childbirth, according to the health authority Sundhedsstyrelsen. The authority wants to limit their use.

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July 31, 2014

Taganrog Court Convicts Jehovah’s Witnesses for Practicing Their Faith | JWnews

Victor Zhenkov, one of the attorneys in the case, stated: “I fear what the decision portends for Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia. Law enforcement authorities in Taganrog and throughout Russia can use this decision in a propaganda campaign to continue harassing and persecuting Jehovah’s Witnesses with the real threat of imprisonment merely for practicing their faith.”

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July 31, 2014

Why Did the Holocaust Happen? Why Didn’t God Stop It?

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July 30, 2014

JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES HQ TOUR | JWnews

July 30, 2014

Taganrog Jehovah’s Witnesses were sentenced to probation and fines | JWnews

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July 30, 2014

The Convicted in Taganrog | JWnews

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July 30, 2014

Bulgaria, branch office of Jehovah’s Witnesses | Jwitness

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July 30, 2014

Testigos batalla judicial de Jehová en Taganrog, Ucrania. Rusia

• En la corte Taganrog multados y condenados a penas condicionales de 16 acusados ​​7 Testigos de Jehová

• Los testigos de Jehová han encontrado culpable en Ucrania

• Taganrog tribunal condenó a los “Testigos de Jehová”

• Taganrog • “un mal presagio para todos los Testigos de Jehová en Rusia”

• Testigos abogados de Taganrog • Jehová a apelación

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July 30, 2014

Russia • Banned literature of Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

List of publications of Jehovah’s Witnesses included in the federal list of extremist materials

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July 30, 2014

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July 30, 2014

Taganrog • Jehovah’s Witness lawyers to appeal | JWnews

Свидетели юристы Таганрог • Иеговы в апелляции

Plans to appeal the verdict lawyer Victor Genco, two defendants who were also convicted. “We appeal the sentence will be. Even think that will appeal to all 16 defendants.

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July 30, 2014

Taganrog • “an evil omen for all Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia” | JWnews

Taganrog Law enforcement agencies throughout Russia can use this solution in a propaganda campaign to further oppress the Jehovah’s Witnesses, threatening them with a real criminal punishment for practicing their faith,” – is the opinion of the defendant’s lawyer Victor Zhenkova the press service of the Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia.

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July 30, 2014

Turkmenistan • Continued arrest and imprisonment of Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

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July 30, 2014

Armenia and Jehovah’s Witnesses •Եհովայի վկաների մասին | JWnews

US Department of State: Media outlets of Armenia published inaccurate articles portraying religious minorities as criminals and spies.

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July 30, 2014

Conviction of Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

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July 30, 2014

Taganrog court sentenced “Jehovah’s Witnesses” | JWnews

В Таганроге суд вынес приговор «свидетелям Иеговы»

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July 30, 2014

In Russia recognized extremists seven Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

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July 30, 2014

Taganrog verdict in the case of Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

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July 30, 2014

In Taganrog court fined and given suspended sentences of 16 defendants 7 Jehovah’s Witnesses

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July 30, 2014

Verdict for Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Ukraine

Four defendants court sentenced a term of imprisonment of 5 to 5.5 years and a fine of 100 thousand rubles ( 100 thousand rubles = 2808.733 US Dollar), from the payment of which, however, immediately dismissed – due to the lapse of time. Another three and convicted of extremism faithful court ordered to pay a fine of 50 to 60 thousand – and with exemption from payment due to the lapse of time of the offense. A nine defendants were acquitted, the Russian correspondent of Radio Liberty in the Rostov region.

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July 30, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses found Guilty in Ukraine | JWnews

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July 30, 2014

Taganrog, Russia and Jehovah’s Witnesses court case | Jwitness

Still waiting for a decision from the court as of 10:00 am EST. July 30,2014

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