March 2, 2015

Watchtower Library 2015 | JWnews

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March 2, 2015

Jesus’ Death Commemorated—When and Where? | JWnews


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March 6, 2015

FYI – Same-sex weddings vs religious thought | JWnews

A tale of two cakes: Colorado’s far-reaching religious freedom fight

Grandmother, florist may lose her business and home for declining gay wedding

Christian was fined for refusing to photograph a same sex wedding

Criminalizing Innocent Christian Behavior

Campaign to allow businesses to turn away same-sex couples abandoned

March 6, 2015

Russian Court Denounces Jehovah’s Witnesses as ‘Extremist’ | JWnews

A court in southern Russia has denounced a local organization of Jehovah’s Witnesses as “extremist” and ordered it disbanded, the Interfax news agency reported Wednesday, in the latest in a long line of such rulings issued to the religious group in Russia.

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March 6, 2015

Circuit Assembly of Jehovah’s Witnesses conducting religious assembly in Albany | JWnews

An assembly meant to bring the lessons of the Bible into practical terms for everyday life is being conducted in Albany by the Jehovah’s Witnesses community this weekend.

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March 6, 2015

RUSSIA: Lengthened “extremism” prison terms | JWnews

A third Jehovah’s Witness community, in the town of Abinsk, was ruled “extremist” and liquidated by Krasnodar Regional Court on 4 March.

The 2009 liquidation of the Taganrog Jehovah’s Witness community as allegedly “extremist” was used to justify banning all Jehovah’s Witness activity in the city, a ban subsequently upheld by the Supreme Court

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March 6, 2015

A new Kingdom Hall in Springville serving Ashville, Trussville, Pell City and Leeds | JWnews

From the road, the scene appeared to be half construction site, half festival.

Traffic control crews worked parking on site and at lots nearby. Up the hill . . .

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March 6, 2015

FYI Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree | JWnews

Here we go again !

In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus Homo. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal specimen found . . .

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March 5, 2015

Religious books banned in Azerbaijan | JWnews

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March 5, 2015

Amnesty International human rights report on Armenia 2014/15 | JWnews

Between July and August, skirmishes in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh along the Armenia-Azerbaijan border turned into heavy fighting resulting in the reported death of 13 Azerbaijani soldiers and five Armenians, including two civilians.

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March 5, 2015

Singapore continues to ban Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

Christian groups lead the world in a sobering statistic: they suffer harassment in more countries than any other religious group.

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March 5, 2015

Jehovah’s Witnesses Open Kingdom Hall Near Angkor Wat| JWnews

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March 4, 2015

1st-Century House from Jesus’ Hometown | JWnews

A home built into a rocky hillside in Nazareth, Jesus’ hometown, was regarded as the place where Jesus was brought up by Mary and Joseph. Archaeologists can’t say this structure was indeed Jesus’ home, but that is possible, they say.

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March 4, 2015

Mummy Mask May Reveal Oldest Known Gospel | JWnews

A text that may be the oldest copy of a gospel known to exist — a fragment of the Gospel of Mark that was written during the first century, before the year 90 — is set to be published.

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March 4, 2015

“ECHR” search for Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

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March 3, 2015

FYI Auschwitz survivor shares her story | JWnews

“A tremendous fear gripped me. My heart galloped in my chest,” Tennenbaum, 93, read from her short story memoir “When The Magic Was Gone.” Her thick Hungarian accent, heavy with horrible memories, filled the Ben May Main Library’s Bernheim Hall with gravity, history and honesty.

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March 3, 2015

Extremism Cases on the Rise in Russia| JWnews

“In the past year, 591 cases were opened for crimes of extremism, which is 28 percent more than in 2013,” Alexander Bastrykin said in comments carried by legal news agency RAPSI.

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March 3, 2015

Metropolitan Orthodox Church called “hand over to the police,” Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

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March 3, 2015

Kyrgyzstan, Jehovah’s Witnesses still persecuted | JWnews


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March 3, 2015

“Amnesty International” search for Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

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March 2, 2015

Purse stolen from car parked at the Kingdom Hall | JWnews

Union police said someone broke out the window of an SUV parked at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses and stole a purse from the vehicle.

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March 2, 2015

Detroit Children Sing “Pray Anytime” to the International Delegates | JWnews

March 2, 2015

Auschwitz message still resonates today | JWnews

Snow has settled on the trees dotted across the camp at Auschwitz I.

A thick icing of white blankets the blocks where over 1,000 prisoners were crammed into each.

But nothing can disguise the horror of what happened here from 1940 to 1945.

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March 2, 2015

“Amnesty International, USA” search for Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

… military service, especially for Jehovah’s Witnesses, who continue to be imprisoned. Armenia is yet to adopt comprehensive …

Freedom of religion The Jehovah’s Witnesses remained banned across the country and members of the Sunni …

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March 1, 2015

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March 1, 2015

A court in Ukraine has confirmed the right of “Jehovah’s Witnesses” alternative service | JWnews

Members of religious organizations, doctrine which prohibits the use of weapons, can not be mobilized for military service.

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March 1, 2015

Russia Religious minorities under the control of religious officials | JWnews

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Pressure on religious minorities in Russia – a common phenomenon. However, they still operate, having that right. But lawmakers who strongly discriminate against them, of course, violate their own laws.

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March 1, 2015

Georgian authorities continue to demonstrate the inability to protect the rights of Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

Amnesty International criticized the Georgian authorities for failing to protect the rights of religious and sexual minorities, for passivity and inefficacy in the investigation into the beating of opposition, for the alarming statistics on domestic violence

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March 1, 2015

The court acquitted a Jehovah’s Witness of Dnipropetrovsk | JWnews

Will not fight. The Court of Appeal of Dnipropetrovsk ruled that novomoskovets Vitaly Shalajka has the right not to mobilize. This is contrary to his religion.

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March 1, 2015

Confiscated Kingdom Halls of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Donetsk and Lugansk region of Ukraine

Since July 2014, armed men representing Donetsk People’s Republic (DNI) and the People’s Republic of Lugano (LC), captured 14 Kingdom Halls of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Below is a description of some of them:

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