December 18, 2018

Putin called nonsense recognition of Jehovah’s Witnesses extremists – JWnews

For the first time, Vladimir Putin commented on the inclusion of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the list of extremist organizations. The Russian president said that “this is complete nonsense” and “we must carefully deal with this.”

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December 18, 2018

Putin called nonsense ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses – JWnews

Russian President Vladimir Putin called it “complete nonsense” to include Jehovah’s Witnesses among extremist organizations and called for “carefully deal with this”. At a meeting of the Human Rights Council, he promised that he would study the issue together with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Vyacheslav Lebedev.

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December 18, 2018

Vladimir Putin’s promise to deal with Jehovah’s Witnesses – JWnews

“The reaction of the president is amazing, bright and unexpected. It was unexpected for many human rights activists, ”religious scholar Roman Lunkin told the newspaper VIEW, commenting on Vladimir Putin’s promise to deal with including Jehovah’s Witnesses * in the list of extremist organizations. The expert also suggested how these words of the president could be interpreted.

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December 17, 2018

Finnish Court Outlaws Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Data Gathering Methods – JWnews

The ruling was reportedly made after a review of the European Court of Justice’s opinion that the collection of personal information by Jehovah’s Witnesses during their adherents’ door-to-door proselytizing is illegal.

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December 15, 2018

Omsk,Russia. 5 months in solitary confinement for their faith – JWnews

December 4, 2018 Sergey and Anastasia Polyakov were transferred under house arrest. They spent in solitary confinement exactly five months. By subjecting the spouses to such ill-treatment, the law enforcement authorities urged them, in fact, to incriminate themselves and other people.

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December 14, 2018

Pre- Convention campaign of Jehovah’s Witnesses gets Kudos – JWnews

Jehovah’s Witnesses’ campaign to herald their RC,regional conventions year in year out has been described as tight, coordinated and structured.Some of the invitees at Ota Convention interviewed by YOU NEWS concluded that the campaign struck them,..one revealed ”they said they would follow up to the invitation and they did..That is why l am here ,and l am enjoying the program”

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December 14, 2018

Jehovah’s Witnesses encourages toughness in time of challenge – JWnews

A Christian religious sect, Jehovah’s Witnesses have asked Nigerians to demonstrate courage and toughness whenever challenges come, saying it is the only weapon the people need particularly in a period characterised by hopelessness and doubt in the history of the country.

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December 13, 2018

Russia, Jehovah’s Witness saves 300 lives is branded an extremist – JWnews

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When we hear the word extremist, we have an association of a person who threatens the lives of others. We want to tell about a person who does not threaten, but saves the lives of others, but he was recorded as an extremist.

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December 13, 2018

Politically motivated criminal cases against Jehovah’s Witnesses – JWnews

Memorial Human Rights Center recognized as political prisoners or politically persecuted another 12 followers of Jehovah’s Witnesses, which were banned as an extremist organization last spring.

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December 12, 2018

Court extended the arrest of five members of Jehovah’s Witnesses – JWnews

The Kirov Court left five members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses organization [an organization recognized as extremist and banned in Russia], accused of financing extremist activities and organizing a religious extremist association, in the SIZO until February 3. The lawyer of the believers said that they even did not agree to place a man with serious diseases under house arrest.

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December 12, 2018

Belarus Jehovah’s Witness communities denied registration – JWnews

Ten Jehovah’s Witness communities across Belarus are still being denied state registration and have to function without it, the Jehovah’s Witness leader in Belarus Pavel Yadlovsky told Forum 18 from Minsk on 28 November. He maintained that in some regions the situation has not improved.

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December 12, 2018

ATF profiles arsonist of Jehovah’s Witnesses halls – JWnews

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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive told KIRO 7 Tuesday that several persons of interest have been identified in connection to a string of arsons and attacks on Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Halls in Thurston County.

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December 12, 2018

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Baku received the status of a religious association – JWnews

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On November 8, 2018, the State Committee of Azerbaijan for Work with Religious Organizations registered a religious association of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the country’s capital, Baku. Registration will allow the Baku Witnesses of Jehovah to preach unhindered and participate in worship services in their city.
December 11, 2018

ATF: Arson attacks target Jehovah’s Witnesses – JWnews

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December 11, 2018

Update, Kingdom Hall fires – JWnews

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Who could muster this much destructive rage against a religion full of pacifists?

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December 11, 2018

FYI – Watching the United Nations – JWnews

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December 11, 2018

FYI – what happens at the UN General Assembly when world leaders have gone home – JWnews

After the world media spotlight fades on the General Assembly’s annual high-level debate, the work of the Assembly, the UN’s primary deliberative body, shifts to its so-called Main Committees, where the bulk of the Organization’s work get done.

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December 11, 2018

Russian court ordered the arrest of two followers of Jehovah’s Witnesses, in absentia

Maximov and Prikhodko are accused of continuing the activities of the local community of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Both of them are abroad and are put on the federal and international wanted list.

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December 10, 2018

FYI – Screen Time Changes Structure of Kids’ Brains, ‘60 Minutes’ Says – JWnews

Early results from the study, called Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD), have determined that children who spend more than two hours of daily screen time score lower on thinking and language tests. A major data release is scheduled for early 2019.

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December 10, 2018

Russian FSB (Federal Security Service) beat up 80 year old Jehovah’s Witness – JWnews

Because of the harsh, unceremonious actions of the armed FSB officers in masks, the two Jehovah’s Witnesses rose sharply and had to be hospitalized.

It is with deep regret that one of the believers suffered a miscarriage as a result of severe stress.

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December 10, 2018

A resident of Syzran, Russia fined for extremist link – JWnews

The Syzran court considered the case of a local resident who was accused under Article 20.29 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation “Production and distribution of extremist materials.”

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December 10, 2018

5 ATTACKS ON JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES IN WASHINGTON STATE THIS YEAR – JWnews

The blaze early Friday destroyed a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Lacey, a suburb of Olympia, according to Jason Chudy, a spokesperson for the Seattle Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. No one was injured in Friday’s blaze and no arrests have been made.

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December 9, 2018

Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall fire was arson – JWnews

A fire that destroyed a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Lacey has been confirmed as arson on Saturday, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

The fire broke out around 3:45 a.m. this past Friday at the hall on 6th Ave SE near Carpenter Road SE. There have been no reports of injuries.

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December 8, 2018

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December 8, 2018

The Cowards of Kamchatsky, Russia – JWnews

A group of more than 10 armed masked law enforcement officers invaded the home of a local resident. Because . . .

13 people in the house were suspected of joint reading of the Bible.

One only wonders why the masked law enforcement officers didn’t just open fire on this group of nefarious criminals 🙂

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December 8, 2018

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December 8, 2018

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December 8, 2018

6th attack on Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Halls – JWnews

Authorities are offering a $36,000 reward after what could be a sixth attack on Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Halls in Thurston County, Washington.

Fire ripped through a Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall early Friday morning in Lacey. It’s the latest incident at a Kingdom Hall this year. – video

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December 8, 2018

Lacey Kingdom Hall Destroyed by Fire – JWnews

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The Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall on Sixth Avenue in Thurston County was gutted by a suspicious early-morning fire. – Video

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December 8, 2018

Court orders blood transfusion for Jehovah’s Witness children – JWnews

The parents of three children who have been diagnosed with conditions that require blood transfusions should their conditions deteriorate are expected to file opposing papers against an interim order extended in the Durban High Court.

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