February 15, 2019

Jehovah’s Witnesses group shut down in Khanty-Mansiysk District – JWnews

Law enforcement agencies in Surgut in the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District have suppressed the activity of a group of Jehovah’s Witnesses (banned in Russia),

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February 15, 2019

US Calls on Russia to Stop Persecuting Jehovah’s Witnesses – JWnews

The United States harshly criticized the recent conviction of a Russian court against a member of a religious organization, Jehovah’s Witnesses, a Danish citizen, Dennis Christensen. This is stated in the statement of the temporary attorney of the United States Mission to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Harry Kamien.

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February 15, 2019

Large-scale operation against Jehovah’s Witnesses in Surgut – JWnews

Early in the morning of February 15, 2019, mass searches were carried out in the homes of citizens suspected of practicing the religion of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Surgut, Lyantor and other localities of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area. According to incomplete data, 15 people were detained and taken to the investigating authorities.

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February 14, 2019

Justice Ministry : Russia has no reason to revise the position on “Jehovah’s Witnesses” – JWnews

There are no grounds for changing the position of the Russian Federation on the recognition of Jehovah’s Witnesses as an extremist organization, said Deputy Head of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, authorized by the Russian Federation at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), Mikhail Halperin.

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February 14, 2019

What prevents to exclude “Jehovah’s Witnesses” from the Russian list of extremists? – JWnews

Even more than a month ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin called the ban on the organization of Jehovah’s Witnesses “complete rubbish” and promised to discuss the situation with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. However, no changes have occurred since then. What prevents to cancel this ban?

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February 13, 2019

Possibility of reconsidering the case of Jehovah’s Witnesses – JWnews

“As far as I know, they (Jehovists) applied to the ECHR, let’s see what decision will be made. If (the ECHR) satisfies the complaint, then they can apply (for revision – IF), we will consider,” the chairman told Interfax on Tuesday The Supreme Court of Russia Vyacheslav Lebedev.

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February 13, 2019

Russian Supreme Court chief doubles down on Jehovah’s Witnesses ban – JWnews

The Chair of Russia’s Supreme Court, Vyacheslav Lebedev, argued today that the country’s ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses is not motivated by religious animus. His statement came several days after an elder in the organization was sentenced to six years in prison on charges of organizing an extremist group.

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February 12, 2019

Kremlin responded to the verdict of a Dane from Jehovah’s Witnesses – JWnews

Danish citizen Dennis Christensen, de facto aware of the ban on activities of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia, worked in the interests of the organization. This was stated by the press secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov in response to a request to comment on the verdict of the Oryol court to the Dane, who received six years in prison, RBC reports.

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February 12, 2019

Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs discussed the verdict to the organizer of the community “Jehovah’s Witnesses” – JWnews

Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini reported that he and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov reviewed the situation with the sentence against Danish citizen Dennis Christensen for organizing the activities of the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious community in Orel (banned in the Russian Federation).

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February 11, 2019

Severe sentence to “Jehovah’s Witness – JWnews

In addition to human rights defenders, perturbed by the conviction of Christensen, even many clergymen of the Russian Orthodox Church, mainly those who showed themselves in the field of missionary work, came out in defense of SR.

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February 11, 2019

Millions of Russians saw the link to the official Jehovah’s Witness website – JWnews

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A link to the official website of Jehovah’s Witnesses was once again shown on one of the central TV channels in Russia. Unfortunately, some Russian citizens were held accountable for the link to this site, the name of which you see in the photo above. In general, believers are very grateful to the media for their assistance in disseminating links to the official international resource of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
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February 11, 2019

Repression against victims of repression – JWnews

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Mass persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses continues in Russia.

The other day in Oryol, the believer Dennis Christensen, a subject of Denmark, was sentenced to six and a half years in prison.

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February 11, 2019

China Supports Russia’s Persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses – JWnews

While the world condemns the sentencing of Witnesses in Russia to harsh jail penalties for the only crime of practicing their faith, China applauds the persecution.

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February 9, 2019

Top Posts for all time – JWnews

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February 9, 2019

The UN accused Russia of violating international obligations because of the sentencing of a member of Jehovah’s Witnesses – JWnews

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, stated that the court’s decision “is in fact criminalizing the right to profess a religion or to adhere to any kind of faith.”

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February 8, 2019

Russia detains more Jehovah’s Witnesses amid crackdown – JWnews

“We agree with President Putin that persecuting peaceful believers is utter nonsense, and call on Russia to respect freedom of religion,” Andrea Kalan, a spokeswoman for the US embassy in Moscow, said on Twitter.

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February 7, 2019

Kremlin propaganda ?

Danish citizen Dennis Christensen, sentenced in Russia for work in the interests of Jehovah’s Witnesses, which is banned in the country as an extremist organization, was aware of the ban, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has stated.

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February 7, 2019

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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February 7, 2019

Putin is preparing orders for “Jehovah’s Witnesses” – JWnews

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February 7, 2019

Jehovah’s Kristensen will file a complaint with the ECHR – JWnews

The protection of the follower of Jehovah’s Witness, Danish Christensen from Denmark, who was sentenced in Russia to six years in prison for extremism, will file a complaint with the ECHR, attorney Anton Bogdanov reported this to MBH Media.

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February 6, 2019

Danish Jehovah’s witness gets 6 years for ‘extremism’ in Russia – JWnews

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A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a Jehovah’s Witness to six years in prison for “extremism”, in the first conviction of its kind since a 2017 law that outlawed the religious group.

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February 4, 2019

The media never writes about it – JWnews

Imagine a charitable organization that successfully treats children for cancer. Cured many children. But the media never writes about it.

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February 1, 2019

Philippines, Jehovah’s Witnesses Circuit Assembly today at SMX Bacolod – JWnews

THE Jehovah’s Witnesses will be holding a circuit assembly at the SMX Convention Center at SM City Bacolod today, Feb. 2, beginning at 9:10 a.m.

The event is free of charge and open to all.

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February 1, 2019

Pressure on Jehovah’s Witnesses by Russian security forces – JWnews

On January 1, investigators interrogated believers, including elderly women, in the case of Natalia Sorokina and Maria Troshina in the town of Sychevka, Smolensk Region. One of the believers was threatened with removal from the child’s family.

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February 1, 2019

Russia, Cities told to fight against Jehovah’s Witnesses – JWnews

The administration of the Kemerovo region warned the heads of cities and districts of the continuing activity of Jehovah’s Witnesses and called for counteracting them by attracting the media and “traditional” confessions.

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January 31, 2019

Dennis Christensen, trial – JWnews

When asked by journalists, Valentina Viktorovna reported that, as provided for by the legislation, information on further consideration of the case will be posted on the website of the court.

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January 25, 2019

Joint statement on the freedom to religion or belief in Russia – JWnews

We, the members of the NGO coalition Civic Solidarity Platform, express our deep concern for the deprivation of the right to freedom of religion or belief towards Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia and the persecution of the Community members.

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January 25, 2019

TURKMENISTAN: Time to jail Jehovah’s Witnesses – JWnews

With the 7 January one-year jailing of 18-year-old Azamatjan Narkulyev, 12 conscientious objectors – all Jehovah’s Witnesses – are now jailed for refusing compulsory military service on grounds of conscience. No officials would comment on why, in defiance of United Nations calls, Turkmenistan jails these young men.

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January 25, 2019

FSB investigating Jehovah’s Witness, bank accounts blocked – JWnews

His pregnant wife had to be rushed to hospital, where she suffered a miscarriage. Jehovah’s Witnesses say this was caused by psychological stress. “The young couple do not have children and have taken this tragedy very badly,” Jehovah’s Witnesses added.

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January 25, 2019

Jehovah’s Witnesses, ‘A Litmus Test For Religious Freedom’ in Russia (video) – JWnews

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