Russia steps up pressure on Jehovah’s Witnesses – JWnews

While in some regions of Russia Jehovah’s Witnesses (JW) have been deemed “extremists”, like the militants of the Islamic State or neo-Nazis, the State Duma (the lower house of parliament) is studying how to introduce a legal concept of “sect” that does not violate the Constitution and could be used to ban the activities of certain religious organizations from the country.

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