Foreign Office urges Russia to uphold human rights after Jehovah’s Witnesses ruling

The Foreign Office has condemned a decision by the Russian Supreme Court to label Jehovah’s Witnesses “extremists.”
Baroness Anelay, the foreign office minister with responsibility for human rights, said the judgement was alarming.
She said that the Russian Supreme Court’s decision to describe the group as extremist “effectively criminalizes the peaceful worship of 175,000 Russian citizens

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