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January 21, 2018

The court refused to consider the complaint of “Jehovah’s Witnesses” | JW News

The court refused to consider the complaint of “Jehovah’s Witnesses” to seize their building in St. Petersburg
According to the court, the representatives of the religious organization did not pay the state fee.

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January 5, 2018

Russia, Jehovah’s Witnesses and the (USCIRF) | JW News

The List No One Wants to Be On

In outlawing the Jehovah’s Witnesses, Russia absurdly claimed that this pacifist, non-political group was a threat under Russia’s anti-extremism laws.

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January 4, 2018

Saturday intrusion, reflection on Jehovah’s Witnesses | JW News

It’s Saturday and the Jehovah’s Witnesses have arrived. “Oh no! I don’t wanna talk to those people! Please – go away. Maybe if we ignore them . . . ” and on it goes. Avoidance of reality – seems we’re really good at that.

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January 1, 2018

Biblical implications: Israel digs up 2,700-year-old ‘governor’ of Jerusalem seal in Old City

Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Monday a 2,700-year-old clay seal imprinted with images and Hebrew words that may have belonged to a biblical governor of Jerusalem.

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January 1, 2018

Update: Driver Of Bus In Deadly Jehovah’s Witness Crash Takes Deal

The bus driver behind the wheel of the chartered bus that slammed into an overhang at Miami International Airport, killing two and injuring more than two dozen others, has accepted a plea deal

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December 25, 2017

End of the world is NEAR: Head of Russian church warns Putin | JW News

Has Patriarch Kirill been listening to Jehovah’s Witnesses ?

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He told worshippers at Christ the Saviour Cathedral in the centre of Russian capital Moscow the coming apocalypse was “already visible to the naked eye”.

Maybe he sees the “Handwriting on the wall” ?

The head of the Orthodox church said: “Today is not the time to rock the boat of human passions. Today is the time to rally all healthy forces.

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December 21, 2017

RUSSIA: Property sell-offs follow Jehovah’s Witness ban | JW News

Following the Supreme Court ban on all Jehovah’s Witness activity – in force since July – Regional Justice Ministry branches are preparing to sell off their confiscated property.
Jehovah’s Witnesses experience increased law enforcement harassment, plus vandalism and violence.

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December 21, 2017

Russia vs Holy Bible | JW News

On December 20, 2017 at 21:55 the Leningrad Regional Court upheld the decision of the Vyborg City Court to recognize the Russian translation of the Bible spread by Jehovah’s Witnesses as “extremist material”. Representatives of the right holder intend to appeal this decision.
December 21, 2017

‘Bloodless’ double-lung transplant in Toronto | JW News

Forty-year-old Kory Bradshaw is a Jehovah’s Witness who needed a double lung transplant. Because of his religion, a blood transfusion wasn’t allowed. Despite a risk of death, the surgery was performed successfully at Toronto General Hospital.

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December 19, 2017

FYI – “American Dream is rapidly becoming American Illusion,” warns UN | JW News

WASHINGTON, D.C. / GENEVA (15 December 2017) – The United States, one of the world’s richest nations and the “land of opportunity”, is fast becoming a champion of inequality, according to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston.

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December 19, 2017

S. Korea: Jehovah’s Witness lawyer sent to jail | JW News

Born to a family of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Baek Jong-keon realized the price of his faith in South Korea at an early age.

His father had gone to jail for refusing to take up arms, and his three older brothers chose the same path when the time came for them to serve their mandatory military service.

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December 19, 2017

S. Korea: Judge says government ‘negligent’ on conscientious objectors | JW News

The South Korean government’s failure to introduce an alternative service system for conscientious objectors is tantamount to “negligence,” a judge said Sunday, acquitting two religious objectors.

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December 18, 2017

Russia and Jehovah’s Witnesses property

You bought an apartment. The deal is framed with crystal clear, registered in all instances, you make re-planning as agreed with BTI, pay taxes. After 17 years, you are sued, recognize a sale transaction as legally null and confiscate an apartment. The paid taxes are not returned. This happened with a well-known international organization in Russia.

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December 11, 2017

The Watchtower sign is gone from the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ old headquarters in Brooklyn Heights

Iconic sign’s letters are headed for storage

It’s the end of an era.

The red-lettered Watchtower sign, an icon of the Brooklyn waterfront for many decades, is gone.

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December 9, 2017

Watchtower Library 2017

The Watchtower Library is used daily by hundreds of thousands looking for specific information that is Bible based. Join with others studying in the most valuable book ever written, God’s word the Bible, by way of the Watchtower Library..

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December 9, 2017

Two Jehovah’s Witnesses arrested for taking a walk

Sergei was accused of disobedience to policemen. Allegedly, he “refused to get into the vehicle,” although there was no vehicle at all.

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December 9, 2017

Russian court turns properties of banned Jehovah’s Witnesses over to government

A district court in St. Petersburg passed a resolution on Thursday to confiscate 16 items of real estate in St. Petersburg worth more than 880 million rubles [$14.9 mln], which belong to the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania registered in the U.S., and to turn them over to the government, the united press service of city courts said on Thursday.

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December 9, 2017

Russian court seizes $15mn worth of assets from banned Jehovah’s Witnesses ‘extremists’

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Real estate worth almost US$15 million belonging to Jehovah’s Witnesses around St. Petersburg have been transferred to the Russian state, after the organization was declared an “extremist” group earlier this year.

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November 11, 2017

Driver Of Bus In Deadly MIA Crash Takes Deal

The bus driver behind the wheel of the chartered bus that slammed into an overhang at Miami International Airport, killing two and injuring more than two dozen others, has accepted a plea deal.

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November 11, 2017

South Ossetia Joins Russia in Ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses

Breakaway South Ossetia is jumping on board with a Russian crackdown against Jehovah’s Witnesses as an “extremist” organization, with one separatist official suggesting that followers of the US-based religious community act in Tbilisi’s interests.

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November 11, 2017

Florida firm pays $200M for Jehovah’s Witnesses building

The Jehovah’s Witnesses continued their Brooklyn selling spree, offloading a Brooklyn Heights apartment building to private equity firm Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors for $200 million.

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November 11, 2017

Prosecutor’s Office brought official apologies to the Sergiev Posad Elders

Sergievoposadtsy Vyacheslav Stepanov and Andrei Sivak , who for seven years were prosecuted for their religion, received letters from the Sergiev Posad city prosecutor’s office with apologies and an explanation of the order of rehabilitation.

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November 11, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses in the UK were awarded the highest rating

The project of the building of the management center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the UK, as well as the methods of its construction, have been certified by BREEAM and have been awarded the highest rating “superbly” (BREEAM is the leading and most widely used method for assessing the environmental performance of buildings)

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September 1, 2017

LA firm scoops up Jehovah’s Witnesses building for $58M

The Jehovah’s Witnesses sold off another piece of their dwindling Brooklyn real estate portfolio to Los Angeles-based real estate investor Hawkins Way Capital for $58 million.

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September 1, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses are banned in Russia. That doesn’t stop them from worshipping.

In Putin’s Russia, Jehovah’s Witnesses are labeled “extremists” and accused of being American spies. Still, they keep their faith alive.

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September 1, 2017

Besieged Jehovah’s Witnesses resume work in Kazakhstan

Police took legal action against the organization for ignoring safety protocols for their building used in worship services.

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September 1, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses Tidy Up the Arena Before Big Convention (video)

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Construction has wrapped up inside Mohegan Sun Arena as workers replaced the stadium floor. But with the big construction project comes a big clean-up. As Eyewitness News Reporter Lauren Hensley explains, volunteers with a religious group are handling the effort themselves to ensure the stadium can open in time for their convention.

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August 31, 2017

Can the State Force Us to Agree with Its Views?

“There’s nothing new beneath the sun,” King Solomon famously said — and very little new before the U.S. Supreme Court. Though every generation likes to believe it’s grappling with unprecedented legal challenges, the precedents are usually there, with history holding up . . .

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August 31, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses list their last development site in Dumbo

The Jehovah’s Witnesses have listed a triangular lot near the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge, the group’s last development site in Dumbo. The property at 30 Front Street, or 1 York Street, could accommodate a 14-story mixed-use building, according to Brownstoner, who first spotted the listing.

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August 31, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses Lose Equipment to Burglars

Overnight on Monday, a burglary was reported at a house of worship in Belize City. Enterprising thieves broke into the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Cemetery Road and stole various electronic items which church members raised donations to acquire

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