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July 10, 2018

EU court says Jehovah’s Witnesses must comply with data privacy laws in door-to-door preaching

Jehovah’s Witnesses must obtain consent from people before they take down their personal details during door-to-door preaching in order to comply with EU data privacy rules, Europe’s top court ruled on Tuesday.

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July 7, 2018

FYI – Is God male?

The Episcopal Church debates whether to change its Book of Common Prayer.

The terms for God, in the poetic language of the prayers written for centuries, have almost always been male: Father. King. Lord.
This week, the church is debating whether to overhaul that prayer book — in large part to make clear that God doesn’t have a gender.

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July 4, 2018

Jehovah’s Witnesses church in Olympia a total loss after another fire

An incredible loss because it is a total loss of a church. When firefighters rushed to the scene overnight Tuesday, flames were shooting through the roof. By the time the flames were gone, the roof was caved in and the inside was even worse.

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June 29, 2018

FYI — Republican tax law hits churches

House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady is defending a controversial provision of the GOP tax law that requires churches and other historically tax-exempt organizations to begin paying a 21 percent tax on some types of fringe benefits they provide their employees.

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June 29, 2018

Inside the Secretive World of Jehovah’s Witnesses (video)

Jehovah’s Witnesses have a long history of being persecuted around the world. Their activities are banned or restricted in several countries. They are considered an extremist organization in Russia, while their members are imprisoned in South Korea and Eritrea.

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June 29, 2018

South Korean Men Will Soon be Able to Choose an Alternative to Mandatory Military Service

South Korea, one of the few nations that conscripts all able-bodied men into military service, will now allow conscientious objectors to substitute the required two years with community service.

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June 29, 2018

Thousands of Jehovah’s Witnesses to attend three-day Fargo convention

About 4,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses will be in Fargo this weekend for a massive three-day regional convention at Scheels Arena.

The “Be Courageous!” 2018 convention here beginning Friday, June 29, through Sunday, July 1, is one of many around the country and globe, including Hungary, Japan and Australia.

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June 29, 2018

Russia persecutes Jehovah’s Witnesses – rights watchdog

‘The Jehovah’s Witness faith is not an extremist organization,’ says Human Rights Watch director Rachel Denber. ‘(Russian) Authorities should stop this religious persecution of its worshippers now.’

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June 29, 2018

JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES WILL NOW BE EXEMPT FROM MILITARY SERVICE ACT IN SOUTH KOREA

A momentous change has occurred in South Korea. The South Korean Constitutional Court has ruled that a section of the Military Service Act is unconstitutional. The law is one of the oldest laws of the modern Korean government, existing for 65 years.

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June 28, 2018

FYI, NIGERIA A DANGEROUS COUNTRY FOR CHRISTIANS

Christians are the most persecuted religious group in the world. According to Pew Research Center, hundreds of thousands of Christians are killed every year, and many more have had their religious freedoms limited.

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June 28, 2018

SOUTH KOREA MAY STOP JAILING JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES

South Korea’s Constitutional Court is potentially making a historic change. The court will rule on whether a Korean man can legitimately refuse to serve in the military as a consciousness objector.

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June 27, 2018

Harassment of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Bulgaria

Muslims, Mormons, and Jehovah’s Witnesses reported multiple cases of physical assaults, harassment, and threats against members of their communities in Bulgaria, while Protestant pastors reported harassment from Orthodox priests, who said the pastors represented “sects”, a US State Department annual report said.

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June 27, 2018

Faces of Auschwitz

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June 23, 2018

Fined for a link to the website of Jehovah’s Witnesses

It follows from the court’s decision that in February 2015, Semenova posted a link to the site of Jehovah’s Witnesses (jw.org) on ​​the page in the social network “VKontakte”, which is considered extremist and included in the Federal List of Extremist Materials (paragraph 2904).

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June 22, 2018

Putin Advisers Question Legality Of Prosecution Of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Advisers to Russian President Vladimir Putin have questioned the legality of criminal cases opened against members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, saying law enforcement is misinterpreting a ruling last year by jailing people for collective bible reading and praying.

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June 20, 2018

Wife of Jehovah’s Witness arrested in Ufa

Anatoly Vilitkevich became the first in Russia arrested follower of Jehovah’s Witnesses. His wife gave an interview to ProUfu.Ru, in which she told the details of her husband’s detention.

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June 20, 2018

In fact, this happens to us

150 thousand of our fellow citizens, peaceful and honest people, are today outlawed. At any time, each of them can be arrested and sentenced to imprisonment. These people did not kill, did not rape, did not steal or be dishonored.

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June 19, 2018

Russia rounds up Jehovah’s Witnesses

Armed police officers have arrested at least 17 Jehovah’s Witnesses during raids on their homes across Russia.

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June 18, 2018

Holy Bible gives Jehovah’s Witnesses courage

Some 2,300 Jehovah’s Witnesses converged on Jersey City’s Journal Square last weekend for one of their regional conventions on the theme “Be Courageous.” And if you peruse the program for the intensive three days of talks, videos and songs, there is only one way to show them how: the Bible.

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June 18, 2018

Thousands come to Evansville for Jehovah’s Witness Convention

It’s the fifteenth year for the Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses at the Evansville Ford Center.

It’s a tradition that started decades ago and brings families from all over the Midwest together. The message this year is to be courageous.

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June 16, 2018

EU Statement on the Situation of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia

The European Union is deeply concerned by the recent reports of increased government harassment of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia, which includes police raids of private homes, arbitrary detentions and intimidations.

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June 16, 2018

Russia, Jehovah’s Witnesses became accused

I never saw my husband again

I heard that my husband went to open the door.

“Are you Petrov?” – and he could not even answer, because, apparently, so they twisted it, he only croaked: “Yes, I’m Petrov.” Then they took him away, and I never saw my husband again.

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June 9, 2018

Supreme Court of Azerbaijan supports the decision to pay compensation to Jehovah’s Witnesses

On April 16, 2018, the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan upheld the decision of the lower court, according to which Irina Zakharchenko and Valide Dzhabrailova should be compensated for an unfair 11-month prison sentence. Earlier, in February 2017, the Supreme Court removed from both women a criminal charge of distributing religious literature without state permission. However, the Supreme Court entrusted the consideration of the issue of compensation to the civil courts.

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June 8, 2018

At the UN, representatives from Russia discussed the issue of religious freedom

The ban on the activities of the administrative center and local organizations of Jehovah’s Witnesses as extremist, has become the largest repressive action against believers since the times of the USSR. This decision has put tens of thousands of Russian citizens at risk of criminal prosecution if they continue to practice their religion.

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June 8, 2018

Why did the Russian state declare war on Jehovah’s Witnesses

The largest in Russia alternative Christian organization of Jehovah’s Witnesses (SI) is actually dispersed. A year ago, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation banned the Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses, accusing him of extremism.

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June 8, 2018

Austrian government is sharply criticized for Putin’s visit

The political party New Austria and the Liberal Forum (NEOS) and human rights organizations accuse the Austrian government of the fact that Vladimir Putin’s visit to Vienna undermines a single pan-European policy towards the Russian Federation.

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June 8, 2018

WIVES OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES IMPRISONED IN RUSSIA SEND LETTER TO PUTIN ADVISER

The wives of Jehovah’s Witnesses rounded up and imprisoned in Russia have written an open letter to a top adviser of President Vladimir Putin, asking him to stop the campaign of terror against the religious group.

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June 6, 2018

Armenia minority religious groups continue to worship freely

Although the constitution of Armenia states that everyone has freedom of thought, conscience, and religion, religious minority groups stated they were particularly concerned with the potentially negative effect on minority religious groups of a draft law on religious freedom, the report by State Department said.

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June 6, 2018

Requiring fourth-grader to participate in Pledge ?

The fourth-grader at Explorer K-8 School stood silently on Sept. 11, hands by his side, as his classmates recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

A Jehovah’s Witness forbidden from worshiping objects, the boy’s behavior was not unusual.

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June 5, 2018

Leah Remini to tackle Jehovah’s Witnesses in new special

Leah Remini reportedly has a new unscripted special at A&E in the works that will tackle the intricacies of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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