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April 28, 2017

Religious freedom dying in Russia, missionary says

Russia’s nationwide outlaw of Jehovah’s Witnesses will likely ricochet and strike other religions outside of Russian Orthodoxy there, said a Baptist missionary forced to shut down his church in central Russia.

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April 28, 2017

Russian Catholic official criticizes court ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russia’s Catholic Church has condemned a Supreme Court decision to outlaw the Jehovah’s Witnesses and warned the move will increase fears of new restrictions on Catholic rights.

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April 27, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses Coordinate Rebuilding Work After Super Typhoon Nock-Ten

MANILA, Philippines—Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Philippines have launched a major disaster relief project to repair and rebuild homes that were damaged or destroyed by Super Typhoon Nock-Ten (locally named “Nina”).

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April 27, 2017

Russia, Jehovah’s Witnesses will continue to believe

This decision is obviously illegitimate

” Portal-Credo.Ru “: How do you assess the decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation to ban the activities of Jehovah’s Witnesses?

Pastor Yuri Sipko: If the Ministry of Justice filed a lawsuit with the Supreme Court, the fate of the organization of Jehovah’s Witnesses was

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April 27, 2017

Voronezh, falsification of evidence against Jehovah’s Witnesses

On December 20, 2016, a judge of the Leninsky District Court of Voronezh, Alexander Kuryanov, ruled to suspend the activities of a local religious organization of Jehovah’s Witnesses for a period of 1.5 months for allegedly “storing extremist materials.” In fact, the lawyers presented to the court all evidence that brochures were planted to believers.

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April 27, 2017

Russian law enforcement officers plant banned literature (video) ?

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Planting banned literature.

On September 20, 2016, law enforcement officers in masks searched the worship building of Jehovah’s Witnesses at the Nezlobnaya Station (Stavropol Region). The records of security cameras clearly show the actions of law enforcement.

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April 27, 2017

UK 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.”

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April 27, 2017

State Dept. Condemns Russian Religious Clampdown

“The United States is extremely concerned by the Russian government’s actions targeting and repressing members of religious minorities, including Jehovah’s Witnesses, under the pretense of combating extremism,” Acting State Department spokesman Mark C. Toner told U.S. News by email late Thursday night.

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April 27, 2017

On Hitler’s birthday 175,000 prisoners of conscience.

On 20 April, Hitler’s birthday, Russia became the first European country to prohibit the religious confession of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Hitler also tried to do this, but did not succeed. A bit later Stalin tried, with similar results. According to the decision of the Supreme Court, for the first time since 1918

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April 27, 2017

Protestant attorney regrets failure of justice in court’s decision

At the start of consideration of this case in the Russian Supreme Court there was still a glimmer of hope that the court would base its decision on the supremacy of the law and not on the momentary political conjunction. Moreover, it was evident that the lawyers for the Russian Ministry of Justice were not prepared for most of the questions and were unable to argue their position.

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April 27, 2017

Why the persecution of “Jehovah’s Witnesses” in Russia should alert us

It t is unlikely that anyone in the West noticed this, but last week the Russian Supreme Court banned the activities of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the country and confiscated all the property of this group. We were too busy with our experiences about fascism in France and the war with Korea.

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April 27, 2017

USCIRF Condemns Russian Supreme Court Decision Banning the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russian Justice Ministry attorney Svetlana Borisova reportedly said in court that the Jehovah’s Witnesses “pose a threat to the rights of citizens, public order and public security.”

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April 27, 2017

USCIRF Releases 2017 Annual Report mentions Jehovah’s Witnesses

This year’s report calls on the Secretary of State to designate Russia as a CPC partly due to its continued use of its “anti-extremism” law as a tool to repeatedly curtail religious freedoms for various faiths, most recently the Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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April 27, 2017

The USA threatens Russia with new restrictions in connection with the ban of “Jehovah’s Witnesses”

The Federal Commission for Religious Freedom of the United States came to the conclusion that it is necessary to include Russia in the number of countries “of particular concern” in connection with violations of the right of citizens to freedom of conscience, Tass reports.

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April 26, 2017

Russian Supreme Court provoked a severe act of religious intolerance in St. Petersburg

A few hours after the Russian Supreme Court announced the decision to liquidate the center of Jehovah’s Witnesses, late on the evening of April 20, 2017, a group of men drove up to two passenger cars to the largest worship building of Jehovah’s Witnesses in St. Petersburg, located on Kolomyazhsky Prospekt.

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April 26, 2017

” The elimination of freedom of conscience in Russia “

“The prohibition of Jehovah’s Witnesses – the next stage of the elimination of freedom of conscience in Russia, proclaimed in 1990 in the USSR” – lawyer GALINA KRYLOVA

Recognition by the extremist organization of the Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia, its liquidation and prohibition of activities on the territory of the Russian Federation is extremely unfortunate. This is another stage in the elimination of freedom of conscience, which was proclaimed in 1990 by legislation still the USSR.

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April 26, 2017

The prosecutor’s office insists on an administrative fine of up to 50 thousand rubles

The decision to bring to administrative responsibility was handed down by the Ashinsky city prosecutor’s office of the Chelyabinsk region against a local resident who conducted religious meetings.

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April 26, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia

• Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia
• Historic Milestones

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April 26, 2017

Ban On Activities Of Jehovah’s Witnesses In Russia Sparks Off Reactions

The ban on the activities of Jehovah`s Witnesses in Russia through a Supreme Court judgment in that country has sparked off reactions from concerned individuals across the globe.

Here in Benin City, some respondents who include members of the clergy described the ban as an infringement on freedom of religion and right of conscience.

April 26, 2017

Special broadcast about Russian Witnesses

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April 25, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses Already Feeling Russian Ban Impact

In the meantime, the group’s bank accounts in Russia have already been frozen and most kingdom halls, where members gather for services and prayer,

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April 25, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses start closing their Brooklyn Heights tunnels

The Watchtower, which has sold off many of its Brooklyn Heights properties, is starting to shut down the tunnels that connect them.
Last week, the Jehovah’s Witnesses deactivated one of the tunnels that connect their big Brooklyn Heights residential buildings by filling it with concrete.

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April 25, 2017

ODIHR and OSCE concerned over Jehovah’s Witness ban in Russia

“clearly violates the fundamental right to religious freedom”

Michael Georg Link, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and Professor Ingeborg Gabriel, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Combating Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination, also focusing on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians and Members of Other Religions

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April 25, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses Ban Spells End for Russia’s Religious Diversity

This week the Russian Supreme Court declared the Jehovah’s Witnesses an extremist organization. The ruling puts the Witnesses on par with ISIS and al-Qaida. The organization’s national center outside of St. Petersburg will be shuttered, and its members even more vulnerable to arrest simply for practicing their faith.

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April 25, 2017

FYI – Church, state seeing eye to eye in Putin’s Orthodox Russia

The Russian Orthodox Church is expanding its influence in what was once an officially godless state – and President Vladimir Putin appears eager to harness that resurgent power of faith to promote his own agenda.

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April 25, 2017

A Grave Defeat for Religious Rights in Russia

Russia’s crackdown on religious activity took a major step forward this week as the Justice Ministry banned Jehovah’s Witnesses. Russia has steadily curtailed rights to evangelize in recent years, but this move signals their commitment to aggressively policing private religious activity.

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April 25, 2017

Why Russia’s new ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses is so troubling

Moscow, Russia, Apr 21, 2017 / 08:01 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- The Jehovah’s Witnesses have been banned as an extremist group in a Thursday Supreme Court decision that observers feared signaled a further step back for religious liberty.

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April 25, 2017

Is Jehovah’s Witness really an extremist organisation?

Jehovah’s Witnesses has been recently labelled an ‘extremist organisation’ in Russia.
This ruling was passed after six days of hearings by the Supreme Court after the Russian Justice Ministry filed a lawsuit in order to shut down the group’s national headquarters near St Petersburg.

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April 25, 2017

A Not-So-Secret Jehovah’s Witnesses Underground Tunnel in Brooklyn Heights Is No More!

At least one branch of Brooklyn Heights’ not-so-secret tunnels is gone. For years, four private underground tunnels have connected numerous Jehovah’s Witnesses buildings in the neighborhood.

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April 25, 2017

Russia: Jehovah’s Witnesses banned from Russia, ruled to be extremist group

Russia’s highest court banned the Jehovah’s Witnesses organisation from operating on the territory of the country at the Supreme Court in Moscow, Thursday.

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