Archive for ‘jehovah’s witnesses’

January 11, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court to weigh new religious rights case | JWnews

A town in Arizona discriminated against a local church by forcing it to remove signs notifying the public of its worship services.

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January 5, 2015

Alternatives to blood transfusions – video | JWnews

November 15, 2014

FYI – Woman May Have Contracted HIV from Manicure: Should You Be Worried?

The young woman, whose case is detailed in the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, was recently diagnosed with advanced HIV yet failed to meet any of the standard conditions for transmission — she’d never had sex, a blood transfusion or surgery, or gotten a piercing or tattoo.

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November 7, 2014

Governing Body Encourages Witnesses in Russia and Ukraine | JWnews

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November 7, 2014

Human rights court faults Georgia for its treatment of Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

TBILISI, DFWatch–The European Court of Human Rights last week found that Georgia has violated the human rights of the Jehovah’s Witnesses community in the country.

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November 7, 2014

KYRGYZSTAN: Religious freedom survey, November 2014 | JWnews

Protestant, Catholic, Baha’i, Hare Krishna, and Jehovah’s Witness communities and human rights defenders called for the Religion Law to be abolished or radically changed. No-one from the state-backed Muslim Board (known as the Muftiate, which controls all public expressions of Islam) was willing to talk.

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November 6, 2014

Kyrgyzstan’s Highest Court Upholds Religious Freedom for Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

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November 3, 2014

Azerbaijan, Imprisoned for Their Faith | JWnews

News release by JW.org

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November 3, 2014

Remember the victims of the Holocaust | JWnews

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

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November 3, 2014

Dallas Holocaust Musem | JWnews

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November 3, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses to hold annual convention next month | JWnews

TARLAC CITY — Members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious ministry are inviting their neighbors to attend their annual convention set here next month.

The theme of this year’s program is “Keep Seeking First God’s Kingdom.”

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November 3, 2014

Honduras: Witnesses were going to preach and then Tragedy | JWnews

The group of Jehovah’s Witnesses that crashed Friday in the town of San Juan de Opoa was going to preach their faith in rural areas of western Honduras.

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November 3, 2014

The “frightening truth about Jehovah’s Witnesses” | JWnews

Hundreds of leaflets have been issued in the area, claiming to reveal the “frightening truth about Jehovah’s Witnesses” as police say they will not tolerate religious hate crime

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November 1, 2014

FYI – Homosexuality, Incest, Abortion and Infanticide | JWnews


• New York appeals court unanimously OKs some incestuous marriages
• Six North Carolina judges quit after gay ‘marriage’ legalized
• Notre Dame’s ‘Gay in Christ’ Conference aims for fidelity, but speakers embrace ‘gay identity’
• Planned Parenthood official defends post-birth abortions

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October 31, 2014

FYI – ‘Euthanasia Rollercoaster’ Hailed by Anti-Human Scientists | JWnews

The creator of the coaster, Julijonas Urbonas, says the machine is engineered to take the life of a human being with “elegance and euphoria.

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October 31, 2014

FYI – After-birth abortion: why should the baby live? | JWnews

The moral status of an infant is equivalent to that of a fetus in the sense that both lack those properties that justify the attribution of a right to life to an individual.

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October 31, 2014

FYI – “After-birth ABORTION”, is this REAL ? | JWnews

Stating that newborn babies ‘aren’t people’ and it is therefore acceptable to kill them, two ‘ethicists’ writing for the peer-reviewed Journal of Medical Ethics are now calling for after-birth abortions. The writers, who worked with Australian universities in the construction of their paper, say that newborn babies simply do not have a “moral right to life.”

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October 31, 2014

FYI – Freedom of religion is topic of U.N. side event | JWnews

The U.N. side event on Oct. 24, co-hosted by the United Kingdom and BYU’s International Center for Law and Religion Studies, featured several noted authorities in the field. The session was attended by 60 people, including diplomats from missions to the U.N.

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October 31, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Farm Sale | JWnews

Kingdom Farm has been for sale for many years, but ‘For Sale’ signs have only appeared relatively recently. The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society is reportedly asking $3 million dollars for the 500 acre farm.

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October 31, 2014

FYI – Criminalizing innocent Christian behavior | JWnews

Two Christian ministers in Idaho, Donald and Evelyn Knapp, have allegedly been ordered to perform same-sex wedding ceremonies at their chapel or face fines or jail sentences.

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October 31, 2014

Thousands join Jehovah’s Witnesses in mass baptism – pictures | JWnews

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October 31, 2014

Getting to know Jehovah’s Witnesses as the Melbourne convention approaches | JWnews

Some 70,000 delegates from 60 countries are expected to descend upon Etihad Stadium for the largest-ever Australian gathering. Here’s a handy guide to who they are and why they’re here.

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October 31, 2014

Cleanliness is next to Godliness for Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

Jehovah’s Witnesses have a reputation in the events industry: they will leave your venue in better condition than they found it.

It’s a sentiment that rings true to the management at Etihad Stadium.

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October 31, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses descend on Melbourne – in pictures | JWnews

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October 31, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses convention to bring 24,000 visitors to Hawaii | JWnews

The Jehovah’s Witnesses 2014 International Convention will bring in 24,000 delegates from 10 countries over two November weekends, according to the Hawaii Tourism Authority.

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October 31, 2014

Bearing Witness: Filmmaker Tells Story of Diverse Nazi Victims Branded by “Triangles” | JWnews

Brown for Gypsies, purple for Jehovah’s Witnesses; and red for liberals, communists, anarchists and political prisoners in general.

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October 31, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation vs the State of Georgia in 2007 | JWnews

იეჰოვას მოწმეების კრების vs საქართველოს სახელმწიფოს 2007 წელს

In the last few years, Georgia has had a surge in discrimination against religious minorities. A new report reveals that also a silent, invisible day-to-day form of discrimination is prevalent within government institutions and among public servants.

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October 31, 2014

Russian Justice Ministry’s Federal List of Extremist Materials and Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

Jehovah’s Witness literature continues to be ruled “extremist” by courts in Russia, opening the way for yet more prosecutions for their possession or distribution under Article 20.29 of Russia’s Code of Administrative Offences

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October 31, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses invite all to the Kukum Kingdom Hall | JWnews

Alasi, Auki, Honiara, Lata, Makira, Munda, and Ngalifasi.

For the next two weeks, Jehovah’s Witnesses will extend personal invitations to as many people as possible from Biluro, Bemuta, Choiseul, Honiara, Mbarande, Tulagi, and Yandina to attend the convention in Honiara with them. ‘

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October 31, 2014

KYRGYZSTAN: Contradictory court decisions, arbitrary official action | JWnews

Jehovah’s Witnesses and other religious communities have faced severe harassment and raids from the authorities in trying to exercise their right to freedom of religion or belief.

SCRA claims rulings do not mean what they say they mean

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