April 20, 2017

Professor of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

“If Jehovah’s Witnesses are extremists, then we are all extremists”

“In those years when I was the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, I often touched Jehovah’s Witnesses in different countries during fact-finding missions, because Jehovah’s Witnesses are one of the communities that are most at risk, while Society as a whole ignores their situation.

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April 20, 2017

Professor of Comparative Religious Studies at Leipzig University

“Prejudice against Jehovah’s Witnesses is groundless”

“The religious association of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Germany is pretty well known. Largely due to their preaching activities. But there are many prejudices against them. In particular, for this reason, the process of recognizing Jehovah’s Witnesses as a public-law corporation has been so long.

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April 20, 2017

Royal lawyer, representative of Great Britain under the Venice Commission

“A shocking example of how a bad law is used for an even worse purpose”

“I have experience of communicating with Jehovah’s Witnesses, and quite extensive. I know them as soft and very convinced people in their views, but this does not distinguish them from many others.

Calling extremism the idea that your religion is true, and someone is false, or call it terrorism, is, frankly speaking, absurd. I do not represent, that with it have agreed though in any country. I fully share the belief that the Russian government behaves in this situation in an extreme way.

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April 20, 2017

Russian court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses as extremist group

Russia’s Supreme Court formally banned Jehovah’s Witnesses as an extremist organization Thursday and ordered the state to seize its property in Russia, according to Russian news media.

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April 20, 2017

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April 20, 2017

LOS TESTIGOS DE JEHOVÁ SON PROHIBIDOS POR EL TRIBUNAL SUPREMO DE RUSIA DESPUÉS DE QUE EL TAG “EXTREMISTA” ESTÁ INCLUIDO

La Corte Suprema de Rusia declaró a los Testigos de Jehová como una organización extremista, ordenando la liquidación de sus activos y prohibiendo todas las actividades en el país, informaron medios estatales rusos el jueves.
• La prohibición no entrará en vigor hasta que se haya escuchado la apelación del grupo. El fallo sostiene una reclamación hecha por el Ministerio de Justicia de Rusia.

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April 20, 2017

JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES BANNED BY RUSSIA’S SUPREME COURT AFTER ‘EXTREMIST’ TAG IS UPHELD

Russia’s Supreme Court has declared Jehovah’s Witnesses an extremist organization, ordering its assets liquidated and banning all activities in the country, Russian state media reported Thursday.
• The ban will not come into force until after the group’s appeal is heard. The ruling upholds a claim made by Russia’s Ministry of Justice.

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April 20, 2017

Russia Supreme Court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russia’s Supreme Court on Thursday issued a ruling banning Jehovah’s Witnesses after finding the group to be extremist.

Supreme Court judge Yury Ivanenko said Russia had decided to close down “the administrative centre of Jehovah’s Witnesses and the local organisations in its fold and turn their property over to the Russian Federation.”

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April 20, 2017

April 20, Russia’s Supreme Court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses as extremist organization

Russia’s Supreme Court has ruled to recognize Jehovah’s Witnesses as an extremist organization and liquidate it

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April 20, 2017

Russian court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses, rules group is extremist

Russia’s Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Jehovah’s Witnesses was an “extremist” organization after the justice ministry applied for an order to shut down the group’s national headquarters near St Petersburg, Russian news agencies reported.

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April 20, 2017

Russian court bans ‘extremist’ Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russia’s Supreme Court has ruled that Jehovah’s Witnesses was an “extremist” organisation after the justice ministry applied for an order to shut down the group’s national headquarters near St Petersburg, Russian news agencies have reported.

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April 20, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia deemed to be extremist, banning its work and seizing the property.

“The Supreme Court has ruled to sustain the claim of Russia’s Ministry of Justice and deem the ‘Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia’ organization extremist, eliminate it and ban its activity in Russia,” the judge Yuri Ivanenko ruled.

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April 20, 2017

April 20, Russian Ministry of Justice on the prohibition of Jehovah’s Witnesses

13:15 The courtroom of the Supreme Court is gradually filled with listeners. Feelings of difficulty with restrained excitement. The parties are deliberately preparing to speak in the debate.

13:50 Most of the seats in the hall are already occupied.

14:09 Hearings begin.

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April 19, 2017

FYI – What do recycled tires have to do with religious liberty?

The Supreme Court heard arguments in a closely watched church-state case Wednesday, and all eyes were on Justice Neil Gorsuch who was hearing the biggest case of the term so far during his first full week on the bench.

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April 19, 2017

“The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived”, extremist ?

A decision passed without the knowledge of believers will be appealed.

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April 19, 2017

Why are some publications of Jehovah’s Witnesses included in the list of extremist materials (FEMC)?

The inclusion of a number of books by Jehovah’s Witnesses in the FEMC is the only reason for accusations of extremism in Russia against the followers of this religion. Because of what are Bible-based publications freely distributed throughout the world in hundreds of languages, declared in Russia “extremist”?

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April 19, 2017

Proceedings from the court case of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia

On April 5, 2017, the Supreme Court of Russia began hearings on the lawsuit to liquidate Jehovah’s Witnesses. A textual report is being conducted from the courtroom.

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April 19, 2017

Apr. 19, Russia’s Supreme Court to hold debates on Jehovah’s Witnesses case

Russia’s Supreme Court on April 20 will hold debates over the Justice Ministry’s request for banning Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia, a TASS correspondent reports.

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April 19, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses join global letter writing campaign

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Saint Lucia are taking part in a global letter writing campaign, appealing to authorities in Russia against moves to ban Witness activities in Russia.

The direct written appeal to Kremlin and Supreme Court officials by the Witnesses here follows an invitation to more than 8, 000,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses worldwide

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April 19, 2017

Spain, Consuelo Madrigal, lawyer, teacher, until 2016 the general prosecutor of Spain.

Consuelo Madrigal: “I do not consider Jehovah’s Witnesses to be dangerous at all”

“In Spain, they [Jehovah’s Witnesses] have been registered with the Register of Religious Organizations of the Ministry of Justice since 1970.

Since that day and until now, this denomination has prompted its members to live in harmony with their faith and views.

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April 19, 2017

France, Jean-Marie Delarue, member of the French Council of State

Jean-Marie Delarue: “In practice, this means that the struggle is not against extremism, and with the religion”

“Jehovah’s Witnesses in France are the same citizens as everyone else. There is no reason to think otherwise. Some of their beliefs are characteristic only of them. But these beliefs do not run counter to the values ​​of the French Republic and do not conflict with the teachings of other religions existing in France.

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April 19, 2017

A book with a retelling of the life of Christ was recognized as extremist

The prosecutor’s office obtained a ban on the book, which is a chronological retelling of the four Gospels.

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April 19, 2017

Why is it wrong to consider Jehovah’s Witnesses to be extremists?

The incitement of hatred towards people is alien to Jehovah’s Witnesses, because they follow the love-loving covenants of Jesus Christ. To attribute extremism to them is erroneous for several reasons.

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April 19, 2017

The Leningrad regional court refused to recognize as “extremist” brochures of Jehovah’s Witnesses

On October 13, 2016, the collegium of the Leningrad Regional Court quashed the decision of the lower court, which, according to the prosecutor’s office, mistakenly recognized the brochures of Jehovah’s Witnesses as “extremist materials.” The million party has lain under arrest for more than a year and a half.

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April 19, 2017

April 19 Russian Supreme Court Case of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Proceedings from the court case of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia can be found below.

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April 18, 2017

What’s New at JW.org

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April 18, 2017

RUSSIA’S BAN OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES AS ‘EXTREMIST’

The Russian justice ministry’s call for the country’s Jehovah’s Witnesses headquarters to be shut down represents an attempt to “eliminate the legal existence” of the religion, said the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).

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April 17, 2017

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April 17, 2017

Is Improvement in Sight for Jehovah’s Witnesses in Uzbekistan?

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Uzbekistan are cautiously optimistic that the Uzbekistan authorities will allow them to practice their faith without interference. Igor Yurchenko, a local representative of Jehovah’s Witnesses involved in meetings with Uzbekistan officials in 2013, stated. . .

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April 17, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses releases JW Library Sign Language on Android today

JW LIBRARY SIGN LANGUAGE is an official app produced by Jehovah’s Witnesses. It downloads, organizes, and plays sign-language videos from jw.org, the official website of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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