July 18, 2017

EU criticizes Russia over Jehovah’s Witnesses ban

The European Union is criticizing Russia over its nationwide ban on the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious denomination, saying all must be able to practice their religion without interference.

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July 18, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses vow to appeal Russia ban in European court

“We plan to appeal this at the European Court of Human Rights as soon as we can,” Yaroslav Sivulskiy, a member of the European Association of Jehovah’s Christian Witnesses, said by phone.

“All legal avenues inside Russia have been exhausted.”

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July 18, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses vow to appeal Russia ban

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Jehovah’s Witnesses said on Tuesday it would appeal a ban on its activities in Russia at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, saying it had exhausted all other legal channels.

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July 18, 2017

Russian Supreme Court Rejects Jehovah’s Witnesses Appeal

Russia’s Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal to reverse its decision declaring the Jehovah’s Witnesses an “extremist” organization, state-run news agency RIA Novosti reported.

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July 17, 2017

German expert on “Jehovah’s Witnesses”

On Monday, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation recognized as legal the decision to ban “Jehovah’s Witnesses” in Russia. How does the German expert evaluate this organization?

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July 17, 2017

Russia Jehovah’s Witnesses banned after they lose appeal

Russia’s Supreme Court has ordered the disbanding of the Jehovah’s Witnesses on Russian territory.
The ban came into effect after the court rejected an appeal by the religious group against a ruling in April which declared it to be extremist.

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July 17, 2017

Russian Ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russia’s Supreme Court has rejected an appeal of its nationwide ban on the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious denomination.

The court’s appeals chamber has upheld the April approval of the Russian Justice Ministry’s call to halt Jehovah’s Witnesses activities and to declare it an extremist organization.

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July 17, 2017

Russia’s ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses can spark backlash in EU

After the Supreme Court ruling, Russia will appear in all reports on religious freedom as a country violating this freedom. Besides, this decision will be condemned by all Western countries. The Jehovah’s Witnesses ruling can become a . . .

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July 17, 2017

Russian Supreme Court upholds ruling to disband Jehovah’s Witnesses

MOSCOW, July 17. /TASS/. Appeals college of the Russian Supreme Court has upheld an earlier ruling of the court to quality the Jehovah’s Witnesses administrative center as an extremist organization, to disband it and to ban its activities on the Russian territory.

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July 17, 2017

Russia, Jehovah’s Witnesses and the decision of the Supreme Court July 17, 2017

On July 17, 2017, the Supreme Court of Russia missed the last chance to restore justice and justice to 175,000 Russian citizens who profess the religion of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Less than an hour of the meeting, it took a panel of three Supreme Court justices to leave unchanged the decision taken earlier by Judge Yuriy Ivanenko to eliminate and ban all registered organizations of this religion without exception.

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July 17, 2017

Russia’s Phony Jehovah’s Witnesses

How state television framed a bunch of university students to make this Christian group seem extra scary.

“It still isn’t clear why someone needed to gather us in front of the court,” Ivan said. “The dean of our faculty is surprised and appalled. He told me that the university rector asked him to send students to the court for educational purposes.”

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July 17, 2017

Couple teaches word of Jehovah

He’s 32. He was born in Middletown in a Jehovah’s Witnesses household that moved to Troy when he was young. He was home-schooled from seventh grade through high school. After graduating, he was a Jehovah’s Witnesses pioneer, which involves volunteering 70 hours a month, 840 hours a year, for seven years.

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July 17, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses lawyer asks Russian Supreme Court to question religious expert

MOSCOW, July 17. /TASS/. A lawyer for the Jehovah’s Witnesses has filed several motions at a session of the board of appeals of Russia’s Supreme Court that is considering a complaint against a decision to recognize the organization as extremist and ban its activity in the country.

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July 15, 2017

Today’s quote | JWnews

Jehovah’s Witnesses. They also believe that joggers who attend church services are false believers.
July 15, 2017

JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES IN KAZAKHSTAN FEAR REPEAT OF RUSSIA BAN AFTER ‘SCARY’ CRACKDOWN

After operations at its headquarters were suspended last week, Jehovah’s Witnesses in Kazakhstan fear their country’s government is going down the same path as neighboring Russia, where the Christian group was effectively banned earlier this year.

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July 9, 2017

Top searches at JWnews

These are some of the top search words used at JWnews over the years.

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July 8, 2017

“DON’T GIVE UP” – JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES

A total of 481 conventions are to be held all around the globe. The theme is developed at the Warwick, New York headquarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Bits and pieces of the programming content like videos are prepared at the national level, while each convention has multiple live sessions, like drama, Bible lessons, and interviews.

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July 8, 2017

JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES RAIDED BY 40 ARMED MASKED MEN

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Kazakhstan are not finding things easy, following decision of government to intensify activities against them with a view to stifle their operation.

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July 8, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses come to Bakersfield by the tens of thousands

They are probably the best-dressed, best-behaved group of convention-goers to come to Bakersfield each year.

The Jehovah’s Witnesses are holding their annual convention at the Rabobank Arena in the city’s downtown business district — and local businesses are thrilled.

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July 8, 2017

Video of Russian Authorities Raiding Peaceful Religious Meeting

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July 8, 2017

Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Tallinn, about 6,000 people will gather

On Friday, a congress of Jehovah’s Witnesses opens in Tallinn, it will be held for three days in the ice hall of Tondiraaba.

As expected, the congress will meet up to 6000 people, the Baltic News Service reports.

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July 5, 2017

Relocating the branch office, London


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July 5, 2017

Turkmenistan vs the UN Human Rights Committee

The UN Human Rights Committee (Committee) called upon the government of Turkmenistan to honor its commitments to protect the human rights of its citizens. * The decisions, released in 2015 and 2016, stated that the government must stop punishing conscientious objectors

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July 5, 2017

Jehovah’s Witnesses around the world.


What happened in:
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bulgaria
Chile
China
Egypt
Eritrea
Japan
Kazakhstan
Korea
Pakistan
Russia
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan


July 5, 2017

KAZAKHSTAN SLAMS FINES, SUSPENSION ON JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES AFTER RAID BY 40 ARMED MASKED MEN

“On June 29, 2017, a Kazakhstan court ordered the branch office of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Almaty, Kazakhstan, to suspend operations for three months and fined them approximately 680,000 KZT ($2,107)”, the JWs said on their website.

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July 5, 2017

Uzbekistan received the delegation of the Committee of religions “Jehovah’s Witnesses”

On June 28, 2017, a meeting with the delegation of the religious organization Jehovah’s Witnesses, a representative of the Governing Council in the United States Kenneth Flodin and representative of the European Association Lorenzo Trapanese, was held in the KPRK.

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July 5, 2017

Kazakhstan Government Suspends Branch Operations of Jehovah’s Witnesses

On June 29, 2017, a Kazakhstan court ordered the branch office of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Almaty, Kazakhstan, to suspend operations for three months and fined them approximately 680,000 KZT ($2,107).

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July 4, 2017

Russian court acquitted Sergiev Posad’s elders

Contrary to the persistent attempts of the prosecutor’s office to recognize the two peaceful believers as “extremists”, the court again issued an acquittal with the right to rehabilitation.

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July 3, 2017

A large biblical congress of Jehovah’s Witnesses will be held in Minsk in early July

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July 3, 2017

Jehovah’s Witness died in the Crimean Dzhankoy from an extensive heart attack after being accused by the court of “illegal missionary work”

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