Legal Case of the Week: Six Jehovah’s Witnesses convicted of belonging to an extremist organisation and given suspended sentences

Week-ending 9 October 2020 On 8 October 2020 in the city of Ulyanovsk six Jehovah's Witnesses were given suspended sentences ranging from two and a half to four years, with…

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Legal Case of the Week: Two Jehovah’s Witnesses sentenced to four years in prison

Week-ending 4 September 2020 On Wednesday, 2 September 2020, a court in Russia's Siberian city of Kemerovo sentenced two Jehovah's Witnesses to four years in prison each, RFE/RL reported. Sergei Britvin…

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Legal Case of the Week: Prosecutors object to parole for Jehovah’s Witness Dennis Christensen

Week-ending 3 July 2020 Dennis Christensen (behind the windows) talks with his interpreter at the Zheleznodorzhy District Court in Oryol, January 28, 2019 © 2019 Human Rights Watch Prosecutors in Russia…

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Quote for the Week. Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group: ‘In a shocking escalation of repression in occupied Crimea, a Russian-controlled court has revoked the fine imposed upon Ukrainian Jehovah’s Witness Artem Gerasimov and sentenced him to six years’ imprisonment.’

Wee-ending 5 June 2020 Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group: 'In a shocking escalation of repression in occupied Crimea, a Russian-controlled court has revoked the fine imposed upon Ukrainian Jehovah’s Witness Artem…

Continue Reading Quote for the Week. Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group: ‘In a shocking escalation of repression in occupied Crimea, a Russian-controlled court has revoked the fine imposed upon Ukrainian Jehovah’s Witness Artem Gerasimov and sentenced him to six years’ imprisonment.’