Russia officially banned Jehovah's Witnesses
in 2017 and declared the group an extremist organization.
Armed police detained Dennis Christensen, a 46-year-old builder, in May 2017 at a prayer meeting in Oryol, some 320 km south of Moscow after a court in the region outlawed the local Jehovah's Witnesses
a year earlier.
The Islamic direction, in particular the daavatists, and Jehovah's Witnesses
are operating more actively in Kyrgyzstan.
On January 20 in Quezon City, Mark Sanderson, a member of the Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses
, released the revised New World Translation in Tagalog.
James joined 10 others fully immersed, one by one, into a waistdeep pool of water in a public declaration of their faith at the biggest annual gathering of Jehovah's Witnesses
"My mother was a Sunday school teacher in chapel in Ely but was very open minded and looked for answers in the bible and it was only the Jehovah's Witnesses
that referred her to the bible," says Sue.
The fallout from the Supreme Court's decision spread far beyond Minersville: Jehovah's Witnesses
were attacked and persecuted across the country.
In a statement, the Jehovah's Witnesses
said "any suggestion that Jehovah's Witnesses
covered up child abuse was absolutely false".
REGARDING Mrs Dunn's letter, August 4 ('Newborns have no sins to answer for'): Yet another letter from Mrs Dunn, criticising Jehovah's Witnesses
. Dear, oh dear, oh dear, here we go again, and it does tend to become a little bit wearisome to one's soul.
They congregate at the bottom of the steps on the Leicester Row side of the footbridge and have a trolley full of leaflets about their religion as Jehovah's Witnesses
Under the guise of battling "extremism," Russian authorities decided to ban the Jehovah's Witnesses
(https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2017/0501/Jehovah-s-Witnesses-as-extremists-Court-sharpens-edges-of-Russia-s-religious-space) The Russian Supreme Court recently sanctioned Jehovah's Witnesses
as an (https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/russia-cant-tell-the-difference-between-jehovahs-witnesses-and-al-qaeda/2017/04/28/b7e02b6a-2915-11e7-b605-33413c691853_story.html?utm_term=.a2d908cc6b3e) extremist group .