Jehovah's Witnesses

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Jeho′vah's Wit′nesses


n.
a Christian sect, founded in the late 19th century, that believes in the imminent destruction of the world's wickedness and the establishment of a theocracy under God's rule.
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Noun1.Jehovah's Witnesses - Protestant denomination founded in the United States by Charles Taze Russell in 1884
Protestant denomination - group of Protestant congregations
Jehovah's Witness - believer in imminent approach of the millennium; practitioner of active evangelism
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Michael Georg Link, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and Professor Ingeborg Gabriel, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Combating Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination, also focusing on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians and Members of Other Religions, today expressed serious concern over the decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation to declare the Jehovahs Witnesses national headquarters and all local communities extremist and to ban their activities with immediate effect.
As one of Jehovahs Witnesses, she spent much time in assisting others through a Bible education work.
A GRIEVING daughter today hit out at Jehovahs Witnesses after her mother died when she refused a blood transfusion following a routine operation.