On September 4, 2019, in the trial of six Jehovah's Witnesses in Saratov, the floor was given to the prominent religious scholar, PhD, and State Advisor to the Russian Federation, Sergey Igorevich Ivanenko. We give excerpts from his testimony.
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Dennis Christensen (Languishing in Detention) and Fellow-Believers Received Thanks From Local Authorities
Oryol authorities thanked Jehovah’s Witnesses for their good deeds. By a strange coincidence, one of them is behind bars.
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Great Britain’s representative to the Venice Commission believes that the claim against Jehovah’s Witnesses will not help Russia consolidate its reputation as a civilized nation.
Massimo Introvigne: “The Only Relationship Between Jehovah’s Witnesses and Violence Is They Have Been Victims of Violence”
The OSCE Representative on Combatting Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination speaks about the attempt of the Ministry of Justice to ban Jehovah’s Witnesses.
The UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion speaks about the attempt of the Ministry of Justice to ban Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Annika Vitamar: “If Jehovah’s Witnesses Are Extremists, Then Most Versions of Christianity Could Be Called the Same”
A religious historian from Denmark speaks about the judicial claim against Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia.