Court of Appeal in Kostroma Secures the Right of Young Spouses to Worship Jehovah God Without Fear of Criminal Prosecution
On November 14, 2019, the Kostroma Regional Court approved the decision of the district court to return the criminal case to the prosecutor’s office. Valeriya and Sergey Rayman are innocent. The shocking footage of the assault on their apartment, circled by the media in July 2018, is only a documentary confirmation of the suffering experienced by believers.
14 November 2019
Court in Kostroma Recognizes Right to Believe as Jehovah's Witnesses and Chastises Investigators for Unfounded Charges
On September 25, 2019, the Sverdlovsk District Court of Kostroma returned the criminal case against the couple of Valeriya and Sergey Rayman to the Kostroma prosecutor’s office. In its ruling, the court emphasized that in the case of the spouses “there was a legal right to practice the religion of Jehovah’s Witnesses which was not prohibited.”
1 October 2019