According to tabulations April 20, 2020, three years after the liquidation of Jehovah’s Witnesses’ communities, 332 people became victims of criminal prosecution, 166 of these undergoing imprisonment. These are honest, non-drinking workers: teachers, builders, firefighters, accountants, lawyers. Authorities ruin their career, paralyze their life.
Four Witnesses in Tatarstan Spent Six Months in Jail—and Now Court Returns Their Case to the Prosecutor Because of Falsifications
On November 27, 2019, the Naberezhnye Chelny City Court refused to consider the case against Ilkham Karimov, Konstantin Matrashov, Vladimir Myakushin and Aydar Yulmetyev. The court pointed out a significant violation of the law committed in the pre-trial stage and returned the case to the prosecutor of the Republic of Tatarstan.
29 November 2019