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Legal Developments and Human Rights

RUSSIA

Russia’s Supreme Court Ruling Has Negative Impact on Jehovah’s Witnesses

The decision vilifies the Witnesses and has emboldened some individuals and government officials to inflict further harm, as exemplified by recent incidents.

RUSSIA

Retrial of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Taganrog​—When Will the Injustice End?

Will 16 peaceful Russian Witnesses be imprisoned for practicing their faith?

AZERBAIJAN

Jehovah’s Witnesses Call for End to Unjust Detention in Azerbaijan

Irina Zakharchenko and Valida Jabrayilova are being treated as dangerous criminals for talking to others about their beliefs. Will Azerbaijan live up to its claim of religious tolerance?