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2013-01-15

FIJI

Tropical Cyclone Evan Hits South Pacific Islands

In December 2012, Cyclone Evan tore through Fiji and Samoa. Relief efforts have been organized by the branch offices of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

2013-01-14

PHILIPPINES

Philippines Devastated in the Wake of Typhoon Bopha

On December 4, 2012, Typhoon Bopha killed over 1,000 people and displaced more than 970,000. Jehovah’s Witnesses are continuing to provide disaster relief to victims.

2013-01-01

UNITED STATES

Jehovah’s Witnesses Sell the Former Hotel Bossert

Jehovah’s Witnesses have sold the former Hotel Bossert in the historic Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of New York.

2012-12-31

FRANCE

Video Clip: France Returns Funds to Jehovah’s Witnesses

A representative of Jehovah’s Witnesses in France explains why the French government returned over six million euros to Jehovah’s Witnesses.

2012-12-12

FRANCE

France Returns Funds Collected Illegally From Jehovah’s Witnesses

After a 14-year legal battle, on December 11, 2012, the government of France repaid to Jehovah’s Witnesses funds totaling 6,373,987.31 euros.

2012-12-03

ARMENIA

Armenia Ordered to Pay Damages to 17 Jehovah’s Witnesses

On November 27, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the government of Armenia must pay 112,000 euros ($145,226) in damages and legal fees to 17 conscientious objectors for human rights violations.

2012-11-22

SOUTH KOREA

Jehovah’s Witnesses Commemorate 100 Years in Korea

SEOUL, Korea—November 2012 is a special month for the more than 100,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses in South Korea, as they are recognizing their 100th anniversary in the country.

2012-11-09

UNITED STATES

Hurricane Sandy Strikes East Coast of the United States

NEW YORK—On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy brought devastation to many areas along the East Coast of the United States.