European Court of Human Rights Rules That Turkey Must Recognize Kingdom Halls as “Places of Worship”
Although the legal status of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Turkey has gradually improved, they still suffer discrimination in their efforts to build and own recognized places of worship.
The Witnesses in Russia could find themselves in a situation where they are free to believe as they wish, but not free to practice their religion.
In four recent decisions, the UN Human Rights Committee concluded that the government of Turkmenistan wrongly punished conscientious objectors.
The religious discrimination that prevents legal recognition of the Witnesses should not preclude their basic human rights.
Jehovah’s Witnesses plead with the Prosecutor General’s Office to take decisive action and prosecute those who perpetrated this violent act.
Why was the abusive treatment of two innocent women justified by a conviction?
Jehovah’s Witnesses in Sevastopol and Balakovo foiled attempts by officials to plant banned literature in their places of worship and use it to charge them with extremism.