International and domestic pressure continues to mount for South Korea to provide alternative service to conscientious objectors instead of imprisoning them.
Police officers illegally raided a peaceful religious gathering in Bahram’s home. Judicial authorities have added to the injustice.
The Court adjourned the hearing, and will deliberate on the constitutionality of laws that punish conscientious objectors.
Since 2011, authorities have subjected 16 Witnesses to criminal prosecution for practicing their faith. Do the facts support the charge of extremist activity?
In late October, the UN General Assembly will hear a report on Eritrea’s human rights abuses, which include severe persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Will 16 peaceful Russian Witnesses be imprisoned for practicing their faith?
How have the lengthy proceedings affected the defendants? Will Russia stop the misapplication of its extremism law and uphold the right to peaceful worship?
The courts of Ukraine recognize that conscientious objection to military service is a fundamental human right that merits protection even during military mobilization.
High courts have agreed to review cases of violence by religious extremists against Jehovah’s Witnesses and failure of police to protect the Witnesses.
Will the Court uphold the Witnesses’ religious freedom and reverse a ruling that liquidated their Local Religious Organization (LRO) in Abinsk, Russia?
Authorities have made it a crime to promote jw.org within the country. Russia is the only country in the world to ban this website.