Representing the Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia, Vasiliy Kalin appeals to government authorities to stop the unjust persecution.
Human rights experts comment on how a ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses would affect Russia’s international reputation and religious freedom for its citizens.
The Witnesses in Ukraine can now meet in rented facilities without interference.
The Witnesses’ annual conventions are now recognized as religious holidays, reaffirming the right of parents to educate their children according to their religious beliefs.
This latest ECHR judgment protects the Witnesses’ freedom to meet together for worship and to share their religious beliefs peacefully with neighbors.