South Korea’s National Human Rights Commission urged the government to protect the fundamental right of conscientious objection to military service.
The Witnesses will ask the Moscow City Court to strike down the warning against their Administrative Center, the Witnesses’ national headquarters outside St. Petersburg.
The Court’s decision on conscientious objectors, if positive, will strengthen the right of freedom of conscience and religion for all South Korea’s citizens.
Armed groups continue to forcibly take Kingdom Halls. Despite the challenges, the Witnesses persist in meeting together for worship with fellow believers.
Russian authorities in Nezlobnaya fabricate evidence against Jehovah’s Witnesses to justify charges of extremism.
Witnesses are hopeful that Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will release Bahram when he next grants amnesty.