LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) accepted the Republic of Georgia’s admission that they violated the rights of ten of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
This latest ECHR judgment protects the Witnesses’ freedom to meet together for worship and to share their religious beliefs peacefully with neighbors.
European Court of Human Rights Accepts Georgia’s Admission About Violating the Rights of Jehovah’s Witnesses
Georgia acknowledged that annulling the Witnesses’ legal entities ‘was not justified.’ The government’s action led to years of persecution and violence against the Witnesses.