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Five Canadian Teaching Physicians Comment on Advances in Non-Blood Medical Treatment

In a recent interview, five notable medical educators shared their experiences in implementing non-blood medical treatment.

Five Canadian Teaching Physicians Comment on Advances in Non-Blood Medical Treatment

In a recent interview, five notable medical educators shared their experiences in implementing non-blood medical treatment.

SOUTH KOREA

As Supreme Court Hearing Nears, A Conscientious Objector’s Optimism Grows

On August 30, 2018, South Korea’s Supreme Court will hold a public hearing to consider the Constitutional Court’s direction to make provision for conscientious objectors.

RUSSIA

Russia Confiscates Former Branch Property

Prior to the St. Petersburg City Court appeal, a journalist, a religious expert, and two attorneys expose the injustice of Russia’s confiscation of the former branch property.

ITALY

University of Padua Hosts Landmark Conference to Discuss Advances in Transfusion-Free Medical Care

Traditionally, blood transfusions have been considered harmless and the only life-saving medical treatment option for patients undergoing complex medical or surgical procedures. This assumption was challenged by many of the conference speakers.

ITALY

Interview of Professor Massimo P. Franchi, M.D.

“In my professional career, I thank Jehovah’s Witnesses. They made a traditional doctor like myself consider the possibility and importance of reducing the use of blood.”

ITALY

Interview of Professor Antonio D. Pinna, M.D.

“I don’t think we can make a differentiation on religious grounds. There are even patients that are not Witnesses that don’t want blood transfusion.”

ITALY

Interview of Luca P. Weltert, M.D.

“There has been a distinct shift toward less transfusions—and not just in regard to Witness patients, of course, but all over the world—because there is increasing evidence that reduced transfusions means a better outcome.”

RUSSIA

Russian Authorities Attempt to Seize Property Owned by Jehovah’s Witnesses’ US Corporation

Appeal to begin in Saint Petersburg City Court against a ruling to confiscate Jehovah’s Witnesses’ former national office in Russia.

GLOBAL NEWS

2018 Annual Conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses to Begin in May

Prior to the event, Witnesses around the world will participate in a global campaign to invite the general public to attend the program free of charge.

ISRAEL

Exhibit in Tel Aviv Showcases Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Experience During Nazi Era

A public exhibit at the Hatachana compound was designed to increase awareness of the persecution that Jehovah’s Witnesses experienced under the Nazi regime.

BOLIVIA

Jehovah’s Witnesses Awarded for Exhibit of Indigenous Culture at Convention in Bolivia

The awards recognize the Witnesses for the extensive improvements they made to the venue and for creating an exhibition of Bolivian indigenous cultures.