After a 14-year legal battle, on December 11, 2012, the government of France repaid to Jehovah’s Witnesses funds totaling 6,373,987.31 euros.
On November 27, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the government of Armenia must pay 112,000 euros ($145,226) in damages and legal fees to 17 conscientious objectors for human rights violations.
SEOUL, Korea—November 2012 is a special month for the more than 100,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses in South Korea, as they are recognizing their 100th anniversary in the country.
NEW YORK—On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy brought devastation to many areas along the East Coast of the United States.
On September 25, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the government of Austria was guilty of discrimination against Jehovah’s Witnesses.