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HAITI

Hurricane Matthew Relief Efforts Nearing Completion in Haiti

The ongoing relief efforts are scheduled to finish sometime in June 2017.

ARGENTINA

Destructive Torrential Rains in Argentina

None of Jehovah’s Witnesses were either killed or injured in the disaster that affected some 13 provinces of Argentina.

UNITED STATES

Nearly 400 Attend Open House at Jehovah’s Witnesses’ New World Headquarters

The Witnesses hosted the first of two open-house receptions to thank local residents and others who supported the construction of their recently built headquarters facility.

PHILIPPINES

Witnesses Coordinate Rebuilding Work After Super Typhoon Nock-Ten

Jehovah’s Witnesses are involved in ongoing relief work to repair hundreds of homes following a devastating typhoon that struck the Philippines at the end of 2016.

JAPAN

Witness Volunteers Repair Over 300 Homes Following Japan Earthquakes

Witness construction volunteers completed a large-scale relief project, repairing the homes of their fellow worshippers.

RUSSIA

Russia’s Supreme Court Rules Against Jehovah’s Witnesses

The Witnesses will appeal the ruling to liquidate the Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia.

RUSSIA

Day Five of Russian Supreme Court Case: Decade of Witnesses’ Legal Challenges Reviewed

Attorneys for Russia’s Ministry of Justice remained unable to specify a legal basis for liquidating the Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia.

RUSSIA

Further Arguments Presented on Day Four of Russian Supreme Court Case

Attorneys for the Ministry of Justice were unable to identify the specific legal basis for liquidating the Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia.

RUSSIA

On Third Day of Russian Supreme Court Case, Jehovah’s Witnesses Present Testimony

Four of Jehovah’s Witnesses presented key arguments against the claims by the Ministry of Justice.

RUSSIA

Russia’s Supreme Court Begins High-Profile Case Against Jehovah’s Witnesses

The hearing is scheduled to resume Thursday, April 6, 2017.

GLOBAL NEWS

Jehovah’s Witnesses Planning for Major Public Events in 2017

There is a concerted global effort to invite the public to major annual events hosted by the Witnesses, beginning with the Memorial of Christ’s death.