Court Bans Jehovah’s Witnesses In Russia

On Thursday, Russia’s Supreme Court has ruled the activities of the main center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia to be extremist, banning its work and seizing the property.

“The Supreme Court has ruled to sustain the claim of Russia’s Ministry of Justice and deem the ‘Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia’ organization extremist, eliminate it and ban its activity in Russia,” the judge Yuri Ivanenko ruled.

Earlier, the Russian Ministry of Justice applied for an order to shut down the organization’s national headquarters near St. Petersburg.

 

 

 

 

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