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Russia Jails Jehovah’s Witness For Extremism

Woman display Jehovah’s Witness literature along a street on February 26, 2020 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. SPENCER PLATT / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP
A court in Russia-annexed Crimea sentenced a Jehovah’s Witness to six years in prison for extremism, the group said Thursday as Moscow pursues a crackdown on the US-based movement.
Russia outlawed the Jehovah’s Witnesses in 2017, labelling them an extremist organisation.
A court in Dzhankoy in the north of the Crimean peninsula sentenced Sergei Filatov, a 47-year-old father of four, to six years in prison, the religious group said.
“He is the first one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in …read more

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