Russia’s Supreme court refused to recognize a religious organization «Jehovah’s Witnesses» a victim of political repression. The Ministry of justice demands to ban the activities of the organization in Russia.
Russia’s Supreme court rejected the application of «Jehovah’s Witnesses» on suspension of the claim of the Ministry of justice. Religious movement asked the court to recognize himself as a victim of political repression.
«The petition is not subject to satisfaction. Finding cases in the court of General jurisdiction does not preclude consideration by the Supreme court of the statement of claim», — transfers «Interfax».
On 23 March the Russian Ministry of justice suspended the activities of religious organization «Jehovah’s Witnesses» in Russia in connection with extremist activities. The office requires to eliminate and to prohibit the organization throughout the country.
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