December 9, 2015
Russian Federation: Overturn the Convictions Against 16 Jehovah’s Witnesses (UA 278/15)
Sixteen members of the religious group Jehovah’s Witnesses were convicted of “religious extremism” solely for peacefully practising their religious beliefs.
1) Please write immediately in Russian or your own language:
- Urging the authorities to respect and protect the right to freedom of religion and belief for all in Russia;
- Calling on them to ensure that the convictions of the members of Jehovah’s Witnesses – Taganrog are overt