TITLE

Jehovah's Witnesses on trial in Moscow face ban

AUTHOR(S)
Weir, Fred
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/16/99, Vol. 91 Issue 55, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that religious pluralism is under attack in Russia as a judge in Moscow is considering the case for banning Jehovah's Witnesses, a sect whose beliefs and practices are foreign to Russian tradition. The law being used as a weapon to harass and oppress all minority faiths in Russia; Charges against the Jehovah's Witnesses; History of church and state in Russia; A law requiring nontraditional religions to meet tough standards for recognition.
ACCESSION #
1542082

 

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