23 April 2018. Hearings in Case of Danish Witness in Oryol

Photo: Dennis Christensen in court

On this day in court, charges were announced against Dennis Christensen, who is charged because of his religion. The defendant and his lawyers expressed their view.

Case of Christensen in Oryol

Region:
Oryol Region
Locality:
Oryol
Case number:
11707540001500164
Current stage:
trial in appellate court
Suspected of:
according to the investigation, together with the others he conducted religious services, which is interpreted as “organising the activity of an extremist organisation” (with reference to the court’s decision on the liquidation of the local organisation of Jehovah’s Witnesses)
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
282.2 (1)
Investigating:
Investigative Department of the Directorate of the FSB of Russia for the Oryol Region
Case initiated:
23 May 2017

Number of the case in court: 1-37/1

Considering on the merits: Zheleznodorozhnyy District Court of the City of Oryol

Judge: Aleksei Nikolaevich Rudnev

Appellate Court: Oryol Regional Court

Persons in the case