Photo: JW-russia.org page
On 30 May 2018, the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria reversed a lower court decision about blocking the official information site “Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia”.
Case number: 73/27-16
Number of the case in court: 1-160/17
Current stage: case closed by the appelate court
Judgment: prior convictions were overturned and the case was closed by the appellate court
Article of the Russian Criminal Code: 282 (1)
Case initiated: 11 June 2016
Investigating: Inter-district Investigative Department of the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria
Court: Prokhladnenskiy District Court of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria
Judge: Oleg Anatolyevich Golovashko
Appellate Court: Supreme Court of the Kabardino-Balkaria
Read more: Vladimir Putin: “Jehovah’s Witnesses Are Also Christians. I Don’t Understand Either Why They’re Being Persecuted”.