Appellate Court Reverses Decision to Ban “jw-russia.org”

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 of Akopyan in Prokhladny

Region:
Kabardino-Balkaria
Locality:
Prokhladny
Case number:
73/27-16
Current stage:
case closed by the appelate court
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
282.2 (1)
Case initiated:
11 June 2016

Number of the case in court: 1-160/17

Judgment: prior convictions were overturned and the case was closed by the appellate court

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

Persons in the case