Photo: Invasion of Jehovah's Witnesses' homes in Nizhny Novgorod Region (July 2019)
Searches and Detentions of Witnesses in KareliaKarelia
On July 31, 2019, the Federal Security Service for the Republic of Karelia searched at least 15 homes and workplaces of citizens considered to be Jehovah's Witnesses in the city of Petrozavodsk and the town of Kondopoga. Men and women were detained for interrogation, some for the whole night. There has been no communication with several who apparently still are being held.