Photo: Andrzej Oniszczuk with his wife Anna


Andrzej Oniszczuk Is Free After 11 Months in Jail. No Other Jehovah's Witnesses Jailed in Kirov Now

Kirov Region

On September 3, 2019, the judge of the Kirov Regional Court, Aleksandr Moseev, upheld the appeal of Andrzej Oniszczuk over the extension of detention. After almost a year behind bars and a ban on communication with his wife, the Polish citizen is finally free, but under recognizance agreement.

Case of Oniszczuk and Others in Kirov

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Kirov Region
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В чем подозревается:
according to the investigation, “they organised meetings of followers and participants of the association [Jehovah’s Witnesses] in different flats, performing actions characteristic of this association: singing Bible songs together, improving skills for missionary activity, as well as studying religious literature, the so-called ‘Holy Scriptures’ (Bible), which is on the Federal List of Extremist Materials and contains the teachings of Jehovah’s Witnesses”.
Номер уголовного дела:
3 October 2018 
Текущая стадия дела:
приговор вступил в силу
Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for the Kirov Region
Номер дела в суде:
1-2/2022 (1-5/2021; 1-123/2020)
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