Kamchatka Territory

Judges Around the Country Are Assigning Lighter Pre-Trial Preventive Measures

Measures have been reduced from prison detention to restrictions on various activities, and even just on travel, but believers still face the threat of up to 10 years in prison. Investigators demand the right to hold them under guard in failed attempts to force them into self-incrimination.

Third Criminal Case in Kamchatka

On 2 December 2018 in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, armed police in masks raided one of the homes. Its occupants were suspected of reading the Bible. A criminal case was initiated against 44-year-old Sergey Ledenev, who signed an agreement restricting travel.

Kamchatka Territory

All Three Witnesses in Kamchatka Released

Dennis Christensen, who has been in a detention centre for more than a year, is on trial for his faith. We present a brief overview of the judicial hearings since the beginning of July.

Kamchatka Territory

In Kamchatka, Another Man Sent to Detention Centre

On 19 August 2018 in Yelizovo, a married couple, the Bazhenovs, and 71-year-old Vera Zolotova were arrested. After two days, the women were released, and 41-year-old Konstantin Bazhenov was sent to a detention centre for two months.

Kamchatka Territory

Appellate Court in Kamchatka Releases Couple Arrested for Their Faith

On 19 August 2018 in Yelizovo, a married couple, the Bazhenovs, and 71-year-old Vera Zolotova were arrested. After two days, the women were released, and 41-year-old Konstantin Bazhenov was sent to a detention centre for two months.

Kamchatka Territory

Mass Searches and Arrests in Kamchatka

22-year-old Sergey Rayman was put behind bars. Preventive measures were imposed on his wife, who was forbidden to leave home at night or to use the Internet, phone or mail as well as to communicate with “persons professing the teachings of Jehovah’s Witnesses”.

Kamchatka Territory