Penza Region

The trial in the case of Alushkin and others in Penza continues. Falsifications in the protocols, secret video recordings proving nothing, laptop seized from Alushkin lost

Penza Region

“Systemic and Institutionalized Persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses.” The UN Working Group Has Rendered Its Second Opinion

On October 1, 2019, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has rendered the second opinion regarding Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia. This time the Working Group has declared the arrest of Vladimir Alushkin from Penza to be unlawful. The Working Group has expressed it’s concerns over the "issue of systemic and institutionalized persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses''.

Penza Region, Switzerland

At trial in Alushkin case in Penza, it became clear investigator adjusted interrogation protocols of witnesses. Trial will resume on October 8

Penza Region

In the Leninskiy Court of the city of Penza, six Witnesses are in court. A chronicle of their criminal prosecution bearing signs of religious discrimination is published in Russian​

Penza Region

Tatyana Alushkina turned out to be accused after a six-month imprisonment of her husband. Read her biography in the Russian edition

Penza Region

In Penza, Galiya Olkhova is persecuted for her beliefs. Biography available

Penza Region

Four Men Held in Pre-Trial Detention for Their Religious Beliefs Have Been Transferred to House Arrest

Vladimir Alushkin in Penza, Vitaliy Zhuk and Nikolay Polyevodov in Khabarovsk, and Valentin Osadchuk in Vladivostok have all been released from pre-trial detention.

Mass Searches and Arrests in Penza

Penza police officers invaded the homes of Witnesses. Dozens of people were interrogated and criminal cases were initiated.

Penza Region

Four New Cases of Vandalism Against Jehovah’s Witnesses After Supreme Court Decision

Actions motivated by hatred of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Kaliningrad, Penza and Rostov Regions as well as in Krasnoyarsk Territory.