A few hours after the announcement of the sentence on Dennis Christensen, the European External Action Service issued a statement.
On 15 May 2018, Denmark filed an application in the ECHR to be admitted to the case of Christensen v. Russia.
The international community has unanimously condemned the ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia. The charges against the Witnesses are based on the Federal List of Extremist Materials.
Great Britain’s representative to the Venice Commission believes that the claim against Jehovah’s Witnesses will not help Russia consolidate its reputation as a civilized nation.
Massimo Introvigne: “The Only Relationship Between Jehovah’s Witnesses and Violence Is They Have Been Victims of Violence”
The OSCE Representative on Combatting Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination speaks about the attempt of the Ministry of Justice to ban Jehovah’s Witnesses.
The UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion speaks about the attempt of the Ministry of Justice to ban Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Annika Vitamar: “If Jehovah’s Witnesses Are Extremists, Then Most Versions of Christianity Could Be Called the Same”
A religious historian from Denmark speaks about the judicial claim against Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia.