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UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 7:49 p.m.

Russian court sends Jehovah’s Witness to prison for 6 years

A regional court in western Russia on Wednesday sentenced a Danish Jehovah’s Witness to six years in prison, in arguably the most severe crackdown on religious freedom in Russia in …


Jury: Jehovah’s Witnesses must pay $35M to abuse survivor

The Jehovah’s Witnesses must pay $35 million to a woman who says the church’s national organization ordered Montana clergy members not to report her sexual abuse as a child at …


Jehovah’s Witnesses accused of mishandling abuse in Montana

Two women who say they were sexually abused as children have alleged that the Jehovah’s Witnesses failed to report their abuser to authorities in Montana and instead punished him internally …


Police investigating another attack on worship hall

Authorities are investigating an attempted arson and suspicious device left at a place of worship for Jehovah’s Witnesses in Yelm, the latest in a series of attacks.


Investigators: Attacks on Washington worship halls linked

Federal investigators say the shooting and three arsons at places of worship for Jehovah’s Witnesses in western Washington state are connected.


UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:45 p.m.

Spokane-area Jehovah’s Witnesses decry Russian court’s ban on religion

Spokane-area Jehovah’s Witnesses decried the Russian Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to ban the religion from operating anywhere in the country, after the court accepted a request from the justice ministry …


UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 11 a.m.

Russia’s Supreme Court upholds ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses in one city

Russia’s Supreme Court has upheld the decision of a Russian city to ban Jehovah’s Witnesses as an extremist group.


UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 9:54 a.m.

Spokane-area Jehovah’s Witnesses wait anxiously for Russian court ruling

Spokane-area Jehovah’s Witnesses waited anxiously for a Russian court ruling on whether the church in Russia will be labeled an extremist organization, Wednesday.


Jehovah’s Witnesses to gather in Spokane for first time in 20 years

With a big Jehovah’s Witness convention coming to town, a Spokesman-Review online developer talks about his faith.