Stories tagged: Jehovah’s Witnesses
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 7:49 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 10:41 p.m.
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 …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
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 …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
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.
Thu., July 19, 2018, 3:29 p.m.
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 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 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 waited anxiously for a Russian court ruling on whether the church in Russia will be labeled an extremist organization, Wednesday.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 6:45 p.m.
With a big Jehovah’s Witness convention coming to town, a Spokesman-Review online developer talks about his faith.