A Knife Was Planted at the Prison Cell of Dennis Christensen as a Pressure Tactic. Soon Members of the Presidential Council Visited Him
At the end of July 2019, employees of the colony where Dennis Christensen was serving his sentence planted a knife at his cell - and, armed with a video camera, they immediately “found” it there. This incident was used to pressure the believer. Supporting him shortly thereafter was the visit of Andrey Babushkin from the presidential Human Rights Council. Human rights activists were interested in the conditions of his detention and respect for human rights.
20 August 2019
On June 13, 2019, a panel of three judges from the Oryol Regional Court upheld the sentence of the lower court, in which Sergey Skrynnikov was heavily fined for his faith.
13 June 2019
For the first time, Russia’s Commissioner for Human Rights Tatyana Moskalkova drew attention to the unjustified criminal prosecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses, and also pointed out the root of the problem.
A panel of three judges upheld the decision to imprison a Danish Jehovah’s Witness for 6 years. He has been declared an extremist and has already been held behind bars for almost two years.
23 May 2019
In the three months after the sentence imposed on Dennis Christensen, similar cases were initiated in 25 cities of Russia, 74 people became accused or suspected, 28 of them were thrown in jail (for some of them, that preventive measure was softened later), and 141 families were searched in their homes.
13 May 2019