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Russia bans Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russia’s Supreme Court has ruled Jehovah’s Witnesses an ‘extremist’ group. This will effectively shut the organisation down at the national and regional level, and the government will seize their assets.

Russia‘s Supreme Court has ruled Jehovah’s Witnesses an “extremist” group.

This will effectively shut the organisation down at the national and regional level, and the government will seize their assets.

Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands reports from Moscow.