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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12189

8 February 2019
Contents Publication in full By article 29 / 31
NEWS BRIEFS / Russia
EU denounces sentencing of Danish Jehovah's Witness to six years in prison
07/02/2019 (Agence Europe)

07/02/2019 (Agence Europe)The spokeswoman of the European External Action Service denounced on Wednesday 6 February the sentencing of Dennis Christensen, a Danish Jehovah's Witness, to 6 years in prison by a Russian court, calling for his immediate and unconditional release. He was arrested in 2017, during a peaceful meeting of Jehovah's Witnesses, and sentenced for "organising extremist activities". "No one should be imprisoned for peaceful acts of worship in the expression of their...

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