INTELLIGENCE AGENCY SAYS RUSSIA IS WAGING DEMONIZATION CAMPAIGN AGAINST JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES IN ESTONIA

The Daily Caller | 4/12/2019 | Staff
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An Estonian intelligence agency said Friday that a Russian state-run television station has been demonizing Estonia’s Jehovah’s Witnesses, expanding Russia’s harassment campaign against religious minorities.

Estonia’s Internal Security Service said the television station called Russia-1 portrayed Jehovah’s Witnesses in a “hostile and ridiculing” way as part of the Russian government’s efforts to harass minority religious groups, according to The Associated Press.

Authorities - Reporters - Question - Yelena - Yerofejeva

European authorities banned reporters in question, Yelena Yerofejeva and Pavel Kostrikov, from Europe’s Schengen passport-free zone for five years over their “religious discrimination,” according to the agency.

The Russian government outlawed the Jehovah’s Witnesses as an extremist group in 2017 and later...
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