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Russian Court Jails six Jehovah's Witnesses for Extremism

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7Dnews London

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:28 GMT

A Russian regional court in Saratov on Thursday jailed six Jehovah's Witnesses for up to three and a half years after finding them guilty of extremism, a court spokesperson said on Friday September 20th, according to Reuters.

"Yes they were convicted," the court spokeswoman, Olga Pirueva, told Reuters. "Punishments ranged from three years and six months down to two years (in jail)," she said.

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