Posted by: becketfund | December 27, 2006

Azerbaijan: Police Raid Jehovah’s Witness Convention

Forum 18 reports that local police raided a convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Baku, Azerbaijan, on December 24, entering the premises without a warrant. Police detained those in attendance and confiscated property in the building, while the six foreigners who attended the convention were turned over to the Migration Police and risk deportation for “conducting religious propaganda”. Police confiscated congregation records, computers, and religious literature from the community.

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