Posted by: becketfund | August 27, 2007

Serbia: No Child Custody for Jehovah’s Witnesses

Radio Free Europe reports that a mother of an eight-month-old girl was denied custody of the baby after the father accused her of adopting the “practices and beliefs” of Jehovah’s Witnesses, which included the possibility of refusing blood transfusions. The mother, Marija Arsenijevic, who in reality has no affiliation with the Jehovah’s Witnesses, reported that the courts would no longer hear her side once they believed her husband’s allegations about her religious beliefs.

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