34 attendees at an "illegal" home meeting for worship on the most sacred annual observance for Jehovah's Witnesses were fined nearly a year's official minimum wage. The leader of a Sunni mosque in Baku forcibly closed in July has failed to overturn his fine.
The REPORT has been drawn up by Helsinki Committee of Armenia in cooperation with Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression (The Right to Freedom of Speech Section), Collaboration for Democracy Centre (Freedom of Conscience and Religion Section) and Armenian Innocence Project (Issues of Life-termers subsection) non-governmental organizations.
Word and refuse the disgraceful strategies. In case of such a strategy, some employees may jeopardize their reputation, for serving in various religious traditions they often face opposing opinions, but that is the narrow gate and the cross which faithful servants must carry.