Hulyaka: Jehovah’s Witnesses Are Breaking The Law Everywhere

 Commissioner for Religion and Nationalities Leanid Hulyaka stated at the closing meeting of state religion and nationalities authorities that in 2014 the Jehovah’s Witnesses commited numerous violations of Belarusian Law of  Freedom of Conciousness and Religious Organizations.

As BelTA reports, according to him, in Vitiebsk, Brest, Belaazyorsk, Hlusk, Mahilyow, Molodechno and Pruzhany region the Jehovists spread religious publications in unauthorized places, lead religious activities outside the premises of their communities’ territories, the representatives of organizations from Russia and Ukraine were active on Belarusian territory.

Leanid Hulyaka Hulyaka mentioned that in June 2014 Hrodna Province Executive Commitee refused to registrate the Jehovah’s Witnesses organization in Lida. “How can we talk about the registration of new communities when they are breaking our Law everywhere?” – he said.

The official also stated that there were numerous attempts to registrate religious organizations as public ones.

23.01.2015 Society|