Abkhazia: JWs still banned and Georgian Orthodox still barred
Forum18.org 2004-04-27 - copyright by Forum18
Politicians in the breakaway unrecognised republic of Abkhazia have told Forum 18 News Service that the Jehovah's Witnesses will continue to be banned.
The video is not part of the official release.
"If they won't defend their families, why should they have the freedom to practice their faith?" asked Valera Zantaria, making it clear that the ban was because of the Jehovah's Witnesses refusal of military service. Also unable to function is t
Several of Abkhazia's leading politicians have indicated there will be no repeal of the ban on the activity of the Jehovah's Witnesses in the breakaway Black Sea republic in north-west Georgia. "If they won't defend their families, why should they ha