Georgia: Will violent attackers of religious minorities be punished?
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Old Calendarist priest Fr Basil Mkalavishvili, responsible with his followers for many violent attacks on, amongst others, Baptists, Pentecostals, Jehovah's Witnesses, True Orthodox and Catholics, has had an appeal to be released pending his September tri
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However, other trials concerning violent attacks on religious minorities have not been as firm with the attackers, with many not being prosecuted at all, and other attackers having charges and sentences very significantly reduced. Baptist Bishop Malkhaz S
Jehovah's Witnesses have expressed cautious optimism over the preliminary hearing on 13 August of a group of violent self-appointed Orthodox vigilantes who terrorised religious minorities in recent years. As Old Calendarist priest Fr Basil Mkalavishvili,