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9/22/2022 Bitter Winter The Tai Ji Men Case at the UN Human Rights Council—Again
09/08/2022 Bitter Winter The Elephant in the Room: Taiwan and Corruption, An Incomplete Review
Throughout the world, religious minorities continue to be persecuted through various measures and strategies. Groups stigmatized and labeled as “cults” are targeted in both nondemocratic and democratic countries, in particular through a discriminatory use of taxes and the confiscation of their property.
In the Russian Federation, premises of the Jehovah’s Witnesses continue to be confiscated. Following similar decisions in other jurisdictions, on July 22, 2022, the District Court of Volgograd turned a building and a land plot belonging to the Jehovah’s Witnesses into state ownership. The fact that the European Court of Human Rights recently declared the “liquidation” of the Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Russian Federation and confiscation of their properties as contrary to the European Convention on Human Rights was ignored.G2247597 Tai Ji Men