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Russia: case to court

A US missionary fined for holding Bible studies in his Russian home is taking the country to court, it was reported in March.

The Christian Institute

Religious liberty organisation ADF International is supporting Donald Ossewaarde, who has lived in Russia for 14 years, in taking his case to the European Court of Human Rights. Ossewaarde is challenging the law, which criminalises religious meetings outside of state-registered venues. He has exhausted legal challenges in Russia and has been ordered to pay a fine of around $600.