Military Registration office in the annexed Crimea asked a Jehovah’s Witness follower to change his beliefs
The Military Commission of the Bakhchisaray district of the annexed Crimea demanded a conscript-follower of the Jehovah’s Witnesses to provide “documentation of his change of belief”, as stated on the Russian Jehovah’s Witnesses’ website.
It was reported that in early June, the Military Registration and Enlistment Office denied the young man the right to alternative services, stating he must change his beliefs.
The organization’s website has also published a copy of the draft notice, in which the Crimean had been asked to come to the Military Registration and Enlistment Office “to provide documentation on his change of belief.”
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