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Jehovah's Witnesses Banned in Moscow

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Jehovah's Witnesses Banned in Moscow

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Jehovah's Witnesses Banned in Moscow

Jehovah's Witnesses Banned in Moscow

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A local court in Moscow bans the Jehovah's Witnesses from practicing their religion in Russia's capital, saying that followers of the religion endanger public health and "inflame religious divisions." But Jehovah's Witnesses say they are victims of religious discrimination. NPR's Lawrence Sheets reports.