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Our tribute to the victims of the September 11th

Posted by Editor On settembre - 11 - 2008 ADD COMMENTS

We publish again the JW-Media Communicate regarding the September 11th, 2001 attack as a tribute paid to the victims of that day, 14 of which were Jehovah’s Witnesses.

TdG News Editor

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For Immediate Release
September 11, 2001 Read the rest of this entry »

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Peaceful worship threatened in Azerbaijan

Posted by Editor On settembre - 4 - 2008 ADD COMMENTS

For Immediate Release
September 3, 2008

BAKU, Azerbaijan—The escalation of raids, arrests and deportations indicates a steady decline of human rights in Azerbaijan.

One recent incident involved two women who are Jehovah’s Witnesses, Gamar Alieva and Imamzade Mamedova. They were arrested for carrying out “religious propaganda.” Both were released, but after being detained for two weeks, 51-year-old Mamedova was deported to Russia on August 22. The authorities did not provide her with any authorizing documentation; Read the rest of this entry »

Popularity: 54% [?]

For Immediate Release
August 12, 2008

STRASBOURG—Austria’s long history as a progressive pluralistic society will only be enhanced by the most recent decision of the European Court of Human Rights. What is perhaps more important is that the decision of the Court clearly explains that there is no justification for a nationally and internationally well-established religious group, such as Jehovah’s Witnesses, to be required to wait some 20 years before being granted legal personality and then another 10 years for their application for recognition as a religious society to be decided. Read the rest of this entry »

Popularity: 26% [?]

For Immediate Release
August 14, 2008

ASMARA, Eritrea—In what is the most open attempt in recent history to shut down a minority religion in Eritrea, police have systematically arrested 15 elders of Jehovah’s Witnesses during July and August. Some of them are presently confirmed to be imprisoned, but the whereabouts of others have not been disclosed. Read the rest of this entry »

Popularity: 25% [?]

For Immediate Release
July 31, 2008

STRASBOURG—Today, the European Court of Human Rights released a decision concerning religious law in Austria. The Court stated that Austrian religious law violates the European Convention on Human Rights. Two religious confessional communities had complained about being discriminated against in comparison with recognized churches. Preliminary to this decision, Austrian legal experts had also strongly criticized the present legal situation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Arson destroys religious meeting hall in Russia

Posted by Editor On luglio - 29 - 2008 ADD COMMENTS

For Immediate Release
July 28, 2008

CHEKHOV, Russia—For the first time in the modern history of Russia, arson left a Kingdom Hall, or house of worship used by Jehovah’s Witnesses, in charred ruins. This comes at a time when official opposition to religious freedom has reached the highest levels since the establishment of the Russian Federation. Read the rest of this entry »

Popularity: 27% [?]

Lessons learned from the outcome of bloodless emergency laparotomies on Jehovah’s Witness women presenting in the extremis with ruptured uterus.

Chigbu B, Onwere S, Kamanu C, Aluka C, Okoro O, Feyi-Waboso P, Onichakwe C.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Abia State University Teaching Hospital, PMB 7004, Aba, Nigeria, [email protected]
OBJECTIVE: We compared the outcomes of bloodless emergency laparotomies for uterine rupture in twenty Jehovah’s Witness (JW) women who were in a state of haemorrhagic shock with 45 [...]

Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents in oncology

Glaspy JA.
Division of Hematology-Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095-6956, USA. [email protected]
Patients who have cancer, particularly those undergoing chemotherapy, frequently become anemic. Therapy with erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) is associated with an increase in hemoglobin levels, a reduction in transfusion requirements, and, according to many clinical trialists and experienced clinicians, an improvement in functional [...]

Life-saving suit helps with birthing crisis

By Nick Spoors
A potentially life-saving suit which can stop heavy blood loss from women who are in labour has been presented to Northampton General Hospital.
Jehovah’s Witnesses from the town have presented the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment, also known as a ‘life wrap’, after identifying a need at the hospital for when a woman suffers post-partum haemorrhaging [...]

Hospitals offer ‘bloodless’ surgery

Kettering Medical Center says loss of blood is minimized for patients who don’t want transfusions.
By Lawrence Budd
Staff Writer
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
KETTERING — Marvin Clark is one of more than 6,300 area Jehovah’s Witnesses who Kettering Medical Center officials hope would consent to “bloodless” surgery, which will be offered starting Friday, Aug. 1.
“Sure I would,” said [...]

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