Arrests of Jehovah's Witnesses elders in 1991; names and places of arrests; whether congregations were dissolved [ERT30249.E]

Information on the above-mentioned topic could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

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Sources Consulted

Africa Confidential [London]. Weekly

Horn of Africa Bulletin [Uppsala]. Bimonthly.

Indian Ocean Newsletter. [Paris]. Weekly.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. 1991.

United States Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Labour and Human Rights. 22 July 1997. United States Policies in Support of Religious Freedom: Focus on Christians. Via Internet. (

Electronic sources: IRB Databases, LEXIS/NEXIS, Internet, REFWORLD, World News Connection (WNC).

Non-documentary sources:

Watch Tower and Bible Tract Society, Brooklyn, New York.