Foreign News: Witnesses

For a solemn convention of prayer and peace talk, 10,000 of Jehovah's serious-minded Witnesses gathered last week in Leicester. Before the convention was over the Witnesses had added grounds for their pacifism. They complained to police that: 1) the local Home Guard had laid down a sooty smoke screen over their campground; 2) "men in khaki uniform broke into the grounds, causing damage, beating one of Jehovah's Witnesses and knocking him unconscious."


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