There are over eight million Jehovah’s Witnesses in 240 countries. Russia, with a population of more than 150 million, has a total of 117,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses.
There is no way to call for the mass genocide of thousands or millions of people without going entirely against the core of what a Christian claims to believe.
Russia’s Supreme Court has declared Jehovah’s Witnesses an extremist organization, ordering its assets liquidated and banning all activities in the country.
In 2017, Rola Sleiman began her role as an officially ordained pastor in Tripoli, Lebanon, after congregants selected her to lead them after their previous pastor left.