"The point in this matter is not yet set, because the Supreme court has violated not only the norms of Russian and international legislation, therefore we will appeal against this decision in the European court of human rights", — he declared after the Supreme court Monday rejected an appeal by the Russian "Jehovah's Witnesses" on prohibition of their organization at the suit of the justice Ministry.

"Last chance to restore justice"

"Because no more effective domestic means of legal protection, the believers will appeal to the European court of human rights and other international organizations", — informs the official website of the organization. "The Supreme court of Russia has lost the last chance to restore law and justice", — reads the statement on the website of the court decision.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel in may at a meeting with Vladimir Putin urged the Russian President to protect the rights of minorities, including "Jehovah's Witnesses".