Bavarian Government Orders Suppression of Jehovah Witnesses

Bavarian Government Orders Suppression of Jehovah Witnesses

Purple Triangles worn by Jehovah's Witnesses in Nazi concentration camps

The Bavarian government issues order to officially suppress the Jehovah's Witnesses. The Catholic Church is instructed to report on anyone found to still be practicing that group's religion.

Throughout the Nazi era the Jehovah's Witnesses will be consistently persecuted by the Nazis because they, in turn, consistently oppose the Nazi government. Unlike other Christian groups, they are willing to risk their lives by standing on principle, refusing to collaborate with the state or appease Nazi demands.


Purple Triangle - Jehovah's Witnesses in Nazi Germany

User comments

There are no user comments for this item.

Ratings (the higher the better)
    Please enter the security code.
Powered by JReviews

Today's Major Events

Photos of Abuse and Humiliation of Iraqi Prisoners at Abu Ghraib Prison Released
Film 'All Quiet on the Western Front' Opens in America
Pope Pius VIII Complains that French Constitution Protects Religious Liberty
U.S. Army Liberates Dachau Concentration Camp
Spanish Archbishop Casado: Civil Penalties for Sexual Abuse are Unwarranted