Michael asksâ¦Remember Malawi?In the late 1960s and early 1970s, an obscure African country came up with a requirement for a political party card for all its citizens. It was tantamount to a national ID.
The Jehovah’s witness leadership told the Malawian brothers that this card would violate their Christiaan neutrality.
As a result, Jehovah’s witnesses in Malawi were persecuted by their countrymen. For the sake of what they believed to be their obligation to Christian loyalty, they suffered personal attack, murder and exile. The Watchtower printed articles for mass distribution to tell the world about the persecution of our brothers. Letter-writing campaigns were encouraged to reverse the country’s policies and to beg for legal