San Diego Reader Updates JW Child Abuse Cases

According to the San Diego Reader news website, Attorney Irwin Zalkin and legal representatives for the Watchtower Society will make an appearance in a San Diego, California District Court on September 15, 2017. They will be participating in a hearing to discuss a Watchtower motion to seal documents requested by the court as evidence.

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Australia Royal Commission Archives – 2017

(THIS PAGE IS STILL UNDER DEVELOPMENT)

 

Videos of 2017 Australian RoyalCommission Hearings

 

All sessions were held on March 10, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. These hearings were to act as follow up to the August 2015 hearings that reviewed several typical child abuse cases involving Jehovah’s Witness congregations. More information on those hearings will be available soon. Please check back.

Here are the transcripts of the three sessions held on March 10:

2017 Witness List

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2017-ARC-hearing-complete-transcript

 

Here are videos of the three live sessions held in Sydney, Australia on March 10, 2017:

 

 

 

Court: “Unfair” Church Policy Can Be Overturned

The National Post, a Canadian online news service, reported that a ruling by the Alberta Court of Appeal states that secular courts have the authority to overturn religious edicts in certain situations. That court will allow a Calgary resident to challenge his being disfellowshipped and shunned by his Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation.

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Watchtower Loses Appeal to UK Charity Commission

The Supreme Court in the United Kingdom has issued a “final ruling” telling the Watch Tower and Bible Tract Society of Great Britain that it cannot stop the Charity Commission from investigating the charity. This ruling could end the Watchtower’s last gasp efforts to derail the Charity Commission’s inquiries.

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