The Friendly Atheist website [served by Patheos.com] reports that a judge in Montreal, Quebec, Canada may have saved a fourteen-year-old girl’s life. In his decision, Judge Granosik gave the doctors permission to overrule the young girl’s own decision to choose not to accept a potentially life-saving blood transfusion.
Child abuse among Jehovah’s Witnesses is not something that can be considered just an American, Australian or British issue. The fact is that victims can be found in Kingdom Halls worldwide.
Sometimes a news reporter just gets a story right. In a copyrighted news article dated July 21, 2017, reporter Janene Peters (Netherlands Times) covers an important story that another reporter wrote.
From: The Charity Commission
Published:26 July 2017
The charity regulator reports on its investigation into Manchester New Moston Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses:
The evidence is clear (thanks to the extensive work and research of the Australian Royal Commission) that Jehovah’s Witnesses have not only failed to protect the children in their midst – but have also shrugged their responsibilities and resisted any efforts to make needed changes in their policies.
Several European news agencies have reported that Russia’s Supreme Court has ruled that Jehovah’s Witnesses are to be listed as an “extremist organization” and will effectively be banned in Russia.