Child Abuse Cases

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Convicted Rapist Goes Door to Door – Part 2

Television station KOAA-5 (Colorado Springs, Colorado) followed up on the widely reported story that was published here and several other JW discussion websites. Unlike the Watchtower’s own JW.org website and other television channels, KOAA actually sent out reporter Carlos Vergara to investigate further. …

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Woman Allowed Assisted Suicide – Why?

CBS News reported on May 12, 2016 that papers published recently by the Dutch Euthanasia Commission reportedly revealed that “a woman in her twenties was allowed to go ahead with assisted suicide based on psychiatrists’ decision that her mental health condition was ‘insufferable,’ and it …

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“Brooklyn Girl”

In May of 2001, I attended a small conference in Soap Lake, Washington, where some thirty former Jehovah’s Witnesses (JWs) were gathered. The conference was sponsored by the late Richard Rawe. Richard was part of a group of former JWs who met once a year …

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BBC Reports: Did JWs Destroy Evidence?

BBC Radio 4 reported on Sunday, February 14, 2016 that Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall elders in the UK were directed by the Watchtower Society’s headquarters to destroy certain documents that were of particular interest to the Goddard Inquiry investigating child abuse and reporting of criminal …

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Trey Bundy: One Year of Reporting JW Child Abuse

It’s been one year since Trey Bundy first reported the Watchtower’s child abuse problems. Twelve months ago the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) began publishing information about Jehovah’s Witnesses and their cover-up of child sexual abuse on their website, REVEAL. During broadcasts on their radio show, …

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A Special Message from Barbara

My Dear Friends, As you may be aware, for over 20 years I have been promoting changes to how organizations protect children from sexual abuse through the media and through the legislative and litigation processes. In late October 2015 I asked you to join me …

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Watchtower’s Strategies to Hide the Truth

In an article dated September 23, 2015, Trey Bundy reports what happened when one of the Watchtower Society’s Governing Body members testified during two weeks of hearings before a Royal Commission in Australia. Geoffrey Jackson, one of seven current Governing Body members, and several other …

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“Mommy Molester” Sentenced

Angela Montgomery can now be truly known and described as the “Mommy Molester.” The 52-year old Jehovah’s Witness and resident of Gresham, Oregon has, based on court testimony and a judge’s sentence, earned that rather descriptive and chilling title. The trial of Angela (Von-Webb) Montgomery took …

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UK Charity Commission Rejects JW Appeal

A charity tribunal ruled that the Charity Commission can continue its statutory inquiry into practices at the Manchester Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Their focus is on the Jehovah’s Witness practices regarding safeguarding of minor children at the New Moston Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. The inquiry …

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