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VICE TV — Crusaders: Ex Jehovah’s Witnesses Speak Out (2021)

With Barbara Anderson, Gary Breaux, Asher Candor, Candace Conti. Whistleblowers in a crusade to expose allegations of abuse and mind control within a global religious organization—the Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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Uneven Child Abuse Coverage in Australia?

On July 24, 2020, Catholic Weekly published an article by Margaret Doumit for their Australian readers. She pointed out that media reporting was clearly unbalanced because they compared the number of wrongful acts by the Catholic Church within the country to similar child abuse cases by Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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Queensland: Clergy Who Don’t Report May Go to Jail

ABC News in Australia reported on September 8, 2020, that new laws were approved by the Queensland Parliament that “will force members of the clergy to report known or suspected cases of abuse to police”. This changes the rules for most religious organizations to notify authorities when they know of incidents of child abuse. They […]

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Three Abused as Children Tell Their Stories

Do we really have any idea how many children have been mistreated and sexually abused over the past fifty or sixty decades? Not unlike a horrific disease that can not be seen or detected until thousands have been infected, child abuse involving Jehovah’s Witness youth and families seems to have been, and continues to be, […]

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Switzerland: A Groundbreaking Ruling.

The following information is an important Swiss Press Release of July 8, 2020, translated into English. (Page one contains the basics of the ruling and also provided is a link to the other eight pages.) 

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Queensland Government: Sign Up for the National Redress Scheme

In Australia, according to the Mirage news source reports, the Queensland Government is urging participation by all religious organizations and other groups named in the National Redress Scheme. The Government made it clear that includes the New York-based Watchtower’s Australian branch leadership.

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Jehovah’s Witnesses Reject Australia’s Redress Scheme

On June 28, 2020, Australia’s ABC NEWS reported that Jehovah’s Witnesses and five other institutions were specifically and publicly named by the Australian Federal Government for failing to sign up to the National Redress Scheme for victims of institutional child sexual abuse. Identified organizations had until June 30, 2020, to join the “redress scheme.” They […]

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Highlights: Australian Government Apology to Victims

The following report presents parts of the speech given by Scott Morrison, the Australian prime minister, as he delivered the “National apology to victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse” at Parliament House on October 22, 2018. Several resources that included videos available online and Australian newspaper reports were used to compile the following […]