A little blue bird is tweet, tweeting about California… have you heard?

JW elders in California say their hands are tied by state law when it comes to reporting "admitted pedophiles" because they risk facing jail time.They're willing to face jail for free speech and freedom of faith, but not when it comes to child protection? — Nico schmey hase 🌊🌊🌊 (@NicanorGarza1) July 28, 2022

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North Okanagan Jehovah’s Witnesses ordered to hand over private records

A former North Okanagan Jehovah’s Witness has scored a minor legal victory in getting the religious organization to hand over personal information it holds about them, following a ruling from B.C.’s privacy commissioner. The Coldstream Jehovah’s Witness Congregation had refused to hand over personal information of its former member and argued that doing so would infringe on its charter rights.

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Follow the Telegraph’s Investigations team on their year-long hunt into the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Introducing Call Bethel, a new Telegraph podcast In August 2021, an email arrives in the Telegraph’s investigations inbox claiming the Jehovah’s Witnesses have a hidden database of alleged abusers. The reporters start on the trail… Brave whistleblowers. A trail of data. A secret system for dealing with allegations of child abuse. Follow the Telegraph’s Investigations team on their year-long hunt

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Listening to Lacie Jones

Lacie Jones suffered abuse at the hands of her stepfather: ‘He was seen as a very pious man, a very moral man’. Listen to the story of Lacie Jones in this new Telegraph podcast that investigates the inside story of child sexual abuse in this close religious community. The reporters hit one dead end after another. They’re starting to lose

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Religious organisation has kept details of molestation accusations over the last 25 years at its headquarters

One such allegation was from Lacie Jones, pictured as a child, whose stepfather, a senior Jehovah’s Witness, was recently jailed for abusing her when she was younger. The Jehovah’s Witness organisation has amassed a secret database of child sexual abuse allegations against its members, the Telegraph can disclose.

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Michael’s Story

This video is hard to watch as Michael tells his small town story. Midway through this video we learn from Jeff, who has never been a Jehovah’s Witness, that he had become friends with Michael since this interview—and he blames the Watchtower for his death. Michael took his life, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Michael had worked for Tullahoma City

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