Court hits Jehovah’s Witnesses with €96,000 fine for discrimination

Photo ©Nicolas Maeterlinck/BELGA Patrick Haeck has spent six years getting his case against the Jehovah’s Witnesses to court  The Belgian chapter of the Jehovah’s Witnesses have been handed a €96,000 fine by a court in Ghent for discrimination and incitement to hate. It sets a precedent in Belgium that religious doctrine cannot be used as an excuse to break human

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Jehovah’s Witnesses face trial for discrimination and incitement to hate

Excerpt from the news article— ‘Shunning’ Jehovah’s Witnesses use shunning as a tactic to keep members from being disloyal to the group, he claims. “It’s worse than just being excluded,” Haeck told Het Nieuwsblad. “From the highest levels of the organisation comes the order that no one is allowed to talk to you, not even your own family. They declare that

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