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Kazakhstan: Court Gives Victory to Former Jehovah’s Witnesses

The events described in the following report began over a year ago. However, we did not receive correspondence with details regarding the court victory until late April 2020. You are about to read a disturbing account of exactly how representatives and elders of Jehovah’s Witnesses tried to intimidate and frighten a child in order to […]

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“The Witnesses” Examines JW Child Abuse Issues

In case you missed this when it was first released, Jeff Truesdell reported in People Magazine on January 13, 2020, that Oxygen Channel was scheduled to present a new two-part documentary that examines alleged child abuse within the Jehovah’s Witnesses and covered up by the Watchtower.  “The Witnesses” premiered Saturday, February 8 and 9, 2020. […]

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When Faith Groups Limit Personal Liberty

The limits of religious freedom: America must come to grips with when faith groups limit personal liberty  — “When Pastor Robert Jeffress, a member of President Trump’s Evangelical Advisory Board and the White House Faith Initiative, recently dismissed climate activist Greta Thunberg by saying that rainbows are evidence that polar ice caps aren’t melting, my heart […]

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JW Elder Knew of Abuse – Did Not Report for a Decade

It’s a rare week when a new case of child abuse or rape among Jehovah’s Witnesses isn’t reported somewhere in North America. That’s in spite of new court cases and successful convictions every few months that are destroying Watchtower’s reputation. The following report comes from a small town in Illinois (USA) where there was limited […]

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New York Post: Former Jehovah’s Witnesses Recount Years of Sex Abuse Ahead of Landmark Case

Two former Jehovah’s Witnesses claim the church looked the other way when they were sexually abused as children for years — and now plan to sue under a landmark state law that takes effect this week. Lawyers for Heather Steele, 48, and John Michael Ewing, 47, alleged at a press conference Monday that the Witnesses […]

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Frederick McLean – Still on the Run and the Feds Want Him

If you’ve been visiting websites like WatchtowerDocuments.org that focus on child abuse and recent court cases, then you’ve already met Frederick McLean.  In fact, his photo appeared briefly in Barbara’s recent YouTube video. Photos of him working on high-performance race cars have appeared on many ex-JW websites in recent years. Everyone wants that guy captured […]

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SCAARS Responds to Reports of “Stolen” Documents

From the Board of Directors of “Stop Child Abuse – Advocates for Reform and Safety (SCAARS)”: Concerning recent reports of the use of “stolen” database documents to expose hidden allegations of child sexual abuse, the following is our declaration:   

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Legislative Pressure and Culture Change Among Jehovah’s Witnesses

The following article was written by Harvinder Singh, (BA, MA University of Birmingham, UK) and was published on the SCAARS.com website on November 16, 2018. We feel that it has special value and merit and should be read and considered by our readers. Please note that most of the spelling and punctuation remain as presented in the original […]