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Bearing Witness: Exposing the secretive world of the Jehovah’s Witnesses

“Everybody thinks that Jehovah’s Witnesses are just lovely people, friendly, nice-looking people, maybe a bit quirky, who knock on doors. And it’s very difficult to help people understand just how dangerous this group is.”   Former Jehovah’s Witness

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Inside the Insular World of Israeli Jehovah’s Witnesses

The state refuses to recognize them and they have been victims of harassment. But Jehovah’s Witnesses insist that they lead normal lives and are not a dangerous cult. See “A Rare Glimpse Into the Insular World of Israeli Jehovah’s Witnesses“ The budgets come from donations. Each assembly room has a donation box, and people can […]

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Margaret Thaler Singer, PhD (1921-2003)

Read “The Late Margaret Singer: Birthday Reflections From Her Son, Sam Singer” (ICSA News Letter: August 13, 2021)

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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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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 […]

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A Plea From New Zealand: Zero Tolerance for Child Abuse

Editor’s note: The following article was published on July 25, 2018, by New Zealand’s The SPINOFF news. We feel that it presents a clear and accurate report and an outline of the issues involved as seen by that country’s population and leaders.

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The Netherlands: Watchtower Leaders Refuse to Cooperate

The following article was published by Sputnik International in 2018. We held onto it for longer than normal to see if the situation would change dramatically within a few months. We feel that it has been long enough and now want to share it with our readers. It’s just another example proving the sad fact […]

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Jehovah’s Witnesses: A Cult of Isolation and Fear

The following article was first published in August 2017 at  medium.com/@r.m.weisgerber and was brought to our attention some time ago. We wanted to share it with our readers because it describes the experiences and feelings of growing up in a JW family from a child’s point of view – even though that child is now […]