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Religious Fanaticism vs Confidentiality – Part 1

Trinidad and Tobago - Industrial Court upholds a bank’s decision to dismiss a JW elder for confidentiality breachesIn September 2017, the Industrial Court of...
Personal Data of Jehovah's Witnesses

Personal Data Storage of Jehovah’s Witnesses Questioned

In four separate letters, each affecting a particular individual, the Data Protection Authority require that the Jehovah's Witnesses in Norway reveal what personal data...
Expelled from Jehovah's Witnesses, gone to court to get back in

NORWAY: Gry Nygård won in the Court of Appeal against Jehovah’s Witnesses

When Gry Nygård was expelled from Jehovah's Witnesses, she lost all family and friends. After three years, she is now one step closer to...
SPAIN: Jehovah's Witnesses sue their 'dissidents' after creating a Victims Association

SPAIN: Jehovah’s Witnesses sue their ‘dissidents’ after creating a Victims Association

The religious organization requests in its demand the "extinction" of the new entity, that was created to uncover cases of sexually abused minors within...
Expelled from Jehovah's Witnesses, gone to court to get back in

NORWAY: Expelled from Jehovah’s Witnesses for Sexual Immorality – Going to court to get...

A former member of Jehovah's Witnesses says she has been sexually abused. Jehovah's Witnesses say she was guilty of gross sexual immorality. Today, the...
Gry 49 Has not seen her kids in over a year

NORWAY: Gry (49) thrown out by Jehovah’s Witnesses – has not seen her kids...

Mother of two Gry Helen Mollan Nygård has been a part of Jehovah's Witnesses in Ski throughout her adult life. After she told the...
French Headquarters of Jehovah's Witnesses

France: Jehovah’s Witnesses targeted by incest in Lorient

The public prosecutor's office in Lorient has opened an investigation following a complaint of rape by a female member of Jehovah's Witnesses. She accuses...
Canada - Watch Tower sue province of British Columbia

Canada: Watch Tower Sues the Province of British Columbia

On April 1, 2021, W.Glen How & Associates LLP, a Watch Tower law firm, with an address at the Canadian headquarters of Jehovah's Witnesses,...
Unia says shunning against Anti-Discrimination Act

BELGIUM: Unia says Anti-Discrimination Act forbids shunning or targeting former believers

A religious group should never subject apostate members to a "shunning policy", often with very damaging consequences for the family ties of the people...
Pedro Matías Vargas to receive 12 years prison

ARGENTINA: Jehovah’s Witness, Pedro Matías Vargas, gets 12 years prison term

The Trial Court of Appeals of Paraná, made up of Carolina Castagno, Gustavo Pimentel and Elvio Garzón, decided this Friday to declare Pedro Matías...

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