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ARGENTINA: Two Jehovah's Witnesses will be tried in La Paz for alleged child sexual abuse

ARGENTINA: Two Jehovah’s Witnesses to be Tried for Alleged Child Sexual Abuse

Originally published on El Argentino on March 1 2021.An oral and public trial will begin in which the defendants Matías Vargas and Vito Luciano...
Jehovah's Witnesses' KdöR status

GERMANY: Should Jehovah’s Witnesses have their KdöR status revoked?

Originally published on Humanistischer Pressedienst by Julius Rupprecht on 16 February 2021The statements of a cult expert about the practices of Jehovah's Witnesses are...
Germany: State Parliament commemorates the suffering of Jehovah's Witnesses by Nazis

GERMANY: State Parliament Commemorates Suffering of Jehovah’s Witnesses by Nazis

Originally published in Stuttgarter Nachrichten on January 27, 2021.Muhterem Aras, the President of the Baden-Württemberg state parliament, paid tribute to the resistance of Jehovah's...
IRELAND: Jehovah's Witness Man Jailed for 18 months

IRELAND: Jehovah’s Witness Man Jailed for 18 months

On February 18th last, a 34 year-old Jehovah's Witness man who sent sexually explicit messages to a 13 year-old girl in 2016 has been...
Jehovah's Witnesses in court to respond to incitement to hatred

BELGIUM: Jehovah’s Witnesses in court to respond to incitement to hatred

The Jehovah's Witnesses, prosecuted in particular for inciting hatred against former members of this community, will appear before the Ghent Criminal Court on Tuesday. The...
Data Protection Authority investigating Jehovah's Witnesses

NORWAY: Data Protection Authority opening a case against Jehovah’s Witnesses

The Data Inspectorate will investigate whether Jehovah's Witnesses store information about members' sex lives.Originally posted on in Norwegian on February 17, 2021 by...
Robert Luccioni Lies and Misrepresentation

Robert Luccioni: Lies and Misrepresentation

The following is an open letter that was sent via email by Jason Wynne to Robert Luccioni on December 8, 2020. It was in...
Germany Child Sexual Abuse in Jehovah's Witnesses

GERMANY: Child Sexual Abuse in Jehovah’s Witnesses

On November 24, 2020, the Independent Commission for Processing Child Sexual Abuse spoke in a confidential setting with experts about sexual abuse of children...
Extracting Huge Donations from the Elderly Jehovah's Witnesses

USA: World Headquarters Extracts Huge Donations from Elderly Jehovah’s Witnesses

In November 2017, the Legal Department at the World Headquarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses held their annual meeting. In it, staff reveal how they have...
Lithuania Jehovah's Witnesses and their opponents

LITHUANIA: Jehovah’s Witnesses and their Opponents Int’l Conference

On September 3, 2020, CESNUR (Center for Studies on New Religions) organized a seminar entitled Jehovah’s Witnesses and Their Opponents: Russia, the West, and...

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