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-UK: I escaped the Jehovah’s Witnesses. My mother cut me off by email. July 2, 2022.


-France: Refusal of blood transfusion by a Jehovah's Witness: how to react? June 29, 2022.


-UK: Jehovah’s Witness organisation has secret database of child sex abuse claims against members. June 30, 2022.


-Paraguay: Parents refuse to let their baby receive a blood transfusion and a judge intervenes. June 22, 2022.


-Belgium: Today the decision has been made. Patrick Haeck and his lawyers will go to cassation (High Court) to challenge the decision of the Court of Appeal. All parties unanimously agree, including the UNIA. 20 juin 2022.


-UK: The dark side of the Jehovah’s Witness world. June 18, 2022.


-Italy: Abused at 14, Jehovah's Witnesses cast out the culprit. June 16, 2022.


-Belgium: the Court of appeal acquits Watchtower. June 7, 2022.


-France: Miviludes: the fight against cultic deviances has disappeared from the government's organization chart. June 2, 2022.


-Haiti: she leaves Jehovah's Witnesses and explains why. May 31, 2022.


-USA: Watch Tower Drops Its Effort to Identify a Dissident Blogger Based on Spurious Copyright Claims. May 25, 2022.


-Germany: What can those affected report about child sexual abuse among Jehovah's Witnesses? May 19, 2022.


-Ireland: Former Jehovah's Witness elder convicted of second sexual assault on a child in Cork. May 16, 2022.


-Ireland: 'I find it hard to trust,' says woman indecently assaulted by Jehovah's Witness elder in Cork. April 30, 2022.


-Petition to ask the withdrawal of Jehovah's Witnesses as a religious organization in Germany.


-New-Zealand: Closed faiths including Gloriavale, Jehovah's Witnesses now included in Royal Commission into Abuse in Care. April 11, 2022.


-Latvia: Jehovah’s witnesses religious organization’s investigated for compliance with regulations. March 31, 2022.


-France: INVESTIGATION - Hélène filed a complaint for "rape and sexual assault" for facts that occurred from the age of 8, until adulthood.She testifies to the Figaro. April 7, 2022.


-Ghana: ‘Allow my foot to rot’ – blood transfusion war between patients and health workers in Ghana. April 1, 2022.


-Netherlands: Henri takes a stand against 'discriminatory shunning' by Jehovah's people. March 27, 2022.


-Netherlands: Chamber wants Jehovah's Witnesses to stop 'blackmailing' the ex-JWs. March 18, 2022.


-USA: Jehovah's Witnesses elders guilty of failure to report sexual abuse of 6-year-old girl. March 18, 2022.


-Belgium: the lawsuit of ex-Jehovah's Witnesses against the Watchtower will continue before the Ghent Court of Appeal on March 22, 2022. Support them by your presence! March 17, 2022.


-France: Jehovah’s Witnesses take Miviludes to court. March 16, 2022.


-Iceland: Iceland may remove religious org funding for Jehovah’s Witnesses. March 16, 2022.


-USA: Pocatello man sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually abusing 14-year-old girl. March 10, 2022.


-France: Miviludes report postponed: successful pressure from Jehovah's Witnesses? March 7, 2022.


-USA: Trial for Jehovah’s Witnesses elders underway without decision from judge on what he’ll consider in evidence. March 2, 2022.


-Australia: From child preacher to wicked defector: leaving the Jehovah’s Witnesses. February 23, 2022.


-Sweden: Four Controversial Rules in Jehovah's Witnesses. February 23, 2022.


-Norway: May lose registration as a religious community: - A symbol-heavy decision. February 15, 2022.


-Chile: Court of Rancagua welcomes appeal and orders blood transfusion to newborn "to protect and safeguard his life". February 8, 2022.


-Denmark: Blood transfusion to a member of Jehovah's Witnesses was legal. February 1, 2022.


-Norway: Jehovah’s Witnesses denied state aid for 2021. January 27, 2022.


-USA: Child Sex Slave in Watchtower’s House of God. January 26, 2022.


-Germany: Forced into sex with lies. January 18, 2022.


-USA: Suspected child abuser rearrested after search warrant served at church. January 17, 2022.


-Russia: Organizer of Jehovah's Witnesses cell detained in Altai. January 17, 2022.


-Canada: ‘Gone by 2040’: Why some religions are declining in Canada faster than ever. January 8, 2022.


-Netherlands: Tilburg ex-Jehovah’s Witnesses report against the social death of the church: 'Inhumane policy'. January 4, 2022.


-Germany: Grew up with Jehovah's Witnesses: "I had to get out of there" January 3, 2022.


-USA: Former Santo Niño health aide accused in three more sex abuse cases. December 31, 2021.


-Russia: Verdict in the case of Jehovah's Witnesses has been passed in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug. December 28, 2021.


-Brazil: Judge of Goiás determines that babies of Jehovah's Witnesses will receive blood transfusions. December 27, 2021.


-Netherlands: Two ex-members of Jehovah's Witnesses file a complaint about disfellowshipping policy. December 23, 2021.


-USA: Judge to rule on disclosure of McHenry County Jehovah’s Witnesses records in failure to report child abuse probe. December 17, 2021.


-Bulgaria: The SAC has finally banned Jehovah's Witness propaganda in homes in Shumen. December 2, 2021.


-USA: Federal court in Montana asked to impose sanctions on Watch Tower and its top lawyers Brumley and Taylor. December 8, 2021.


-France: "The great tribulation": cloistered in a basement, Jehovah's witnesses predict the Apocalypse. November 22, 2021.


-USA: California fugitive Frederick McLean's decomposing body found in South Carolina home after 16 years on the run. November 19, 2021.


-Netherlands: Elise was disfellowshipped from the Jehovah's Witnesses and lost contact with her loved ones: 'I no longer exist for my family'. November 13, 2021.


-Netherlands: Ex-members fight against 'discriminatory' policies of Jehovah's Witnesses. November 12, 2021.


-Germany: Blood transfusion refused! Jehovah's Witness dies in routine surgery - nurse has to monitor helplessly. November 2, 2021.


-USA: New child sex crimes alleged, but Kingsburg church uncooperative with investigation. November 1, 2021.


-Norway: Norway moves closer to defunding Watchtower. October 29, 2021.


-USA: Lawsuit filed against Milton Jehovah's Witnesses congregation. October 24, 2021.


-Belgium: Dismissal in favor of Jehovah's Witnesses prosecuted for non-denunciation of sexual abuse. October 22, 2021.


-Austria: Rally against breaking contact and ostracism. October 17, 2021.


-Netherlands: a group of ex-Jehovah's Witnesses is now also challenging the disfellowshipping policy in the Netherlands. October 10, 2021.


-USA: Lawsuit alleges church elder sexually abused youth. October 9, 2021.


-France: Investigation: Jehovah's Witnesses accused of ignoring pedophile violence. October 4, 2021.


-Canada: JWs challenge privacy. Judge orders stay of Jehovah's Witnesses constitutional claim on privacy of records. September 23, 2021.


-Netherlands: Jehovah's Witnesses under scrutiny for structural exclusion of ex-members. September 18, 2021.


-France: Possible legal action to confront the leaders of Jehovah's Witnesses in France about the "judicial committees" conducted in the congregations. Contact Mr. Nicolas Jacquette:


-Netherlands: Jehovah's Witness HQ in Emmen, in the Netherlands, lost their appeal. The board of the Jehovah's Witnesses tried through the Open Government Act (Wob) to retrieve all data from the investigation into abuse within the community. September 13, 2021.


-Australia: Secretive world of Jehovah's Witnesses exposed. September 13, 2021.


-Australia: Bearing Witness: Exposing the secretive world of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. September 13, 2021.


-Australia: Inside the brutal world of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. September 12, 2021.


-Australia: Jehovah's Witnesses among 34 additional organisations to formally sign up to national sexual abuse redress scheme. September 9, 2021.


-Spain: Eleven years for a Jehovah's Witness for abusing the daughter of his partner in Almassora. September 4, 2021.


-Australia: These Sydney women left a 'cult like' religion — this is what they learned. September 3, 2021.


-USA: Sergio Quintanilla Charged With Molesting Boy He Met Through Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah’s Witness In La Puente. September 2, 2021.


-UK: Religious groups in UK failing children over sex abuse, report says. September 2, 2021.


-UK: 'There was no reprimand, nothing changed': Survivors criticise Jehovah's Witness elders for failing to act over child sexual abuse claims. September 1, 2021.


-USA: Russell’s Pyramid monument in Allegheny has been vandalized and has been removed. It has been moved to a warehouse in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania (near Pittsburgh International and the Assembly Hall) and it will be kept there until it is moved to Watchtower property in New York State. September 1, 2021.


-Russia: Three organizers of Jehovah's Witnesses cells detained in Moscow. August 26, 2021.


-UK: The child abuse inquiry has been too deferential to the Jehovah’s Witnesses. August 25, 2021.


-Russia: Alleged leader of Crimean cell of banned Jehovah’s Witnesses put in detention. August 17, 2021.


-USA: Romy Maple from ‘Cults and Extreme Belief’ talks about her escape from the Jehovah’s Witness faith. August 9, 2021.


-Ghana: Jehovah’s Witnesses parents refuse a blood transfusion to their son; he dies. August 4, 2021.


-Russia: Rostov court sentenced organizers of Jehovah's Witnesses cult. July 30, 2021.


-Poland: Polish report on sexual abuse. July 28, 2021.


-USA: Watchtower Defies Court Order; Montana Judge Fines and Sanctions Jehovah’s Witnesses. July 28, 2021.


-‘Vice Versa: Crusaders’ Director Talks Confronting Jehovah’s Witnesses With Child Sexual Abuse, Cover-Up Claims: “It’s About Corruption”. July 14, 2021.


-Norway: Expelled member defeated Jehovah's Witnesses in court. July 9, 2021.


-Paraguay: Court rejects religious action against blood transfusion. June 27, 2021.


-Spain: Jehovah's Witnesses denounce their ‘dissidents’ after creating the Victims Association. June 18, 2021.


-Kazakhstan: Jehovah's Witness Suspected of Failure to Report a Serious Crime in Almaty. June 10, 2021.


-USA: Religious freedom case over Roy church discipline matter is revived by Utah Supreme Court. June 7, 2021.


-Russia: Two members of the Jehovah's Witnesses cult convicted in the Krasnoyarsk Territory. June 4, 2021.


-UK: Paedophile, 77, told victim 'her loved ones would die' if she reported his 'shocking' sexual abuse. June 1, 2021.


-Germany: Watchtower's lawsuit against anti-cult organization FECRIS: FECRIS won on most points. May 24, 2021.


-France: “Méta de choc”, a former Jehovah's Witness tells behind the scenes. May 28, 2021.


-USA: Trial scheduled for Jehovah's Witnesses elders accused of failing to report sexual abuse.  May 27, 2021.


-France: Lorient: Jehovah's Witnesses targeted by incest complaint. May 21, 2021.


-USA: Former ministerial servant to serve up to five years for minor sex abuse. May 19, 2021.


-USA: Robins Kaplan filed three lawsuits against the Jehovah’s Witnesses parent-organization, in New York on behalf of survivors of child sex abuse. May 18, 2021.


-UK: 'I got punished for being sexually assaulted': People who were raised in 'cults' recall the triggering moments that made them realize something was horribly wrong with their upbringing. May 17, 2021.


-Belgium: Els Keytsman (Unia): 'Jehovah's Witnesses disfellowshipping policy is a social death sentence'. May 12, 2021.


-Germany: Have the abuses committed by Jehovah's Witnesses been covered up? May 12, 2021.,SX97SuU


-France: Lorient. She files a complaint against her parents, Jehovah's Witnesses. May 7, 2021.


-UK: Coroner blasts Jehovah's Witnesses for failing to stop 82-year-old man killing his wife, 80, after he told church elder that he was planning to stab her to death. May 5, 2021.


-Norway: Jehovah's Witnesses criticize police search. May 3, 2021.


-USA: Child Abuse Records Reveal Extensive Data Collection by Jehovah’s Witnesses. April 30, 2021.


-Netherlands: victims of abuse in Jehovah's Witnesses fear ‘witch hunt’. April 26, 2021.


-Netherlands: When Merel cooperated in the abuse investigation, vilification followed by other Jehovah's Witnesses. April 26, 2021.


-Canada: Jehovah’s Witnesses challenge constitutionality of B.C. privacy law. April 21, 2021.


-Australia: Jehovah’s Witnesses resolve legal stoush. April 18, 2021.


-Australia: Jehovah’s Witnesses facing tax turmoil. April 18, 2021.


-Belgium: The non-profit organization Jehovah's Witnesses appealed against a fine of 96,000 euros for discrimination. April 16, 2021.


-Finland: Jehovah's Witness Leaders Suspected of Fundraising Crime: Millions of Euro Donations Collected Without Permission. April 14, 2021.


-France: Cultic deviances: magistrate Hanène Romdhane takes the lead of a reinforced Miviludes. April 5, 2021.


-UK: Why I had to choose my own family over being a Jehovah’s Witness. April 3, 2021.


-France: Ex-follower of Jehovah's Witnesses: "this environment open to love" also suffers from "racism and clanism". March 26, 2021.


-UK: Vicarious Liability: Court of Appeal dismisses appeal from religious organisation following sexual assault. March 18, 2021.


-UK: Jehovah’s Witness congregation blamed for rape. March 16,2021.


-Belgium: The non-profit organization Jehovah's Witnesses condemned for inciting hatred. March 16, 2021.


-Argentina: Trial of Jehovah's Witnesses in Santa Elena. March 11, 2021.


-Spain: The Supreme Court prohibits Jehovah's Witnesses from using the personal data of those who leave the congregation. March 11, 2021.


-Australia: Sydney party mum on escaping Jehovah’s Witness religion. March 6, 2021.


-Australia: Jehovah’s Witnesses join national redress scheme, but lawyers remain concerned. March 4, 2021.


-UK: Edinburgh Residents targeted with handwritten letters from child members of Jehovah's Witnesses brand the move 'sick'. March 4, 2021.


-USA: Trial set for Jehovah’s Witnesses elders accused of failing to report sexual abuse allegations against congregant. March 3, 2021.


-Australia: Jehovah’s Witnesses to join redress scheme for child sexual abuse survivors. March 3, 2021.


-Canada: Leaving Jehovah's Witnesses. The story of Pamela who lived all her childhood in Jehovah's Witnesses. February 24, 2021.


-France: Cults in France today, "it's not only the Church of Scientology or the Solar Temple, but many small groups". February 24, 2021.


-Norway: The Data Protection Authority is opening a case against Jehovah's Witnesses. February 17, 2021.


-Belgium: Jehovah's Witnesses in court to respond to incitement to hatred. February 16, 2021.


-Switzerland: The End of the Dream of Eternal Life - How Jehovah's Witnesses and other troubled groups make their members compliant. February 15, 2021.


-Russia: Major raid against Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia. February 10, 2021.


-Australia: Labor wants levy on redress scheme dodgers. February 3, 2021.


-Russia: Jehovah's Witnesses leader to stand trial in Russia’s Murmansk. January 29, 2021.


-USA: The Montana Supreme Court has ruled against Jehovah's Witnesses in a 4/3 split decision. The Jehovah's Witnesses had appealed to Montana's highest court as a result of the filing of an amended complaint by Lexi Nunez, who argued that her Common law negligence claims had never been properly adjudicated by the District Court. January 27, 2021.


-Canada(Quebec): Pedophilia cover-up class lawsuit in Quebec: the Watchtower won’t appeal to the supreme court of Canada, the class action lawsuit can proceed. January 26, 2021.


-Canada (Quebec): Religious cults: Forgotten children - Interview on TVA on Monday January 18, 2021 at 10:00 am.


-Canada (Quebec): Religious cults: Forgotten children - Season 1. Series available on Club Illico from January 14, 2021.


-Denmark : Former Jehovah's Witness: - We were workers' bees, and religion was the queen. January 10, 2021.


-USA: Former ministerial servant pleads guilty to sexual abuse. January 5, 2021.


-Russia: The leader of the Novosibirsk Jehovah's Witnesses was sentenced to six years in prison. December 17, 2020.


-Canada: News about the lawsuit in Quebec(Canada) against the Watchtower for child sexual abuse coverup: The plaintiffs have won, Watchtower lost its appeal. The 3 judges took the side of the victims. So the lawsuit can continue. The Watchtower lawyers will most likely appeal to the Supreme Court, but according to the victims’ lawyer, it is 98% sure the appeal will be refused. That would delay the lawsuit for a couple of months. December 11, 2020.


-Canada: A childhood among Jehovah's Witnesses. December 7, 2020.


-Russia: More Jehovah's Witnesses Sentenced In Russia On Extremism Charges. November 30, 2020.


-USA: Crystal Lake man, church elder charged with failing to report sexual abuse of child. November 25, 2020.


-France: "The end times": Jehovah's Witnesses take advantage of Covid-19 to harden their apocalyptic speech.


-Norway : Jehovah's enigmatic court. November 13, 2020.


-UK: Judge rules Jehovah's Witness, 15, must have blood transfusion to save her life. November 10, 2020.


-USA: Utah high court weighs case of woman who says church made her listen to audio of her rape. November 9, 2020.


-USA: Three new lawsuits against Watchtower filed under NY Child Victims Act (CVA). November 1, 2020.


-Argentina: Comodoro: a court ruling authorizes a blood transfusion to a minor. October 31, 2020.


-UK: Woman born into Jehovah's Witnesses says she was raised in a cult. October 25, 2020.


-Australia : National Redress Scheme: Scott Morrison names and shames groups refusing to sign up. October 22, 2020.


-UK: Demand IICSA request full child sex abuse data from Jehovah's Witnesses in Britain. October 19, 2020.


-France: Cults: Georges Fenech returns to work for Marlène Schiappa. October 11, 2020.


-UK: Daughter of perverted Jehovah's Witness speaks of the impact of his crimes. September 28, 2020.


-UK: NHS trusts’ cosy relationships with Jehovah’s Witness leaders could have tragic consequences. September 24, 2020.


-Belgium: Jehovah's Witnesses will be tried for hate crimes on February 16. September 15, 2020.


-USA : Casper Jehovah’s Witness Ministerial Servant Accused of Sex Abuse. September 8, 2020.


-Argentina: A judge authorized a blood transfusion for a Jehovah's Witness girl. September 3, 2020.


-Netherlands: Netherlands wants to punish silence on sex abuse in closed communities. August 28, 2020.


-Nigeria: Pregnant Jehovah’s Witness Patient Dies Over Alleged Refusal Of Blood Transfusion. August 15, 2020.


-Netherlands: Jehovah’s Witness denies having abused minors: 'I have groped them'. August 13, 2020.


-UK: Former Jehovah's Witness elders call for mandatory reporting of child sexual abuse. August 10, 2020.


-UK : Three women who say they were abused as children in the Jehovah's Witnesses tell their awful stories. August 8, 2020.


-UK: North Staffordshire sex beast finally jailed more than 30 years after Jehovah's Witness elders 'covered up' his crimes. August 8, 2020.


-Netherlands: Jehovah's Witnesses lose appeal over abuse report. August 4, 2020.


-France: Fight against cults: in the municipalities, concern after the putting away of Miviludes. July 29, 2020.


-France: Fight against cults : Miviludes moved quietly. July 17, 2020.


-France: Dissolution of Miviludes: CCMM press release. July 15, 2020.


-Switzerland : Court confirms: Severe criticism of Jehovah's Witnesses is justified. July 8, 2020.


-Australia: Government names institutions that did not sign up to National Redress Scheme for child sexual abuse victims. July 1, 2020.


-Australia : Tax, funding threat for ‘reprehensible’ groups refusing to join child abuse redress scheme. June 29, 2020.


-Australia: The Jehovah’s Witnesses issued a statement advising that they will not be joining the redress scheme. June 21, 2020.


-Brazil : Covid-19: Justice authorizes blood transfusion denied by family for religious reason. June 16, 2020.


-Australia: Jehovah’s Witnesses accused of selling off assets and moving cash to avoid sex abuse compensation. June 14, 2020.


-Canada (Quebec): Sexual abuse: the civil statute of limitations period in the process of being abolished. June 4, 2020.


-Netherlands: Investigation into the abuse case of Heerlen Jehovah's Witness completed. May 27, 2020.


-Brazil : Sexual abuse and domestic violence: ex-Jehovah's Witnesses accuse their church of covering up crimes and protecting predators. May 26, 2020.


-France : The Covid-19 pandemic, a boon for end-of-the-world theorists. May 17, 2020.


-Kazakhstan: Court Gives Victory to Former Jehovah’s Witnesses. Posted May 10, 2020.


-Netherlands: Jehovah's Witnesses Elders cannot invoke the right of non-disclosure in the Assen sexual abuse case. May 8, 2020.


-UK: 'I FEEL FREE' Cancer survivor Ashya King’s mum splits from Jehovah’s Witness husband who thinks coronavirus is ‘plague sent from God’. May 1, 2020.


-USA: Jehovah’s Witnesses Sue FaithLeaks Owners Over Convention Videos. April. 30, 2020.


-USA: Montana sees flurry of child sex abuse lawsuits as deadline approaches. April. 29, 2020.


-France: How I left the Jehovah's Witnesses, and how to help others to get out. April 16, 2020.





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