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-UK: ‘Fiction opened my eyes’: author Jodie Chapman on growing up as a Jehovah’s Witness. February 17, 2024.

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2024/feb/17/fiction-opened-my-eyes-author-jodie-chapman-on-growing-up-as-a-jehovahs-witness

 

-France: Cultic deviances: two former followers recount their slow and complex reconstruction. February 13, 2024.

 

https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/auvergne-rhone-alpes/rhone/lyon/temoignages-derives-sectaires-deux-anciennes-adeptes-racontent-leur-lente-et-complexe-reconstruction-2923182.html

 

-USA: Ex-Jehovah’s Witnesses speak out about alleged sexual abuse within denomination. February 11, 2024.

 

https://kentwired.com/111967/latest-updates/ex-jehovahs-witnesses-speak-out-about-alleged-sexual-abuse-within-denomination/

 

-UK: Builder Peter Norgrove jailed for killing client in extension row. January 31, 2024.

 

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-birmingham-68139396

 

-Germany: Court rules against Jehovah's Witnesses KdöR in trademark dispute with JZ Help. January 26, 2024.

 

https://jz.help/gericht-urteilt-gegen-jehovas-zeugen-kdoer-im-markenrechtsstreit-mit-jz-help/

 

-Brazil: Religious man arrested on suspicion of abusing 12-year-old boy. January 16, 2024.

 

https://parlamentopb.com.br/religioso-e-preso-suspeito-de-abusar-de-garoto-de-12-anos/

 

-Norway: Noomi lived at home when she was disfellowshipped: - Was treated like a stranger. January 13, 2024.

 

https://www.vl.no/religion/2024/01/13/noomi-18-bodde-hjemme-da-hun-ble-ekskludert-ble-behandlet-som-en-fremmed/

 

-Canada: BCHA applauds BC Supreme Court decision upholding privacy rights. January 8, 2024.

 

https://www.bchumanist.ca/bcha_applauds_bc_supreme_court_decision_upholding_privacy_rights

 

-The Watchtower now allows brothers, even high-ranking ones, to wear a beard. Another big change, after the abolition of counting hours of service for ordinary publishers. 2023.

 

-Netherlands: Jehovah's Witnesses were not discriminated against. December 13, 2023.

 

https://www.nu.nl/binnenland/6293878/jehovahs-getuigen-zijn-niet-gediscrimineerd-bij-onderzoek-seksueel-misbruik.html

 

-Spain: The Jehovah’s Witnesses Spain Branch Loses its Lawsuit Against the Spanish Association of JW Victims. December 13, 2023.

 

https://www.abc.es/sociedad/victimas-testigos-jehova-piden-paguen-desastre-mental-20231218205023-nt.html

 

https://beroeans.net/2023/12/13/aevtj/

 

-Japan: 159 report being sexually abused as Jehovah’s Witnesses. November 9, 2023.

 

https://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/15052469

 

-Australia: Punishment and control: the secret handbook that rules a religion. November 6, 2023.

 

https://www.smh.com.au/national/punishment-and-control-the-secret-handbook-that-rules-a-religion-20231026-p5ef9z.html

 

-New Zealand: Former Jehovah's Witness says church missed chance to right wrongs. October 26, 2023.

 

https://www.1news.co.nz/2023/10/26/former-jehovahs-witness-says-church-missed-chance-to-right-wrongs/

 

-Australia: NSW court allows health officials to give blood transfusion to Jehovah's Witness toddler. October 23, 2023.

 

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-10-24/nsw-court-order-granted-allowing-health-officials-to-give-blood/103013578

 

-Argentina: They captured the Jehovah's Witness from Santa Elena convicted of abuse. October 13, 2023.

 

https://www.apfdigital.com.ar/despachos.asp?cod_des=392562

 

-USA: Former Jehovah’s Witness elder found guilty of sexually assaulting children. October 2, 2023.

 

https://www.bangordailynews.com/2023/10/02/news/aroostook/ernest-fyans-child-sexual-assault-verdict/

 

-Canada: Religious organizations should be subject to the privacy act: Our arguments at the BC Supreme Court. September 27, 2023.

 

https://www.bchumanist.ca/vaboulas_bc_supreme_court_arguments

 

-USA: A registered sex-offender became a ‘ministerial servant’ for Jehovah’s Witnesses in Springfield; he’s now in prison for assaulting child. September 21, 2023.

 

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/a-registered-sex-offender-became-a-ministerial-servant-for-jehovah-s-witnesses-in-springfield-he-s-now-in-prison-for-assaulting-child/ar-AA1h4vJG

 

-Argentina: Abuses: sentences of two Jehovah's Witnesses confirmed. September 13, 2023.

 

https://www.unoentrerios.com.ar/policiales/abusos-confirman-condenas-dos-testigos-jehova-n10088835.html

 

-New Zealand: Jehovah's Witness church spends 3 years fighting scrutiny of Royal Commission of Inquiry. September 4, 2023.

 

https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/497240/jehovah-s-witness-church-spends-3-years-fighting-scrutiny-of-royal-commission-of-inquiry

 

-USA: Jehovah Witness elder sentenced to jail for child sexual abuse. September 1, 2023.

 

https://www.westernmassnews.com/2023/09/01/jehovah-witness-elder-sentenced-jail-child-sexual-abuse-case/

 

-USA: Kalila Danisi – The Heartache and History of the Jehovah’s Witness Blood Doctrine. Posted August 27, 2023.

 

https://www.ajwrb.org/kalila-danisi-the-heartache-and-history-of-the-jehovahs-witness-blood-doctrine

 

-New Zealand: Jehovah’s Witness elder alleges order to destroy evidence in child sex abuse cases. August 15, 2023.

 

https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/in-depth/495802/jehovah-s-witness-elder-alleges-order-to-destroy-evidence-in-child-sex-abuse-cases

 

-New Zealand: RNZ investigation reveals 11 alleged paedophiles active within the Jehovah's Witnesses. August 14, 2023.

 

https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/in-depth/495727/rnz-investigation-reveals-11-alleged-paedophiles-active-within-the-jehovah-s-witnesses

 

-UK: Watchdog reports on investigation into Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Britain. August 4, 2023.

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/watchdog-reports-on-investigation-into-watch-tower-bible-and-tract-society-of-britain

 

-USA: Former Pa. Jehovah's Witness pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 2 children. July 25, 2023.

 

https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/former-pa-jehovahs-witness-pleads-guilty-to-sexually-assaulting-2-children/3611621/

 

-USA: Abuse victim in Hawaii awarded $40 million in Jehovah’s Witness sex assault case. July 20, 2023.

 

https://www.kitv.com/news/crime/abuse-victim-in-hawaii-awarded-40-million-in-church-sex-assault-case/article_03cd8864-276c-11ee-87e7-cf15d4d4d96e.html

 

-USA: ‘We bought a shredder’: Jehovah’s Witnesses accused of destroying teen’s sexual abuse records. July 9, 2023.

 

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/other/we-bought-a-shredder-jehovah-s-witnesses-accused-of-destroying-teen-s-sexual-abuse-records/ar-AA1dCScR

 

-USA: Attorney General Henry Announces Charges Against Five Men for Sexual Abuse of Children Across Pennsylvania. July 7, 2023.

 

https://www.attorneygeneral.gov/taking-action/attorney-general-henry-announces-charges-against-five-men-for-sexual-abuse-of-children-across-pennsylvania/

 

-France: A man sentenced in Var for sexual assault on a teenage girl when he was a Jehovah's Witness. June 25, 2023.

 

https://www.nicematin.com/justice/un-ex-temoin-de-jehovah-condamne-dans-le-var-pour-des-agressions-sexuelles-sur-une-adolescente-857083

 

-Japan: Jehovah's Witness blood transfusion problem. June 13, 2023.

 

https://times.abema.tv/articles/-/10083736

 

-France: The enigma of Jehovah's Witnesses. June 5, 2023.

 

https://www.rmcbfmplay.com/info-programme/rmc-story/lenigme-des-temoins-de-jehovah?contentId=Product::NEUF_NUM23_N23935297521527&universe=PROVIDER

 

-Mozambique. Woman Loses Her Life After Husband Refuses Blood Transfusion Because He's A Jehovah's Witness. May 31, 2023.

 

https://www.memeiros.com/2023/05/mulher-perde-vida-apos-o-marido-recusar.html

 

-France: Report: “Adeptes, de l’emprise à la déprise”, June 5, 2023 8 p.m., Le Lincoln cinema in Paris. Youtube on June 7 and will be broadcast on Arte on June 21 at 10:30 p.m.

 

-USA: Caekaert v. Watchtower: 237-0 Order on Motion to Compel Production of Documents. May 22, 2023.

 

https://www.jwchildabuse.org/document/237-0-order-on-motion-to-compel-production-of-jw-documents/

 

-UK: Rebekah Vardy: Jehovah’s Witnesses and Me, review – how the church failed to protect children. May 16, 2023.

 

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/tv/2023/05/16/rebekah-vardy-jehovahs-witnesses-and-me-channel-4-review/

 

-Argentina: Abuses: two Jehovah's Witnesses near prison and the story of a victim. May 15, 2023.

 

https://www.unoentrerios.com.ar/policiales/abusos-dos-testigos-jehova-cerca-prision-y-la-historia-una-victima-n10064154.html

 

-USA: Judge refuses to set plea hearing for accused child molester, orders mental evaluation. May 11, 2023.

 

https://www.yahoo.com/news/judge-refuses-set-plea-hearing-033300201.html

 

-Australia: Distressed doctor tells inquest Jehovah's Witness woman preferred to die than accept blood transfusion. May 11, 2023.

 

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-05-11/jehovahs-witness-heather-winchester-blood-refusal-inquest/102332102

 

-Finland: Finland did not violate Jehovah's Witnesses freedom of religion, European court rules. May 9, 2023.

 

https://yle.fi/a/74-20030893

 

-Italy: Falls from scaffolding: worker died in Salerno by refusing blood transfusion. May 6, 2023.

 

https://www.salernotoday.it/cronaca/morto-operaio-impalcatura-salerno-6-maggio-2023.html

 

-Netherlands: The Public Prosecution Service prosecutes a man for abuses while he was in the Jehovah’s Witnesses. May 3, 2023.

 

https://www.rtvdrenthe.nl/nieuws/15555610/om-vervolgt-assenaar-vanwege-misbruik-bij-jehovahs-getuigen

 

-USA: The Pa. grand jury investigation into alleged cover-up of child sex abuse within Jehovah's Witnesses. May 3, 2023.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dS3Q289vwOk

 

-Norway: Jehovah's Witnesses have lost their lawsuit against the Norwegian state. April 27, 2023.

 

https://www.reddit.com/r/exjw/comments/130cwcm/we_won_first_round_verdict_is_out_norway_vs_wt_10/

 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DAtf_2Nm8PwMYJWg1exqUWTtE_bp_sCu/view?pli=1

 

-Switzerland: YB fan Fabricio J. (23) has to be behind bars for 16 years. April 20, 2023.

 

https://www.blick.ch/schweiz/bern/urteil-im-mord-prozess-in-bern-toetete-zeuge-jehovas-fabricio-j-23-seine-ex-20-id18505038.html

 

-USA: Charges put focus on Jehovah’s Witnesses’ handling of abuse. April 19, 2023.

 

https://apnews.com/article/jehovahs-witnesses-child-abuse-pennsylvania-investigation-01660ed00de1f2a02f87c0597c9ae0af

 

-Carl Olof Jonsson author of  the book : The Gentile Times Reconsidered, passed away on April 17, 2023

 

-‘You Can Live Forever’ on Blu-ray now available for pre-order from Kino Lorber - releases on June 6, 2023.

 

https://kinolorber.com/product/you-can-live-forever

 

-USA: 219-0 Order on Sanctions Against Watch Tower Attorney Phillip Brumley. April 14, 2023.

 

https://www.jwchildabuse.org/document/219-0-order-on-sanctions-phillip-brumley/

 

-Mexico: Former Jehovah's Witnesses denounced scams and abuses in front of the Obelisk. April 8, 2023.

 

https://www.clarin.com/sociedad/ex-testigos-jehova-denunciaron-estafas-abusos-frente-obelisco_0_O8KNJL1EYD.html

 

-Canada: Testimony: at 16, she fled her family member of Jehovah's Witnesses to build a new life. April 4, 2023.

 

https://www.journaldemontreal.com/2023/04/04/temoignage--a-16-ans-elle-fuit-sa-famille-membre-des-temoins-de-jehovah-pour-se-batir-une-nouvelle-vie

 

-Mexico: Ministerial police arrest well-known JW church pastor for sexual abuse. April 4, 2023.

 

https://lanigua.com.mx/detiene-policia-ministerial-a-conocido-pastor-de-iglesia-por-abuso-sexual/

 

-Canada: new film produced by an ex-JW: 'You can live forever’, in select theatres, debuting March 24, 2023 in Canada and March 31, 2023 in Quebec.

 

https://www.cineplex.com/movie/you-can-live-forever

 

https://cinemaduparc.com/en/film/you-can-live-forever-fst-_en

 

-USA: Suit resolved against Jehovah’s Witnesses church, Roy elders. March 21, 2023.

 

https://www.standard.net/police-fire/courts/2023/mar/21/suit-resolved-against-jehovahs-witnesses-church-roy-elders

 

-France: Jehovah's Witness sentenced to 18 years in prison for attempted murder of wife. March 20, 2023.

 

https://www.lefigaro.fr/flash-actu/vingt-ans-de-prison-requis-contre-un-temoin-de-jehovah-accuse-d-avoir-tente-d-assassiner-sa-femme-20230320

 

-Japan: 70% of Japan's 2nd-generation Jehovah's Witnesses 'whipped' before school age: survey. March 15, 2023.

 

https://www.msn.com/en-xl/news/other/70-of-japans-2nd-generation-jehovahs-witnesses-whipped-before-school-age-survey/ar-AA18DKFc

 

-France: Society: a woman testifies after spending 30 years with Jehovah's Witnesses. March 5, 2023.

 

https://www.francetvinfo.fr/societe/religion/societe-une-femme-temoigne-apres-avoir-passe-30-ans-avec-les-temoins-de-jehovah_5694587.html

 

-Japan: Lawyers for former Jehovah's Witnesses followers allege child-abuse practices. February 27, 2023.

 

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20230227_28/

 

-USA: Anthony Morris Removed from the Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses. February 22, 2023.

 

https://avoidjw.org/news/anthony-morris-removed-from-the-governing-body-of-jehovahs-witnesses/

 

https://www.jehovahs-witness.com/topic/5068920948523008/breaking-news-anthony-morris-iii-no-longer-serving-on-governing-body

 

-Canada: new organization project for ex-members of cultic deviances movements. The purpose of the questionnaire is to determine who the organization's target clientele is and to clearly understand the needs of this clientele. February 22, 2023.

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSckOJpPJTY6l8J-3WHkplhP-UrJySTA_qNCAX78TdNiD6rkCQ/viewform

 

-France: Former Jehovah's Witness, Thierry says: "They broke my family". February 15, 2023.

 

https://actu.fr/societe/ancien-temoin-de-jehovah-thierry-raconte-ils-ont-brise-ma-famille_57347821.html

 

-USA: Five members of Jehovah's Witness congregations across Pennsylvania charged with sexual abuse of children. February 7, 2023.

 

https://www.fox43.com/article/news/crime/sexual-abuse-of-children-jehovahs-witness-pennsylvania/521-1d54cc2e-3ec6-4d20-b67a-fc3c5e8f2580

 

https://www.attorneygeneral.gov/taking-action/acting-attorney-general-henry-announces-charges-against-five-men-for-sexual-abuse-of-children-across-pennsylvania/

 

-France: “At the end of my twenties, I realized that I had been indoctrinated from a very young age by Jehovah’s Witnesses”. January 29, 2023.

 

https://www.lemonde.fr/campus/article/2023/01/29/a-la-fin-de-la-vingtaine-j-ai-realise-que-j-avais-ete-endoctrine-depuis-tout-petit-chez-les-temoins-de-jehovah_6159707_4401467.html

 

-Norway: Jehovah's Witnesses accept money from Norwegian Gambling Authority. January 27, 2023.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfqFFC7vczo

 

 

 

 

 

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