Sweden: Abuse, filter bubbles and carefully selected truths

Sweden: Abuse, filter bubbles and carefully selected truths

Jenny Küttim, acclaimed journalist & head of investigations at SVT, publishes “Truth Bearers”, a review of Jehovah’s Witnesses & the mechanisms of closed groups.Photo: Adam Syundman/SvD/TT What does it do to a person to realize that they grew up being lied to? To understand that you have been manipulated, teased about certain things while other […]

GERMANY: Abuse Commission focuses on Jehovah’s Witnesses

GERMANY: Abuse Commission focuses on Jehovah's Witnesses

The Independent Commission for the Study of Child Sexual Abuse wants to take a closer look at allegations of abuse among Jehovah’s Witnesses. The Independent Commission on Child Sexual Abuse has announced that it will investigate allegations of abuse among Jehovah’s Witnesses. Originally published in German on Merkur.de. Berlin – The Independent Commission for the […]

SWEDEN: New grant requirements – denominations must apply

SWEDEN New grant requirements - denominations must apply

Those who represent organizations must live up to the requirements we have, says Anders Ygeman (S), Minister of Integration and Migration. Photo: Paul Wennerholm / TT, Gorm Kallestad / TT Sweden – Today, the government presented proposals for new legislation, with new democratic conditions for stronger control over state support for civil society and religious […]

NORWAY: She Celebrated Her First May 17th

Norway: She Celebrated Her First May 17th

Alma Nymoen Nilsen Celebrated Her First National Day in NorwayPhoto Vartland MAY 17th DEBUT: Former Jehovah’s Witness Alma Nymoen Nilsen (15) had never celebrated May 17th before. She had to Google May 17th. Then she did just as well to speak for the local community. Originally published in Norwegian by Åsmund Reymert on Vårt Land. […]

NETHERLANDS: Investigation into consequences of shunning former Jehovah’s Witnesses

Netherlands Investigation into consequences of shunning former Jehovah's Witnesses

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Den Helder. Photo Olaf Kraak Insular religious communities who shun former members is not a criminal offence. However, the House of Representatives calls it “medieval” and “psychological abuse”. Originally published May 17, 2022 in Dutch by Thomas Borst on NRC. The cabinet is investigating the consequences of shunning former […]

USA: A Lengthy Legal Struggle Ends in Victory

USA A Lengthy Legal Struggle Ends in Victory for Kevin McFree

Paul Polidoro, deputy Witch-hunter for Watchtower, speaks about human rights on JW.org IT BEGAN in 2018 and lasted for 4 years. During all that time, the YouTuber, Kevin McFree was under attack by opposers of freedom of speech. These opposers were determined to make an example of Kevin McFree’s fair use of their intellectually dishonest […]

Watch Tower versus BMG music

Watch Tower versus BMG Music Group

In a lawsuit filed with the District Court in the Southern District of New York, Watch Tower Bible & Tract Society of Pennsylvania allege that BMG US, BMG UK, and one or more associated individuals and corporations have infringed their copyright of the song, “Listen, Obey and Be Blessed”, which is available to download for […]

Über 5000 Zeugen Jehovas sind gestorben

500 Jehovah's Witnesses Dead

In einer Ankündigung vom November 2020 , in der die Mitglieder angewiesen wurden, während der COVID-19-Pandemie Vorsichtsmaßnahmen zu treffen, enthüllten die Zeugen Jehovas, dass über 130.000 Anhänger mit dem Virus infiziert waren und mindestens 5000 gestorben sind. Als Zeugen Jehovas ist es sehr traurig zu hören, dass so viele von dieser Krankheit betroffen sind. Sehr […]

Robert Luccioni: Mentiras y tergiversaciones

Robert Luccioni Wicked Men and Impostors

La siguiente es una carta abierta que fue enviada por correo electrónico a Robert Luccioni el 8 de diciembre de 2020. Fue en respuesta a un video en el que apareció en jw.org titulado “Fortalece Tu Núcleo Espiritual” (2 Tim. 3:13).  Le recomendamos que vea este video en su totalidad antes de leer la carta […]