Jehovah's Witnesses

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Millions of children in religious groups in England and Wales vulnerable to abuse
IICSA report finds victim blaming, abuse of power and mistrust of authority to be commonplace

Harriet Sherwood

02, Sep, 2021 @3:50 PM

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Beginning review – a Jehovah's Witness under attack in Georgia
The wife of a congregation leader is beset by religious and sexual bigotry in Dea Kulumbegashvili’s powerful feature debut

Simran Hans

30, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Beginning review – shocking but shallow tale of religion and bigotry
This Georgia-set film about the firebombing of a Jehovah’s Witness prayer house and the subsequent rape of a local woman is intense but inert

Peter Bradshaw

25, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Former Jehovah's Witness elders call for mandatory reporting of child sexual abuse
Two ex-members tell independent inquiry the church believes it is ‘answerable only to God’

Harriet Sherwood

10, Aug, 2020 @6:05 PM

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My 60th isn’t ‘just another birthday’. It’s a turning point | Kit de Waal
I’ve had to accept that I’m about to enter ‘old age’, but with this has come the sense of another new start, says the author Kit de Waal

Kit de Waal

25, Dec, 2019 @9:00 AM

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The movie bogeyman of the year? Fundamentalist religion
From The Miseducation of Cameron Post to Apostasy, a new generation of film-makers are railing against the strictures of scripture

Tom Beasley

04, Sep, 2018 @10:25 AM

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Apostasy director: ‘It was liberating to leave the Jehovah’s Witnesses’
Daniel Kokotajlo was brought up in the Christian sect. Now his extraordinary debut film casts an acute eye on the religion he turned his back on

Rachel Cooke

15, Jul, 2018 @8:00 AM

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MPs demand action over Jehovah’s Witness abuse allegations
More than 100 people told Guardian of child sexual abuse claims and other mistreatment

Sarah Marsh

26, Mar, 2018 @2:35 PM

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Jehovah's Witnesses accused of silencing victims of child abuse
Scores of alleged victims come forward and describe culture of cover-up in religious group in UK

Sarah Marsh

25, Mar, 2018 @11:54 AM

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Have you been affected by abuse in the Jehovah's Witness UK?
We want to hear from those who have been affected by abuse in the religious community. Share your experiences with us here

Sarah Marsh and Guardian readers

08, Mar, 2018 @1:02 PM

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Child sexual abuse inquiry considers Jehovah's Witnesses UK investigation
Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse says there have been ‘a considerable number’ of complaints

Sarah Marsh

08, Mar, 2018 @12:51 PM

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Apostasy review – faith and fellowship in potent account of hidden world of Jehovah's Witnesses
Daniel Kokotajlo’s debut about life among a religious community in Oldham is authentic, sensitive and subtle but has a sledgehammer narrative punch

Peter Bradshaw

09, Oct, 2017 @1:49 PM

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