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The Quebec court requests the adoption of a collective demand for sexual abuse against Jehovah's witnesses
A trial proposes to accuse the leadership of the religious organization in Canada and the United States to protect alleged abusers

The lawsuit is looking for $ 250.000 per plaintiff for moral and punitive damages.

Radio-Canada says that, if approved by the court, collective action will be the first of its kind against Jehovah's witnesses, a religious movement that is already the subject of several individual trials in the United States.

It is now up to the québec high court to determine whether the application is sufficiently substantiated to authorize collective action.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/quebec-court-asked-to-approve-sexual-abuse-class-action-lawsuit-against-jehovah-s-witnesses-1.4293138

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The Quebec court requests the adoption of a collective demand for sexual abuse against Jehovah's witnesses A trial proposes to accuse the leadership of the religious organization in Canada and the U

Yikes!!!

We have over 40 children in our congregation A case was dealt with appropriately & effectively although I only know the identity of the young offender as his court case was in the paper, no f

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Remember ... Richard Nixon was forced to resign before his certain impending impeachment as President of the United States ... NOT because of the Watergate burglaries ... but BECAUSE OF HIS TRYING TO COVER IT UP.

29 minutes ago, Julie Bayley said:

Unfortunately where children are to be found their predators are also Terrible that Jehovah's organisation effected too & that the sins of the past are now causing so much pain. Trust that procedure has been tightened and that matters are dealt with more appropriately.

The Society is being FORCED by OUTSIDE agencies and events to make changes ...  and I do hope they will not only be "appropriate", but will be effective, but as of this day, they are STILL trying to cover it all up as "Apostate Lies", at the same time thousands of hard facts are being uncovered by government subpoenas.

AND they are actively attempting to subvert Justice by through legal trickery and lies, make it difficult for victims to get Justice, as has been shown many times, most recently in the State of Delaware.

Yeah... "stuff happens", everywhere ...always has ... but people that ignore it, blame it on others, lie under oath in courts,  impose news blackouts on those who might otherwise find out what is really going on, and try to cover it up at the expense of Justice, and disfellowship and threaten to disfellowship people that go to the police ... are DANGEROUS ...  as well as EVIL.

We all know how Jehovah feels at the perversion of Justice.

When the people responsible for policy and its implementation CANNOT be fired .... change is slow, if at all.

The money still keeps rolling in.

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We have over 40 children in our congregation

A case was dealt with appropriately & effectively although I only know the identity of the young offender as his court case was in the paper, no families or children have stopped coming to the hall. The authorities were immediately informed & action taken so I understand when the victim came forward.

obviously cases have not been handled effectively in the past, which is unfortunate & as a Mum makes me angry

However Jesus never said Jehovah's people would be a perfect organisation, look at the Israelites - King David etc but what he said was the identifying mark would be the love that was manifest.

These headlines will of course make Jah's heart sad & his son but all we can do is trust in him to put matters right & bring about a time when NO more sexual abuse or ANY abuse will take place anywhere on the earth.

 

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2 hours ago, Nana Fofana said:

It's completely possible that I've missed out on news  others would assume 'should be common knowledge by now', but I don't know to what you or JTR are referring.

It's VERY HARD to keep up ... there is a LOT going on ... but, like the old Soviet Union Newspaper "PRAVDA ( that translates "TRUTH")  the only news you get on JW.ORG is "Good" news.  Approved news.  And people naturally reacting to our nuttiness is evidence of "persecution".

It is a crying shame that the nation's civil authorities have the moral high ground!

Couple that with the fact that actively searching for TRUTH, about ANYTHING that is not from the .ORG is considered tantamount to apostasy and disloyalty, may Brothers and Sisters have deliberately decided to remain ignorant, to avoid censure and punishment.

Ask too many questions and you will be invited into the "little back room".

We all know this is true ....

"Big Brother" knows everything about everything .... and NEVER admit when they are flat wrong.

.That's why there are gag orders for adverse court settlements .... they pay a LOT of money for .... silence.

 

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