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JW News | news from around the world relating to Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Watch Tower Society |

October 14, 2013 | RUSSIA | Russian Prosecutors Say Jehovah’s Witnesses Broke The Law

October 14, 2013 | JW.ORG | 2014 Jehovah’s Witnesses Calendar Now Available

October 11, 2013 | GERMANY | The Woman Who Fled The Jehovah’s Witnesses

October 9, 2013 | USA, CALIFORNIA | Jehovah’s Witness usher gets 30 years for sexually assaulting boys

October 8, 2013 | RUSSIA – EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS | ECHR rejects Grand Chamber referral of Russian Jehovah’s Witness case

October 8, 2013 | USA | Book Release – Deliverance at Hand! The Redemption of a Devout Jehovah’s Witness

October 7, 2013 | USA | Poor Evangelist. Poor Evangelizing. (Does Jehovah’s Witness letter writing really work?)

October 5, 2013 | USA | Jehovah’s Witnesses finalize sale of $357 million in prime real estate

October 2, 2013 | USA | No longer ‘Vatican City’ for Watchtower, Brooklyn watches Jehovah’s retreat

October 2, 2013 | USA | Watchtower Society Scandal Involving Menlo Park Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses

October 1, 2013 | USA | Man Fires 19 Rounds At Jehovah’s Witnesses Leaving His Property

September 30, 2013 | IRELAND | How dreams of new life turned sour for trafficked Jehovah’s Witness teen girl

September 30, 2013 | USA | Keenen Ivory Wayans on Dave Chappelle, In Living Color and Jehovah’s Witnesses

September 29, 2013 | USA | Man Allegedly Fires Guns at Jehovah’s Witnesses

September 29, 2013 | USA | Why World Religions Should Update Views On Women

September 28, 2013 | USA | Book Release – “I Wept by the Rivers of Babylon” by Terry Walstrom - Jehovah’s Witness conscientious objector during the Vietnam war

September 27, 2013 | AUSTRALIA | Jehovah’s Witness teen loses appeal over life-saving transfusion

September 21, 2013 | NEW ZEALAND | God Provides New Lifestyle for Jehovah’s Witness convert

September 18, 2013 | AUSTRALIA | Jehovah’s Witness boy fights court for right to die

September 17, 2013 | TANZANIA | Tanzania’s Highest Court Upholds Human Rights of Witness Students

September 13, 2013 | USA | Jehovah’s Witness worship center zoning rejected

September 12, 2013 | USA | Jehovah’s Witness Church Sex Abuse Victims Cheer Bill Headingto California Governor

September 5, 2013 | NEW ZEALAND | Jehovah’s Witnesses sell Bethel complex to Elim Church

August 28, 2013 | USA | Medical treatment trumps religious belief, Court says

August 10, 2013 | USA | Ja Rule on Prisons and his Jehovah’s Witness Grandparents

August 5, 2013 | USA | JW.ORG | Jehovah’s Witnesses begin construction on new world headquarters

August 1, 2013 | USA | Jehovah’s Witnesses to downsize conventions

July 22, 2013 | USA | JW.ORG | New Exhibit at Bethel: A Tour Through Time

July 19, 2013 | USA | Warwick OKs Watchtower site for New World Headquarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses

July 16, 2013 | BRITAIN | Jehovah’s Witnesses hushed up child sex scandal

July 8, 2013 | USA | Big Money Deal for Jehovah’s Witnesses

July 8, 2013 | GERMANY | JW.ORG | Floods in Central Europe – official report from Jehovah’s Witnesses

July 6, 2013 | BRITAIN | Open Day at Little Canfield center for Jehovah’s Witnesses

July 5, 2013 | USA | JW.ORG | Jehovah’s Witnesses Sign Agreement to Sell Complex of buildings in Brooklyn

July 2, 2013 | RUSSIA – EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS | European Court Protects Privacy Rights In Case Involving Jehovah’s Witness

June 30, 2013 | USA | Economic Stimulus: Jehovah’s Witnesses are a boon to area businesses

June 24, 2013 | USA | Teacher’s Aide sexually assaulted 15-year-old Jehovah’s Witness girl

June 16, 2013 | USA | Cop Arrests Suspect for Allegedly Beating 92-year-old Jehovah’s Witness and Stealing his Bible

June 12, 2013 | AUSTRALIA | Hundreds of volunteers complete Kingdom Hall

June 9, 2013 | USA | MISSOURI | Jehovah’s Witness woman still doing volunteer work at age 99

June 7, 2013 | USA | NEW YORK | Tenants told to leave complex before mystery sale to Jehovah’s Witnesses

June 1, 2013 | USA | CALIFORNIA | Jehovah’s Witnesses mansion for the Resurrected

May 31, 2013 | NEW ZEALAND | Jehovah’s Witnesses explain beliefs

May 30, 2013 | USA | MONTANA | The Door Knockers: Inside the District Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses

May 24, 2013 | BRITAIN | When Jehovah’s Witness Children Rape Jehovah’s Witness Children

May 21, 2013 | USA | Faith on Fire: Arsonist Sets Fire To Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses during Sunday Meeting

May 8, 2013 | ARMENIA | Armenian Government to pay out 112 000 euro to Jehovah’s Witnesses

May 7, 2013 | FINLAND | Jehovah’s Witnesses could face civil service duty

May 5, 2013 | USA | Kansas Hospital doctor delivers infusion of hope to Jehovah’s Witness

April 25, 2013 | USA | God and Doctor

April 18, 2013 | AUSTRALIA | Supreme Court Judge Rules 17 yo Jehovah’s Witness Child Must Have Blood Transfusion

April 18, 2013 | UNITED KINGDOM | Two Jehovah’s Witnesses Arrested on Allegations of the Gang Rape of a Child

♦ April 16, 2013 | AUSTRALIA | An 11-Year-Old is Suing the Jehovah’s Witnesses

♦ April 12, 2013 | AUSTRALIA | Greek Church v. Salvation Army v. Jehovah’s Witnesses over Child Abuse Reporting

♦ April 11, 2013 | AUSTRALIA | Salvation Army forced to defend handling of child abuse sex claims | Jehovah’s Witness Church “grilled” by Government Inquiry over handling of child abuse sex claims

April 8, 2013 | RUSSIA | Jehovah’s Witnesses in Southern Russia Face New Charges

April 3, 2013 | USA | The Story of AAWA: An organization to take on the Watchtower

April 1, 2013 | USA | 10 Observations About Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Book of Revelation

March 31, 2013 | USA | Passover, Easter and the Jehovah’s Witness at My Door

March 28, 2013 | WORLD | New Doctrinal Foundation for the Church of Jehovah’s Witnesses has been laid

March 26, 2013 | CUBA | Cuban Schools Slap Down Jehovah’s Witnesses

March 21, 2013 | PUERTO RICA | Puerto Rican Gated Communities Must Open Gates to Jehovah’s Witnesses

 March 16, 2013 | AUSTRALIA | Slamming the Door on Jehovah’s Witnesses

♦ March 15, 2013 | AUSTRALIA | Jehovah’s Witnesses a ‘cruel cult’

February 25, 2013 | USA | ‘Bloodless’ Lung Transplants Offer Hint At Surgery’s Future

February 23, 2013 | USA | Secrecy and Deception: Watchtower fights dirty in its war against “apostates”

February 20, 2013 | CHINA | Leaving The Witness: A Preacher finds Freedom to Think in Totalitarian China

February 19, 2013 | USA | FILM | New Documentary Aims To Lift Veil On Jehovah’s Witnesses

February 19, 2013 | AUSTRALIA | Ex Jehovah’s Witness Elder Facing Sex Charges

♦ February 18, 2013 | AUSTRALIA | Child In Jehovah’s Witness Court Bid

February 17, 2013 | USA | Accused Molester Returns to US in handcuffs (Jehovah’s Witness)

February 15, 2013 | USA / COSTA RICA | Jehovah’s Witness Child Molester Surrenders at LAX Airport

January 30, 2013 | USA | New Book, ‘Ghosts from Mama’s Club,’ Details Legacy of Jehovah’s Witnesses Upbringing

January 11, 2013 | AUSTRALIA | Governor-General Formally Establishes Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

January 7, 2013 | UK | Jehovah’s Witnesses and spiritual healers top complaints to Charity Commission

December 14, 2012 | NIGERIA | Jehovah’s Witness Elder in Court for Rape of Congregant

November 12, 2012 | USA | Jehovah’s Witnesses headquarters sell the Brooklyn Bossert Hotel for $81 million

September 27, 2012 | UK | Special Report: Child Abuse and the Jehovah’s Witnesses Church

September 27, 2012 | UK | Judge Critical of Jehovah’s Witness Church in Handling Child Abuse Claims

August 1, 2012 | CANADA | Judge Reprimands Lawyer for failing to disclose connection to Jehovah’s Witness Church

July 2, 2012 | CANADA | Landmark U.S. verdict against Jehovah’s Witnesses may prompt Canadian sex abuse lawsuits

♦ June 15, 2012 | USA | NBC News | Jehovah’s Witnesses Church ordered to pay more than $20 million to a woman sexually abuse as a young girl

June 2, 2012 | AUSTRALIA | Judge in ruling on blood for Jehovah’s Witness cancer girl

May 28, 2012 | AUSTRALIA | Jehovah’s Witness elder accepts blood transfusion and is abandoned by church

October 2, 2011 | AUSTRALIA | Herald Sun newspaper | Jehovah’s Witnesses Church Likens Defectors To ‘Contagious Deadly Disease’

September 29, 2011 | USA | Huffington Post | Jehovah’s Witness Magazine Under Fire For Claiming Defectors Are ‘Mentally Diseased’

September 27, 2011 | UK | The Telegraph | Police Inquiry over Jehovah’s Witness magazine ‘mentally diseased’ article

September 27, 2011 | UK | The Independent | War of words breaks out among Jehovah’s Witnesses

♦ April 10, 2011 | AUSTRALIA | Herald Sun newspaper | Former Jehovah’s Witness taking on Watch Tower

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