The article links below represent the broad news coverage of the Government of Australia’s investigation into the lack of response of Jehovah’s Witness leadership when faced with sexual abuse allegations.

Articles:

 

WASHINGTON POST: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/jehovahs-witnesses-face-child-sex-abuse-investigation-in-australia/2015/08/14/d8a58eda-406e-11e5-9561-4b3dc93e3b9a_story.html

NEW YORK POST: http://nypost.com/2015/07/27/jehovahs-witnesses-hid-over-1000-sex-abuse-cases/

BBC: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-33673240

REUTERS: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/27/us-australia-religion-sexcrimes-idUSKCN0Q10IH20150727

THINK PROGRESS: http://thinkprogress.org/world/2015/07/27/3684865/australia-jehovahs-witnesses/

NPR:  http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/07/27/426756849/australias-jehovahs-witnesses-failed-to-report-1-006-alleged-child-sex-abuses

ABC NEWS: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-07-27/jehovahs-witnesses-child-sexual-abuse-royal-commission/6649340

THE GUARDIAN: http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2015/jul/27/jehovahs-witnesses-destroyed-notes-about-child-sex-abuse-inquiry-told

THE GUARDIAN #2: http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2015/aug/03/jehovahs-witnesses-let-repentant-child-sex-abusers-return-to-church

THE AUSTRALIAN: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/in-depth/child-abuse-inquiry-jehovahs-witnesses-never-reported-offenders/story-fngburq5-1227458506467

THE AUSTRALIAN #2: http://m.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/women-to-never-rule-in-jehovahs-church/story-fn3dxiwe-1227470092202

THE AUSTRALIAN #3: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/jehovah-lawyer-vague-on-abuse-report-laws/story-fn3dxiwe-1227471163192

THE AUSTRALIAN #4 http://m.theaustralian.com.au/news/sex-abuse-royal-commission-church-elder-reveals-seven-men-control-jehovahs-witness-teachings/story-e6frg6n6-1227483516098

SYDNEY MORNING HERALD: http://www.smh.com.au/national/jehovahs-witnesses-did-not-report-1006-alleged-sex-abusers-to-police-royal-commission-told-20150727-gil1u7.html

SYDNEY MORNING HERALD #2: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/jehovahs-witness-child-sex-predator-joined-other-congregations-royal-commission-told-20150729-gin2iu.html

SYDNEY MORNING HERALD #3 http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/senior-jehovahs-witness-geoffrey-jackson-says-church-might-offer-redress-scheme-to-abuse-victims-20150813-giyxuu.html

NEWS.COM – http://www.news.com.au/national/breaking-news/jehovahs-witnesses-face-inquiry/story-e6frfku9-1227458045290

NEWS.COM #2: http://www.news.com.au/national/breaking-news/jehovahs-witness-inquiry-continues/story-e6frfku9-1227459503547

NEWS. COM #3: http://www.news.com.au/national/breaking-news/jehovah-lawyer-vague-on-abuse-report-laws/story-e6frfku9-1227471163192

THE INDEPENDENT: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/australasia/jehovahs-witnesses-church-did-not-report-more-than-1000-allegations-of-child-sex-abuse-australian-inquiry-hears-10420829.html

DAILY MAIL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3175840/Jehovah-s-Witnesses-destroyed-1000-cases-child-sexual-abuse-1950-protect-wives-Royal-Commission-told.html

DAILY MAIL #2: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3181187/Jehovah-s-Witnesses-procedures-dealing-sex-abuse-deficient-traumatise-victims-church-expert-admits-child-abuse-commission-hearing.html

Deutsche Welle (DW) http://www.dw.com/en/jehovahs-witnesses-in-australia-hid-1000-cases-of-child-abuse/a-18610762

SKY NEWS: http://www.skynews.com.au/news/national/2015/07/27/jehovah-s-witnesses-face-abuse-inquiry.html

SKY NEWS#2 http://www.skynews.com.au/news/national/2015/07/31/expert-admits-jehovah-s-witnesses-flawed.html

SKY NEWS #3: http://www.skynews.com.au/news/national/2015/08/05/abuse-victims–face-cruel-choice—inquiry.html

SKY NEWS #4: http://www.skynews.com.au/news/national/2015/08/14/abuse-redress-depends-on-god–jehovah-s.html

DAILY TELEGRAPH: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/paedophiles-repeatedly-promoted-to-positions-of-authority-in-jehovahs-witness-church-royal-commission-told/story-fni0cx12-1227458483269

DAILY TELEGRAPH #2: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/hypocrisy-in-the-jehovahs-witness-church-laid-bare-at-child-abuse-royal-commission/story-fnpn118l-1227465186315

DAILY TELEGRAPH #3: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/sex-abuse-royal-commission-church-elder-reveals-seven-men-control-jehovahs-witness-teachings/story-fni0cx12-1227483516098?utm_content=SocialFlow&utm_campaign=EditorialSF&utm

PATHEOS: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2015/07/27/8-stunning-revelations-in-the-jehovahs-witnesses-child-sexual-abuse-inquiry-in-australia/

CBC News: http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/jehovah-s-witnesses-church-hid-child-abuse-cases-for-decades-australian-inquiry-told-1.3168944

PERTH NOW: http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/jehovahs-witness-ministerial-servant-held-in-high-regard-by-congregation-while-assaulting-daughters/story-fnii5s3z-1227460189924?sv=cc77b6cba1cbffaaf58ff5049c28a849

SBS: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/07/27/jehovahs-witness-church-under-fire-child-abuse-commission

SBS #2 http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/07/31/expert-admits-jehovahs-witnesses-flawed

SBS #3: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/08/04/women-never-rule-jehovahs-church

VICE NEWS: https://news.vice.com/article/more-than-1000-jehovahs-witnesses-have-been-accused-of-child-sex-abuse-in-australia-and-police-never-knew?utm_source=vicenewsfb

ADELAIDE NOW: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/national/paedophiles-repeatedly-promoted-to-positions-of-authority-in-jehovahs-witness-church-royal-commission-told/story-fnii5s40-1227458483269?sv=c7f7e545211cab2ad3141ae5c7ebcc14

THE COURIER MAIL: http://m.couriermail.com.au/news/jehovahs-witness-ministerial-servant-held-in-high-regard-by-congregation-while-assaulting-daughters/story-fnii5s41-1227460189924?sv=cc77b6cba1cbffaaf58ff5049c28a849

THE SATURDAY PAPER: https://www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au/news/law-crime/2015/08/01/royal-commission-examines-jehovah-witnesses-cover/14383512002194

THE SATURDAY PAPER #2: https://www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au/news/law-crime/2015/08/01/royal-commission-examines-jehovah-witnesses-cover/14383512002194

TELESURTV: http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Child-Sex-Abuse-in-Australias-Jehovahs-Witnesses-Unreported-20150729-0004.html

7 NEWS: https://au.news.yahoo.com/a/29086345/elder-stood-down-for-adultery-not-abuse/

GMA NETWORK: http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/529566/news/world/jehovah-s-witnesses-hid-child-sex-abuse-cases-australian-inquiry-told

NT NEWS: http://www.ntnews.com.au/news/national/jehovahs-witnesses-face-inquiry/story-fnjbnvyj-1227458045290

NEWSTALK ZB: http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/news/world/australian-inquiry-jehovahs-witnesses-hid-child-sex-abuse/

DISPATCH TIMES: http://www.dispatchtimes.com/australia-jehovah-s-witnesses-did-not-report-1-000-alleged-abusers/21218/

9 NEWS: http://www.9news.com.au/national/2015/08/04/13/39/ny-jehovah-s-boss-won-t-appear-at-inquiry

9 NEWS #2: http://www.9news.com.au/national/2015/08/10/17/36/jehovah-s-boss-to-appear-at-abuse-inquiry

9 NEWS #3: http://www.9news.com.au/national/2015/08/14/18/46/child-sex-claims-may-be-apostate-lies

THE CONVERSATION: http://theconversation.com/jehovahs-witness-hierarchy-means-child-sex-abuse-goes-unreported-45651

THE WEST AUSTRALIAN: https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/29257115/inquiry-to-hear-from-top-jehovah-member/

PERTH NOW: http://m.perthnow.com.au/news/sex-abuse-royal-commission-church-elder-reveals-seven-men-control-jehovahs-witness-teachings/story-fnii5s3z-1227483516098

 

EL MONDO (SPANISH): http://www.elmundo.es/internacional/2015/07/27/55b5eae946163f931b8b456f.html

 

FOLLOW UP NEWS:

SCHOOL GOVERNANCE: http://www.schoolgovernance.net.au/2015/07/30/royal-commission-slams-religious-organisation-for-failure-to-report-and-destroying-records/

 

THE ROYAL COMMISSIONhttps://www.childabuseroyalcommission.gov.au/media-centre/media-releases/2015-07/public-hearing-into-the-jehovah%E2%80%99s-witnesses

 

VIDEO


 

 
MSN / CNN  http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/australian-sex-abuse-report-names-hundreds-of-jehovah-witnesses/vp-AAdzEsk

 

http://edition.cnn.com/videos/world/2015/07/28/australia-jehovah-witness-sex-abuse-hannigan-lklv.cnn/video/playlists/intl-asia-samsung/