Data show that they are the #1 target of religious intolerance worldwide. A seminar and two special journal issues explored the question why.
Survivors of sexual abuse have every right to be angry. Sometimes, however, they should consider whether they are not used again, this time to support anticult campaigns.
Both official reports and media often confuse “institutional” abuse in religious settings and abuse happening in families that happen to be religious.
The two Northern European countries commissioned reports on the issue that were largely publicized, but both their methodology and conclusions are objectionable.
Did the Australian Royal Commission report really uncover hundreds of “hidden” cases? Or was a religious minority unfairly targeted?
A report by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom describes persecution of the Witnesses as a global phenomenon.
Followers of The Church of Almighty God, Falun Gong, and Jehovah’s Witnesses are kept in camps until they renounce their faith and betray fellow believers.
China’s regime does not accept believers’ religious choices and punishes them for not saluting the national flag or refusing to sing the country’s anthem.
Bitter Winter publishes the core part of the decision of the Korla City People’s Court dated June 30, 2020. For the background, see our relevant article.