Minister Dekker: 'Jehovah's witnesses, abuse'

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Minister Sander Dekker of Legal Protection calls on victims of sexual abuse within the Jehovah community to go to the police. They can also contact the Groninger Frank Huiting reporting center.

'The best start of an investigation is a declaration to the police', says Dekker.

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The Jehovah's Witnesses are in disrepute because the ecclesial community kept sexual abuse and internal handling inside. In the meantime, more than 150 reports of abuse have arrived at Huitings contact point within a few months.

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