Minister Dekker: 'Jehovah's witnesses, report 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 to an investigation is a report to the police,' says Dekker.

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The Jehovah's Witnesses have been discredited because the church community kept sexual abuse and its internal handling in secret. Within a few months, more than 150 reports of abuse have now reached Huitings reporting center.

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