European court upholds German move to take kids from sect

Source: The Associated Press-National Post David Rising March 22, 2018 BERLIN — The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday upheld Germany’s decision to take away the children of families in a Christian sect to protect them from being disciplined by caning, agreeing the punishment constituted child abuse and authorities were left with no choice….

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Germany: Court backs Twelve Tribes Church child care order after human rights corporal punishment dispute

Source: March 22, 2018 – European Convention of Human Rights Human rights judges today endorsed German courts’ decisions to take children belonging to the Twelve Tribes Church into care. In today’s Chamber judgments in the cases of Tlapak and Others v. Germany (nos. 11308/16 and 11344/16) and Wetjen and Others v. Germany (application nos. 68125/14…

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Boulder’s Yellow Deli facing eviction over condo association concerns

Source: Daily Camera Boulder County Business By Shay CastleStaff Writer Posted:   06/09/2017   Philip Corley makes a fruit salad at the Yellow Deli on Pearl Street on Friday. (Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer) Boulder’s Yellow Deli might be forced out of business after its fellow property owners at 900 West Pearl voted for changes…

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Germans warn Czech authorities against Twelve Tribes Christian sect

source: Prague Radio Ruth Fraňková 01-04-2017 German authorities have warned the Czech Republic against the Twelve Tribes Christian sect, which is suspected of child abuse, the German magazine Der Spiegel writes. Some members of the sect, which is known to believe in corporal punishment, moved to the Czech Republic at the end of last year….

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Twelve Tribes documentary 2015 from Spain

Here is the complete documentary with embedded English subtitles that takes us to the Spanish community. Following the 2013 raid of the German community and the state of Bavaria putting all their children in the care of foster parents and in youth state centers, there is a strong concern that the same childabuse which was…

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Urteil gegen “Zwölf Stämme” Geldstrafe für Prügel-Lehrer

Source: Der Spiegel An einer Schule der Christengemeinschaft “Zwölf Stämme” wurden Jugendliche offenbar regelmäßig geschlagen. Nun verurteilte das Gericht einen Lehrer der Sekte. Weitere Verfahren sollen folgen. Ein Bild aus der Verhandlung in der vergangenen Woche: Nun hat das Gericht den 54-jährigen ehemaligen Lehrer verurteilt Montag, 23.11.2015   16:10 Uhr Drucken Nutzungsrechte Feedback Er soll…

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Religious sect elder convicted in Germany of hitting child

Source: SFGate,23 November 2015 Updated 4:55 am, Monday, November 23, 2015 BERLIN (AP) — A 54-year-old elder from a Christian sect in southern Germany has been convicted of causing bodily harm by hitting a child in his care with a 1.2-meter (four-foot) switch. He was sentenced to six months probation. The “Twelve Tribes” elder, whose name…

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