Inside the controversial ‘Twelve Tribes’ commune: Man who spent 18 years trapped in a ‘surrendered’ state opens up about how he escaped the secretive religious sect

Source: Daily Mail Or Mathias claims he was subjected to years of physical and psychological abuse Mr Mathias said his 18 years in the sect have left him permanently traumatised The now 26-year-old alleges child abuse is rampant within the communities Original member Andrew McLeod previously said there is no child abuse present By Brittany Chain…

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Secretive Twelve Tribes religious sect ‘cashing in on charity status’

Source: Daily Telegraph Gillian McNally, The Sunday Telegraph September 7, 2019 9:00pm From the outside, they look like hippies selling wholesome food, preaching peace, communal living and an old-fashioned way of life. But inside, former members of the Twelve Tribes say it’s a work camp that takes advantage of members’ volunteer labour while claiming religious…

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Or Mathias breaks 18-year silence on life inside Twelve Tribes sect He spent 18 years as a member of a secretive NSW sect — his earliest memory being beaten 15 times a day with a bamboo stick. Or Mathias lifts the lid on what really happens to members

… INTERACTIVE: INSIDE THE SECT Source: Daily Telegraph Sect accused of using ‘slave labour’ to run cafes ‘I’m not coming back’: Mum’s brave escape Or Mathias’s earliest memory of growing up in the Twelve Tribes is being beaten 15 times on the buttocks with a bamboo stick. He wasn’t allowed to be comforted by his…

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FBI Documents Show Alleged Child Sex Abuse

WARNING: This article sensationalizes and exagerates even lies about what is actually in the FBI’s vault. But it also reflects the testimonies true, or not of those witnesses who spoke to the FBI. It will stay on this website until a better article summing up the FBI’s records is made public. So the reader is…

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What is it like in the Twelve Tribes cult?

Source: Women’s Weekly In the Twelve Tribes community, members dance, sing, work hard and bake great cookies. But Beverley Hadgraft meets the former members and investigators who believe the community is a cult that’s also abusing its youngest and most vulnerable members. Oct 18, 2018 8:30am By Beverley Hadgraft Tessa Klein was four when she…

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Rutenschläge im dunklen Keller

Source: Ausburger Allgemeine 06/07/2018 Bei den Zwölf Stämmen in Klosterzimmern ist es immer wieder zu Gewalt gegen Kinder gekommen, wie in diversen Gerichtsverfahren festgestellt wurde. Foto: Jan Kandzora Ein Mann soll zwei Buben teils mehrfach nach den Vorstellungen der Zwölf Stämme gezüchtigt haben. Der Verteidiger bezweifelt, dass deren Aussagen glaubwürdig sind. Von Verena Mörzl Es…

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Green Beauty Manufacturer Investigated for Using Child Labor

Source: Well insiders Amy Flyntz June 25, 2018 For many green beauty brands, a retail launch means initially putting forth products that have been formulated by the founder’s own hands. As the brand grows, manufacturing may be outsourced, making transparency and accountability further removed and murkier to navigate. This appears to be the case for…

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