Religious sect Twelve Tribes under police investigation after dig for remains

Source: About Regional HANNAH SPARKS 26 SEPTEMBER 2020 Sheds where members of religious sect Twelve Tribes live on a property in Bigga. Photo: Hannah Sparks. A lengthy NSW Police investigation into religious sect Twelve Tribes is expected to continue for several more months. Strike Force Nanegai was established in September 2019 following allegations of unreported stillborn…

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Controversial Twelve Tribes cult elder has died in allegedly deliberately lit fire

Source: Nine News Australia By Alison Piotrowski A 17-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of former Twelve Tribes cult leader Chen Czarnecki, 64, who died in an allegedly deliberately lit fire in rural northern New South Wales. Mr Czarnecki, formerly known as Scott, was an elder in the Twelve Tribes, and an establishing member of…

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Grim discovery as police digging up headquarters of Twelve Tribes religious sect ‘find the remains of at least one baby in a coffin-like box’

Sources allege police have found remains of an infant or infants at rural property Police have been searching headquarters of the Twelve Tribes religious sect  The searches come after claims of stillbirths and burials inside sect  Source: The Daily Mail By Adam Mccleery and Charlotte Karp For Daily Mail Australia Published: 15:36 AEDT, 8 March 2020…

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Inside Australia’s secretive Twelve Tribes

A Current Affair’s Alison Piotrowski looks at the Australian Twelve Tribes group and speaks to some of its former members. Subscribe here: Get full episodes here: Follow ACA on Facebook: Follow ACA on Twitter: Follow ACA on Instagram: A Current Affair covers the realms of politics, crime, human rights, science, technology, celebrities and entertainment –…

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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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