Inside the Twelve Tribes

Source: 26 aug 2015 Despite media exposés over the years, members who have left the controversial religious sect known as the Twelve Tribes claim that the group continues to beat children, exploit them as free workers, and deny them access to education and modern medicine. When do religious protections protect too much? Pacific Standard…

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Las Doce Tribus

Fuente: Telecinco-2009 14.01.09 | 13:50h. DAVID FIERRO / CARLOS AGUADO Se presentan como los descendientes directos de la primera Iglesia, tienen un carácter afable y educado y prometen ayudar al más necesitado. Pero tras sus promesas de felicidad y salvación se esconde una secta considerada destructiva y peligrosa por los expertos. Las Doce Tribus tienen…

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Children as property: The common root of religious child abuse and the pro-life movement

Source: Valerie Tarico, AlterNet 18 Aug 2015 at 23:57 ET On the surface, valuing embryonic life and abusing children are at odds, but with a biblical view of childhood, these positions can go hand in hand. Why do the same people who fight against abortion argue that parents should have the right to hit their…

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Sects in Australia: Fringe religious groups that have left their mark on the nation (incl.12T)-4/8/2015

Source: The Daily Telegraph – 5th August 2015 OSCAR-WINNER Cate Blanchett‘s debut as director will tell the story of a woman who flees a cult only to fall into a nightmare of imprisonment and government detention. Screen Australia says the actor will direct Stateless, a television series based on the story of German-Australian woman and…

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