Press release of July 8, 2020

A groundbreaking ruling

Court confirms: Severe criticism of Jehovah’s Witnesses is justified

  • The religious practice of Jehovah’s Witnesses violates basic rights of their members
  • Children too are affected by ostracism
  • The two-witness rule facilitates sexual violence against children

Press release of July 8, 2020

Judgement (English translation)

All original documents in German you can find here.

Commentaries in the media

EN24 News as of July 10th, 2020
Zurich courtroom obliges Swiss authorities to take motion towards Jehovah’s Witnesses

Teller Report
Zurich court obliges Swiss authorities to take action against Jehovah’s Witnesses

Additional information by The John Cedars Channel including interviewing Udo Obermayer (president of JZ Help) in behalf of Dr. Regina Spiess (vice president of JZ Help). She was sued by Jehovah’s Witnesses in Switzerland and succeeded in court.

Barbara Anderson’s Watchtower Documents
Switzerland: A Groundbreaking Ruling