Scientific studies

Julia Gutsgell (2017) – ‘A loving provision’? How former Jehovah’s Witnesses experience shunning practices.
Video presentation of the dissertation


BBC-TV-Broadcast from Victoria Debyshire as of Juli 25th, 2017
 „Jehovah’s Witnesses shunned after leaving their religion“
 Summary of statements from interviewees

Article from The World News from August 11, 2017
“Jehovah’s Witnesses applaud 10 year old girl for shunning her sister”
At one of the 2017 Summer Conventions in the USA, a 10-year-old girl appeared who declared that she refused any contact with her excluded sister – although she would have liked to have had contact with her little sister. The audience responded with long lasting applause.