The Charity Commission and the Jehovah’s Witnesses: an update

The Charity Commission and the Watch Tower Bible & Tract Society have settled their legal proceedings and the Commission’s inquiry into safeguarding concerns is to continue.

In June 2014 the Commission opened separate statutory inquiries into two Jehovah’s Witness charities: The Watch Tower Bible and Society of Britain – the JWs’ national body – and the Manchester New Moston Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. The purposes of the inquiries is to investigate how the JWs safeguard children and adults at risk.  Continue reading