Watchtower Victims Memorial Day – July 26th

Click the image above to check out my interview with Eric Bottorff of JWStruggle and anti-cult activist Bo Juel.

Click the image above to check out my interview with Eric Bottorff of JWStruggle and anti-cult activist Bo Juel.

Tens of thousands of former and current Jehovah’s Witnesses have lost their lives or have sacrificed their family, their health, and their emotional well-being due to the harmful policies of this religion. Some have refused lifesaving medical treatment including blood transfusions and organ transplants, while others are completely shunned by their family for simply leaving the religion, including young ones.

Still others must endure horrific violence on a daily basis, as women are encouraged to stay with abusive men in the hopes of converting them, and child sex assault victims must produce a second witness to their attack before their accusations are heard. Rape victims may face severe shunning for “fornication,” and child abuse in the form of extreme discipline is often encouraged.

13631444_1276707555697124_2619127296739511404_nJuly 26, 2014, marked our inaugural Watchtower Victims Memorial Day. On this day, people from around the world left flowers and cards or other small memorials in honor of these victims at local Kingdom Halls of Jehovah’s Witnesses, and at public parks and other locations. These ones shared their pictures with us on Facebook and poured out their hearts about losing their families and loved ones to this harmful, hateful religion.

For photos and more information about our next special day, please visit the website at, or visit the official Facebook page here.

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Please share with others via the social media plug-ins below. Everyone should have a chance to participate in this special day. Thank you.


5 replies »

  1. I agree on misspelling. There is no J in Hebrew. It is YHWH/YHVH.
    Please pray for Noel Murphy RIP 25/6/1997, misguided, committed suicide. Was being punished for former disassociation, when he was actually reinstated in another congregation for this and elders did not communicate. Suffered depression which affected his life amd marriage as he attended meetings while being shunnef. Left behind a 1yr old son and a pregnant wife. His daughter suffers not ever having known him.

  2. Thank you for existing. This is so painful and others should be supported. The disfellowshiping its not even a word on spell check. Also your site might want to include the real history of the very name Jehovah its a mis spelling its not even a real name. Tell me more how I can help others. I have been through it all (almost) all with them. A thankful supporter. misty

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