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Jehovah’s Witnesses threaten Irish blogger with damages

Sect claims publication of its secret policy documents is a copyright violation; Website contents also include documents concerning child sex abuse allegations

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
25th March, 2018
Jason Wynne: threatened with legal action by the Jehovah’s Witnesses Picture: Michael Dillon

Galway man Jason Wynne became a Jehovah’s Witness at the age of two, when his mother converted.

Today, he is regarded by the religion as an apostate, shunned by some members of his family. He is also being sued by the organisation’s New York headquarters over a blog he founded that chronicles myriad problems with its handling of child sex abuse allegations.

According to legal documents The Sunday Business Post has...

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