Tuesday, November 6, 2012

A Travesty of Justice


The following is a true story. A story of a father who became separated from his two children.

The events that lead up to tragic event are described here on this web page.
It is a story of deceit, lies and collusion. The facts of this account can be
verified and documented, this has been done by the author of this page.
This story gives an account of how a Jehovah’s Witness woman made a
deliberate and calculated attempt to obtain sole custody of the children, she
collaborated with the local congregation of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, as
represented by their elders, in harmony with Watchtower Bible & Tract
Society policies.
In 1990 the wife started to associate with Jehovah’s Witnesses, and since
then has undertaken to raise the children according to the policies and
regulations of the Watchtower Bible & Tract Society, which is the legal arm
of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, this being done with out any consultation or
approval with the father.
In fact, it appears that she collaborated with the local elders from the
Jehovah’s Witness community to bring about events that would prevent the
father from obtaining sole or even partial custody of his children. The father
is currently preparing for a legal battle for the custody of the children.
During the trial he will present evidence showing how these parties (the wife
and JWS) misused the justice system in order to falsely accuse him and have him
arrested and charged with assault. The evidence clearly shows that the police
investigation lacked the due diligence that should be common in all such cases.
He will show that, if such due diligence was exercised he never would have been
charged. As a result of these charges he was forced from his home and denied
access to his children. Its been a year since he has seen his children.
The father will prove that the interference of the Watchtower with their
policies was a violation of his parental rights and duties as set out in
Canadian law. He is convinced his wife, in concert with the Watchtower
organization (local, congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses) has endeavoured to
alienate his children from himself as their father. He is further convinced that
his wife was influenced by policies of the Watchtower, influenced to interfere
with his legal right as a father.
With regards to the above mentioned charges, the trial was concluded in
September of this year, where all charges were dropped. The official recorded
proceedings of that trial show that his wife lied under oath regarding a number
of issues. This misrepresentation of the facts, was an attempt by his wife to
keep him away from his own children. This was done so that she could have a free
hand indoctrinating them into the Jehovah’s Witness church.
The evidence will show, that following her baptism vow (July 1, 1995) to the
organization and its philosophy, she in co-operation with the local
congregation, invited two local elders, into their home, without his knowledge
and consent. He believed that the purpose of this meeting was to give them the
opportunity to evaluate his position with regards to the Jehovah’s Witnesses
philosophies & practices as taught by their legal entity the WBTS in
connection with his wife an two children. It was this evaluation that set in
motion the string events that landed him in jail and prevented him from seeing
his children.
What happened to this father was a TRAVESTY OF JUSTICE. The
account plainly shows that the Watchtower (and those associated with it)
will stop at nothing when it comes to propagating their believes and doctrines.
In order to present a clear picture of the events I have placed them in
chronological order.
December 6, 1986: The couple involved were both
Catholic and as the girl had a desire to have large church wedding, they were
married in the Catholic tradition. By the Catholic Church.
February 24, 1988: The first child was born.
September 7, 1989: The second child was born.
Aprox 89-90: The wife started to go to Kingdom Hall
& associate with JWs, at first she was not taking the children to the Hall
at the request of the father. He was taking the children to the Catholic Church.
February 26, 1992 As a result of an incident at the
their home in Ontario the father called the police in connection with an assault
on his person by his wife. As she had hit him and threw a figurine at him which
missed him, but damaged the wall. The local police attended the scene and
determined that it was the wife who should be charged. He decided not to press
charges against his wife as he felt that it would not be conducive to
March 10, 1992: It was on this date that he filed for
divorce as he felt that reconciliation was not possible. Shortly after his wife
filed a counter petition.
September 1993: On this date they came to an
agreement of reconciliation, all proceedings were stopped. Part of the agreement
as understood by the father is that he would not interfere with his wife’s
religious views as long as she didn’t force them on the children.
July 1994: Moved to Western Canada
July 1994 -July 1995: The wife continues to associate
with the JWs
July 1, 1995: The wife is baptized into the
Jehovah’s Witness organization. This baptism identified her as a member of the
Watchtower Bible & Tract Society furthermore this act obligated her to obey
the policies and regulations of that organization.
October 30,1995: The husband had grown some pumpkins
in the back yard for Halloween, and for his kids to carve at school, on this day
the wife did not send our children to school. She had called the school and said
they were sick with stomach problems. But that was not the real reason. She
admitted later that it was a result of the policies of the Watchtower, the
polices that strictly forbid the celebration of Halloween. She did not want the
children to be involved in this activity. By doing this she violated the
agreement she previously had made with the husband.
October 31, 1995: The wife again kept the children
home on this day as she said she had made a dental appointment for them. They
were done by noon, and she elected not to take them back to school. The husband
phoned the school, to find them not there. As he did not now what was happening
he phoned my wife to see where the children were, and why they were not in
school. This was upsetting to him as he had no idea what was going on. Upon
arriving home they had an argument about the issues regarding school and
Halloween. That was the extent of their contact at that particular time. Later
that day the wife went to a JW friends house, then to the JW meeting. After the
meeting she called the husband, then she came home. Again they argued about the
children and the issue of Halloween.
November 1,1995: While at work the wife called the
911 emergency number, to make a complaint about the husband and make an
accusation. She called 3 times, until the police came to take a statement. There
never was any emergency and he had never hurt his wife in any way. Later the
same day, while he was at work, he was arrested by the city police, he had no
idea what was happening, other than the police telling him he was being arrested
for assault. (He was obviously was shocked and embarrassed) Also on this day the
wife phoned the school and apologized for lying to them about taking the
children out of school those two days. She had said they were sick, yet
according to the school she said it was because she did not want them to be
involved in Halloween. Later in court she was caught in a lie about this issue,
the children were not sick, she had lied , the real issue was Halloween. (All of
this can be documented via court records)
January 12, 1996: This was the husbands day in court
(as related to the trumped up assault charges), the wife’s testimony on
cross-examination was vague and misrepresentive of the facts at issue. The case
was put over until September 3, 1996. Also there was no provision made for the
husband to have access to his children, Ii is apparent that this was a ploy to
further prevent the husband from seeing his children.
April 5, 1996: On this date he was arrested again by
the city police, this was done on the basis of a complaint made by an elder from
the local Kingdom Hall of JWS. (The local Kingdom Hall had been vandalized) This
time he was accused of uttering threats against his wife and there was also a
reference to a letter that allegedly connected him to this complaint. However no
letter was ever produced and again there had been no due diligence on behalf of
the police department or the crown, to verify the truth of the matter. Once
again it is apparent that there was collaboration between the wife and the
Watchtower elders. As it turns out he should never had been arrested. This is
where this whole thing starts to stink like rotten fish, a police officer from a
nearby city somehow got involved, as it turns out he was a JW elder serving the
force as an inside investigator. (never carried a gun). The MLA (Government
representative) is currently investigating the circumstances that surround this
miscarriage of justice. The evidence supports the theory that as a result of the
interference of the locals JW elders the husband was falsely implicated and
unjustly charged. This particular matter is far from over as the husbands
intends to see that all parties involved in this miscarriage are brought to
September 3, 1996: The crown drops the charges of
uttering threats, as there is no evidence to pursue the accusations. This is
also the day that court reconvenes, and the wife is further cross-examined by
the husband’s lawyer. It is evident from the recorded proceedings that the
wife had lied under oath about a number of issues and that the crown no longer
had a case against the husband. The charge of assault was then stayed. As a
result of the husbands financial situation he could no longer afford to continue
with this legal matter, thus he agreed to a peace bond. He was under the
impression that with this peace bond that there would be a speedy resolution to
the custody issues. And that he would be allowed contact with his children. He
was told that the family court councilor would quickly work out the details for
having access to his children.
However if he had the funds, he would have rather pursued this matter to its
rightful conclusion. He made a statement to the court stating that his offering
of this peace bond is in no way a admission of any guilt on his part. He also
stated that he was in no way responsible for causing any harm to any one nor
threatening to harm anyone. All he ever wanted, was to be a part of his
children’s life.
October 1996: Just a few weeks ago the husband was at
the school of his children where he saw one of his daughters, upon reaching out
to her she ignored him totally. This was as a result of the indoctrination of
her, regarding the regulations of the Watchtower.
November 13, 1996: The husband is in court in order
to bring the facts to light as regards his children and to ask the court to
grand him full custody. However as the husbands was unable to afford a lawyer,
he had to represent himself. He was not awarded full custody, however he was
awarded visitation rights. There was a court date set (March 1997) to determine
what is in the best interest of the children.
It is at this future hearing that the husband will attempt to convince the
court that the past events have proven that his wife is not a fit mother. He
intends to show that his children should not be exposed to this kind of deceit,
and that it is not what is best for the children. He also feels that this
religion or cult as some refer to it as, has played a major role in disrupting
his life and taking away his rights as a father. Due to the direct interference
by the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society his parental rights and duties have
been violated. Furthermore he has become a victim of their policies and
regulations. Since the best interests of the children are of paramount concern,
past events clearly show that his children’s best interests & welfare are
better served by the granting of full custody to the father.
Additionally he will make clear that he is not biased towards their religious
doctrines or their theology, however what he is concerned with, is their
inhumane practices dictated by the Governing body of Watchtower Corporation, the
legal arm of JWs.

Following are a few legal precedents which have being set with regards to
child custody issues. These precedents will be used in the next court hearing to
show that JW parents are not best suited to care for the interests of the
Practices and Interference as related to the JWs and other
Individuals advancing their own agenda with regards to child custody.

The documentation as regards these issues, are as follows.
1.) Mother Used Dispute to Home Custody Witness Says
(Vancouver Sun, Tuesday, October 17,1989)
Young Vs Young....This particular custody case went to
supreme court, the attached article from the Vancouver Sun makes mention of how
JWs prepare themselves for court with the use of a hand book produced by the
Watchtower, The sole purpose of the booklet is to coach JWs through and win
custody battles so they can continue to indoctrinate their children with their
2.)B.C.C.A. Confirms costs order against Jws for using action to
advance cause

(The Vancouver Sun July 2,1988).
. The Lawson Case 1142-014A, 48 B.C. Court of Appeals. This
particular case shows precedent regarding JWs using the court system to advance
their organizations cause. “Mr. Justice Meredith said Mr. Lawson was the
instrument of the community of Jehovah’s Witnesses who had used him to advance
their own interests and had attempt to prolong the litigation on irrelevant
grounds.” This is relevant because it is a pattern of the WBTS to do such to
further their cause anyway they can.
3. ) Jehovah Father loses custody of Children
(The Vancouver Sun, December 13, 1989)

Young vs Young .... Justice Proudfoot in this case ruled
that a Burnaby chapter of JWS as well as the husband and his JW lawyer must pay
$70,000.00 toward solicitor - client costs of the 12 day trial. Stating “it is
easy to conclude that this case was litigated to death, council for the husband
had a forum and cause to pursue.” Justice Proudfoot wrote “ unfortunately
what was in the best interests of the children, their welfare, was totally lost
by the father, his council in these protracted proceedings. Once again the JWs
are shown to be using the court system to advance their own interests and not
the interest of the child. It is interesting to note that the JW lawyer Glen
Howe accused the county court judge, of acting like Adolf Hitler and also asked
that Justice Proudfood to step down from this case accusing her of bias towards
the Witnesses. This is just another example of the Watchtower’s abuse and
misuse of the court system to further their own interests. (More information on
the Young vs Young
4. Debates of the Senate 2nd Session-35 Parliament-volume 135
(Speech by The Honorable Anne C. Cools, Bill S-4, an amendment to the
criminal code)March 26, 1996

This report of the Senate Debates clearly identifies the problem that I had
with my wife. Mr. Justice McEachern, says in regards the to case “Lin Vs
Lin” he is quoted as saying “ The mother made serious allegations of
misconduct against the father, which were later found to be unsubstantiated.
These allegations included violence towards the children.....When parties make
unsubstantiated allegations which are not supported by evidence, they cannot
complain that judges, when required to make a chose about child custody, decide
in favor of the party who has not exaggerated or overstated his or her case.”

1 comment:

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