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Suffer the little children
The Watchtower building - US headquarters of the Jehovah's Witnesses

With the Catholic Church still reeling from revelations that it kept child abuse quiet, Panorama investigates a world-wide religion that stands accused of shielding abusers: the Jehovah's Witnesses.

The programme tells the harrowing stories of children put at risk by the Watchtower Society's bible-based policies and unearths evidence of a database of members suspected of child abuse - many of whom have never been reported to the police.

The organisation claims to monitor the men accused of raping and molesting children but now faces allegations that it covers up crime and pressurises victims not to go to the police.

Panorama takes its evidence to the heart of the organisation and reveals the damage caused by the silent witnesses.

Production Team:
Reporter: Betsan Powys
Producer: Murdoch Rodgers
Assistant Producer: Shabnam Grewal
Editor: Mike Robinson

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