Associate Honza Cervenka contributed to the Inquiry, representing Kol v’Oz (now VoiceCSA) and Manny Waks at the IICSA hearings. Here interviewed by BBC Radio on the alarming findings.
Our client, who was abused as a child in her Jehovah’s Witnesses community, speaks to Woman’s Hour about her journey to starting a support group for those who want to leave “high control groups”.
Associate Honza Cervenka, delivered a closing statement on behalf of Kol v’Oz and its Chief Executive Officer Manny Waks, a core participant in the Inquiry, addressing the issue of child sexual abuse in the global Jewish community.
Dr Olivarius commented: “I am honoured and delighted to have become a Fellow of APIL, an organisation that does fine work advancing the rights of people who have been abused and injured. I am always trying to improve as an advocate for those who seek justice and believe this is one important step on that path”.
AO Advocates brought the first successful civil claim in the UK against ministerial servants of Jehovah’s Witnesses for child sexual abuse.