Current and former Gloriavale members asked to contact court-appointed lawyers
By Joanne Naish – 28/10/2020
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The High Court has appointed lawyers to hear the stories of former and current Gloriavale members after an ex-resident launched civil proceedings against the community’s leaders.
About 180 people have left the West Coast Christian community in recent years, with some alleging ill-treatment, lack of freedom, work-related issues, neglect, forced separation of families, and sexual and physical abuse.
Former resident John Ready has launched civil court proceedings against Gloriavale’s leaders.
The court has sent a letter to anyone who has lived or who still lives at Gloriavale.
Read more here: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/123226747/current-and-former-gloriavale-members-asked-to-contact-courtappointed-lawyers?fbclid=IwAR3GsLPHNEZ1MQLx2wl3zhmFyKE0d2A-bkjmGlBo1Yk7Bd_6h-ZE_XBaKis