Call Bethel

Call Bethel

By The Telegraph

Brave whistleblowers. A trail of data. A secret system for dealing with allegations of child abuse. Follow the Telegraph's Investigations team on their year-long hunt into the Jehovah's Witnesses.

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Episodes

The Unknown Boy

The end of the investigation is in sight. Doors open, documents arrive in the post, and the final pieces of the puzzle start to fit together. Read the Investigations team's notebook here: www.telegraph.co.uk/callbethel |For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/bethelpodcast |If you have any information that could help the investigation, you can email the team on callbethel@telegraph.co.uk Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/07/22·46m 21s

The Library

The reporters hit one dead end after another. They’re starting to lose hope that they’ll ever land the story, when they get a breakthrough. A private library on the coast of England could hold answers they need.  Read the Investigations team's notebook here: www.telegraph.co.uk/callbethel |For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/bethelpodcast |If you have any information that could help the investigation, you can email the team on callbethel@telegraph.co.uk Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/07/22·39m 40s

Paper Trails

The idea that the Jehovah’s Witnesses keep a database of abuse allegations isn’t a complete long shot. Tireless lawyers in America and Australia have seen evidence of it in their countries. The reporters discover leads to follow. Read the Investigations team's notebook here: www.telegraph.co.uk/callbethel |For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/bethelpodcast |If you have any information that could help the investigation, you can email the team on callbethel@telegraph.co.uk Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/07/22·33m 52s

Missing Pieces

A landmark legal battle. A fight for documents. The missing pieces of the puzzle fall into place. The Investigations team at the Telegraph speak to three women who have all pursued justice against their abusers. Read the Investigations team's notebook here: www.telegraph.co.uk/callbethel |For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/bethelpodcast |If you have any information that could help the investigation, you can email the team on callbethel@telegraph.co.uk  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/06/22·36m 13s

The Tip-off

In August 2021, an email arrives in the Telegraph's investigations inbox claiming the Jehovah's Witnesses have a hidden database of alleged abusers. The reporters start on the trail.Read the Investigations team's notebook here: www.telegraph.co.uk/callbethel |For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: www.telegraph.co.uk/bethelpodcast |If you have any information that could help the investigation, you can email the team on callbethel@telegraph.co.uk Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/06/22·35m 13s

Introducing Call Bethel

Brave whistleblowers. A trail of data. A secret system for dealing with allegations of child abuse. Follow the Telegraph's Investigations team on their year-long hunt into the Jehovah's Witnesses. First episode out on Tuesday. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/06/22·1m 53s
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