Questions for current and former elders re giving evidence
Thanks Splash. That's what I suspected but wanted to be sure it hadn't changed.
Diogenesister - "If you think about what the average JW may face loosing should they incur the wtbts displeasure you will begin to understand why the Australian elders were 'throwing themselves under the bus' so to speak. They have a metaphorical gun pointed at their heads', even should they have every sympathy with the aims of the R.C."
They have the virtually impossible choice of either a) publicly disagreeing with the Law, the secular authorities, and basic human decency, and looking like monsters, or b) publicly disagreeing with the WTS's policies and therefore committing apostasy.
See ya, wouldn't wanna be ya.