Two contradictory rulings mark the judicial war between Jehovah's Witnesses and their "apostates"

The judicial battle that former members of the Jehovah's Witnesses maintain with the congregation to which they belonged has stepped on the accelerator in recent weeks. The sentence that has recognized the right to criticize in public the practices of "control" that the Witnesses exercise over their followers and the "ostracism" to which they subject those who leave, has given wings to the association of those affected, which a few days ago announced a battery of measures to denounce their situation.

NSW court allows health officials to give blood transfusion to Jehovah's Witness toddler

Regional New South Wales health officials have won a court order authorising them to give a blood transfusion to a Jehovah's Witness toddler if needed in surgery. 

The  Supreme Court has been told the girl, three, who can only be referred to as JI, is in need of two surgical procedures.