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Pastor Raafat Kamal was not returned to the office of Division President. The General Conference nominating committee nominated Doctor Daniel Duda, who served as the director for Education. According to Adventist.uk, “Duda has served as the Education Director at the Trans-European Division in St Albans, England since 2005. Since 2015 he is also the Field […]
(Serbian Translation) Optužbe za seksualno eksploatisanje i zlostavljanje, ponovo se pojavljuju protiv Rafata Kamala predsednika Trans-Evropske divizije (Članak 11/15).
Tokom našeg izveštavanja o slučaju zlostavljanja u porodici Anite Trto, bili smo upozoreni na optužbe za zlostavljanje iznete protiv pastora Rafata Kamala tokom njegovog reizbora 2010.godine. Hitno smo kontaktirali kancelariju generalnog savetnika pri Generalnoj konferenciji, i nikada nismo dobili odgovor od njih. Pozadina priče Žrtva/e zlostavljanja je svedočila pred izvršnim odborom, sa svojim terapeutom/ima zaduženim […]
Allegations of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Resurface Against Raafat Kamal, President of the Trans-European Division (Article 11/15)
(This story was updated) During our reporting on Anita Trto’s domestic abuse case, we were alerted to allegations of abuse raised against Pastor Raafat Kamal during his re-election in 2010. We immediately contacted the Office of the General Counsel at the General Conference and never received any communication from them. Background to the Allegations The […]
Most victims of domestic violence and sexual assault that I spoke to for this series in the Seventh-day Adventist Church are aware by their own experience of how ill-equipped the Church is to deal with their trauma. They, however, aren’t prepared for the vast army of church lawyers and self-serving administrators to deny them any […]
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This post is an interview with Attila Erdeg. Until April 15, 2022, he is the Media Director for the South-East Union Conference. He is also the son of Pastor Robert Erdeg and the brother of Anita Trto. This interview was lightly edited for clarity. IA Note: Suppose you are just finding out about this story […]
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Sarah McDugal interviews Anita Trto. We covered her story here on Intelligent Adventist as well. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Donate Here
The South Conference continued the search for the Whistleblower yesterday. The morning worship reflection text was based on the story of hunting for the person who brought “great evil into the camp” (1 Chron. 2:7).
This conversation occurred during the Fall of 2020. It is revelatory for how difficult it was for this victim of spousal abuse to be heard or taken seriously by this President. Pastor Gruijicić agreed that Mr. Quispe had abused Anita during the conversation, yet he questioned why Anita tried to seek help and precisely why […]
Hrišćanska adventistička crkva sedmog dana čini odmazdu nad žrtvom zlostavljanja i njenom porodicom Ovo je priča od ženi koja je govorila o seksualnom, emocionalnom i duhovnom zlostavljanju od strane svog sada bivšeg muža. Njena mesna crkva, Oblast i Unija nisu poverovale u njenu priču. Danas Hrišćanska adventistička crkva sedmog dana i dalje čini odmazdu nad […]
Adrijanova beleška: Intelligent Adventist objavljuje kompletan prevod audio zapisa načinjenog od strane uzbunjivača radi dodatnog konteksta našim čitaocima. U članku u kojim smo objavili uzbunjivačev transkript rekli smo da je to „reč za reč“ prevod. To nije bila precizna karakterizacija. To je bio prepis „istaknutih“ delova razgovora koji se dogodio u Nišu, 2. Marta. Propovednik […]
Adrian’s Note: Intelligent Adventist is publishing a full translation of the audio recording by the whistleblower for additional context for our readers. In the article in which we published the whistleblower transcript we said the audio was a “word for word” translation. That was not an accurate characterization. It was a transcription of the “highlights” […]
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We are getting quite a bit of fan mail, questions, and what can charitably call “notes of concern.” We want to point people to our Facebook page (Intelligent Adventist), where at least once a week, we will answer questions people have emailed us. We want to answer on occasion, but we don’t have the time […]
News Flash: Union President Forces Pastors to Turn over Electronic Devices in a Hunt for Whistleblowers
Today, we received information about a meeting held at the South Conference of the South-Eastern Union-Conference in Niš, Serbia. The Union President Dragan Grujicic presided over the meeting. The union president gave a moralizing speech in which he stated that the person who did the recording should repent. He threatened the pastors in attendance with […]
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After a five-hour meeting, the South-East European Union Conference fired Pastor Robert Erdeg from his position as the President of the North Conference. The reason was a conflict of interest due to his daughter’s well-publicized case. You can support Anita’s attempt to get justice for her abuse here by donating to Intelligent Adventist’s victim fund […]
A whistleblower recorded the President of the South-East European Union Conference talking openly and honestly about how to get a conference president to “withdraw himself” from his position.
This is a story about a woman who spoke out about her sexual, emotional, and spiritual abuse by her now ex-husband. Her local Church, the Conference, and the Union didn’t believe her story. Today, the Seventh-day Adventist Church is still retaliating against her and her family. Her father expects to be fired from his position […]