In Mexico, a spokesman for the police confirmed on Thursday the Liberation of two children who have been deported from the U.S. state of New York to Mexico. The children had been discovered, according to the police in a Hotel in the state of México. In the case of the Suspects to be members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish group Lev Tahor. The cult will always be accused again forced marriage and child abuse. The members do not use modern technology and the women of the community wear floor-length black robes.

The two Minors were on 8. December in Woodridge in the U.S. state of New York, kidnapped, and then to Mexico has been brought. Apparently, the sect members wanted to take you back to Guatemala where Lev Tahor has settled. In the United States four Suspects have been detained, are said to have been involved in the abduction. In the case of the Victims according to media reports, the children of the sister of sect leader. The woman had broken away from the group and was pulled in the United States.

Jewish fundamentalists: the cult Lev Tahor

not Much is known about the ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect. They have organized world-wide scattered members, their origins in Israel. A lot of members on hold in Central America, the USA or Canada. Their practices are a controversial issue. Women should cover themselves completely, with modern technology, is completely omitted.

Israeli media refer to the group because of their fundamentalist setting, often as the “Jewish Taliban”. Canada’s state broadcaster “CBC” reported again and again about drug use in Minors, as well as forced marriage among young girls within the group.

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.


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