Canadian court lifts sealing order on documents for searching Lev Tahor premises
The search warrant and information used to gain access to Lev Tahor homes in Quebec and Ontario will be made public after an application by the Star and other media outlets.I think her situation might still proof of the cult's offensive specialties in underaged marriages, and the leaders of the cult tend to be so dishonest, they're only slogging deeper into the muck.
A judge ruled Friday to lift the order, but the documents will first be vetted by Quebec police and youth protection authorities, and censored in accordance with privacy provisions of the Youth Protection Act.
The documents will contain information that investigators used to justify the warrant. A sect leader believes the search was an attempt to find documentation of underage marriage.
Fourteen children in the community were subject to removal under a child protection order in Quebec. About 200 members of the group fled Quebec prior to the order, resettling in Chatham, Ont.
This week an Ontario judge upheld the Quebec order for the removal of 13 children. One girl, who is also a parent herself, was exempt because she is 17 and not a child under Ontario law.
Update: in semi-related news, here's a writer who brings up the case of "taliban women" who're ruining their health by wearing bizarre niqab-like outfits.