You will be declared socially dead if you leave
A group of former Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Netherlands is fighting the Christian Congregation Jehovah’s Witnesses. “The policy is discriminatory and a social death sentence.”
They do so in imitation of a group of Belgian ex-Jehovahs who went to court. The judge ruled that Jehovah’s Witnesses must pay a fine of 96,000 euros for inciting discrimination and hatred or violence against former Jehovah’s in Belgium.
Read the article (translated from Dutch) or watch the news item.