A belated but important post (from December 12, 2013) from News Zwölf Stämme. Revised by the author in July, 2014, with additional source materials and references added.
I am appalled that the Donau-Ries Jugendamt has now even forcibly torn the nursing mothers from their babies even though they spent time under supervision in a supposedly protected mother-child home, where the Jugendamt (Youth Office) had ordered them to be.
According to the findings of developmental psychology, specifically the attachment research, a child needs, especially in the first three years in need of a fixed reference person, usually the mother, who is there for the child permanently, to which it can build a relationship of trust.
A separation from the mother at this age is a terrible shock and injury to its development for the child. It inhibits and destabilizes the development, especially the development of the brain.
If a puppy is early separated from the mother dog, this is a violation of the Animal Welfare Act. Later as a result of the separation shock and the neglect arises an aggressive dog. Experience has shown that later emergence of addictions, aggression and weakness of will and emotional disharmony is favored in humans by such separations.
So these babies have fewer rights than puppies.
Detailed scientific information on this is offered on the website http://www.familie-ist-zukunft.de pediatrician Dr. Maria Steuer in addition to appeals by professionals. This should also be known to the social educators and psychologists in the Jugendamt.
The infants are deprived of their beloved and breastfeeding mother. This is clearly child welfare impairment and injury to their respective rights of being loved and nurtured by his mother and develop a loving relationship with her.
Obviously, the state children scavengers’ concern is not about the welfare of children or children’s rights, but rather to destroy with all violence a Christian faith community who are living together and to re-educate the children to alienate them from their parents and their religion.
Violation of Fundamental Rights
That’s the grossest violation of the fundamental rights of children and parents (Basic Law Article 1, 2, 4, 6, 19, paragraphs 1 and 2, Article 20, proportionality, Article 103 , paragraph 2, ECHR ZP 1, Article 2 §1).
It is even genocide according to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide of December 9, 1948, Article 2, paragraph (e) (In Germany it is Völkerstrafgesetzbuch § 6).*
There the forced transfer of children of a national, ethnical, racial or religious “group”, with intent to destroy the group in whole or part, into another “group” is deemed as a form of genocide.
And according to paragraph (d) “imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group,” is considered as a form of genocide. Taking all children away has such an effect. Obviously these German authorities want to prevent the Twelve Tribes to bring forth another generation like the parent generation with their specific biblical oriented religious beliefs and way of life. Both is punishable with life imprisonment. Without doubt, the Twelve Tribes are a religious group.
Also, Judge R. of the district court Nördlingen is aware that the children are traumatized by the forced removal from their parents and from their community of faith.
In the facility they are unhappy in the long term — permanently, and suffer dangerous violence of aggressive other children from poor family backgrounds and are neglected there. Due to the moderate chastisement of children (not infants) no physical or mental injuries were noted by the State!
If the authorities were really concerned to respect the rights of children, then they would let the children decide whether they want to live with their parents or rather under state “custody.” Only a smaller percentage of children in foster care is later successful and happy in life.
Height of cynicism by the state officials — as alleged advocates of child welfare — is that according to §91 Social Code Book VIII, they will claim back the expensive costs for facilities and care from parents and children later. So additionally the children are made debtors of the state.
The sound and video material of alleged brutal beating presented to the Child Protection Services and the judge by the RTL reporter Kuhnigk was obtained illegally and is also still forged — Kuhnigk did not have to hand over the original disk — hence unsuitable as evidence and inadmissible in court!
There is no evidence that the “Twelve Tribes” have abused their children. Investigation by the prosecutor’s office had been dismissed. Not the Twelve Tribes are the scandal, but the District Office Donau-Ries, his Jugendamt (youth welfare office) and the concerned judge, by ignoring and hurting the fundamental rights of parents and children grossly, destroying families, causing children serious harm and thus eventually erode even the liberal rule of law.
I appeal to the Jugendamt (youth welfare office) and a judge today on 10 December, Human Rights Day, to bring back to their parents all children who want to, especially infants, immediately and unconditionally. Otherwise further prayer and petitions, including the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights).
Actually, these officers and judges need to be indicted and convicted of kidnapping, child abuse, and genocide.
* Article 2 in English says genocide is:
…any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such:
- (a) Killing members of the group;
- (b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;
- (c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part;
- (d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;
- (e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.
— Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, Article II
Source: United Nations archives.