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Sect OKC: a procedural flaw

It’s general relaxation. The three magistrates censure the first judge, the King’s prosecutor and a legal expert. The Court of Appeal of Brussels is in a state of shock! In first instance, the court had condemned most of the leaders of the OKC sect (Ogyen Kunzang Choling) and, in particular, the guru Robert Spatz -…

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“Whenever exploitation, sexual abuse or money abuse happen,” the Dalai Lama says, “make them public” (Leonard, 2001).

“Whenever exploitation, sexual abuse or money abuse happen,” the Dalai Lama says, “make them public” (Leonard, 2001). “When teachers break the precepts, behaving in ways that are clearly damaging to themselves and others, students must face the situation, even though this can be challenging. ‘Criticize openly,’ Dalai-Lama declared. ‘That’s the only way.’ If there is…

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Places

HumKara Dzong – Mosteiro de Mú – Malhão

Drone view of the place a few years after 23 pre-teen & young adults were sent to this place by Robert Spatz in 1993. What enfolded during 3 years there, from 1993 to 1996-97 is a long story to tell and a complex one to remember but we’ll do our best to compile experiences on our…

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Guru and Student in the Vajrayana by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse

OKCinfo does not endorse, support or agree with this article, it is the sole opinion of DJKR, we are rather ignoring the Vajrayana word-salad & instead reproduce this text here so that everyone can make his own opinion on how so-called Buddhist “masters” manage their crisis communication by protecting the abuser and blaming the victims.…

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The untold short story of and Robert Spatz aka Ogyen Kunzang Chöling #SexualAbuse #Cult

At some point NOT taking a position is equal to being complicit to criminals so in the aftermath of the brave 8 students that found the courage to speak, we at have some advice : – Do not make the same mistake we did by not speaking earlier and by not going to…

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If you don’t know the OKC-Spatz story here is 3 articles you should definitely read :

Testimony from an Ogyen Kunzang Choling survivor. https://buddhism-controversy-blog.com/2017/10/29/testimony-from-an-ogyen-kunsang-choling-okc-survivo… verdict: 4 years suspended sentence : https://buddhism-controversy-blog.com/2017/03/11/robert-spatz-the-ogyen-kunsang-choling-cults-guru-g… Abuse and Buddhism – Behind the Smiling Facade : https://www.info-buddhism.com/Abuse_and_Buddhism-Behind_the_Smiling_Facade-Anna_Sawerthal.html

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A Storm is Coming: Tibetan in the West #SexAbuse #TeacherPredator

In Nyima Dzong, people were indoctrinated to see everything in a positive light. Negative thoughts were said to be signs of a clouded mind. Only Robert S. allegedly had access to ‘true reality’. He quoted Tibetan teachers with whom he had supposedly studied in India. And various Tibetan teachers made him seem legitimate by visiting…

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Latest Updates about the court case

Latest update : we are in the process of appealing the verdict of 2018 appeal case (launched by the predator Spatz and his OKC cult) from the previous 2016 verdict. https://www.facebook.com/events/260625147965259/ it’s going to happen in early march 2019. stay tuned, we are not done yet.

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Droit de réponse à @BelgaNewsAgency et @lavenir_net

Suite à la publication de cette brève Belga : et suite à la publication de cet article dans le journal l’Avenir qui reprend la même fausse information. OKCinfo tient à corriger un élément essentiel à cet brève Belga :  En effet, certaines parties civiles avaient raconté, dès l’entame du procès en janvier 2016, avoir subi des maltraitances…

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Hearings, pleadings and replies to trial completed.

Hearings, pleadings and replies to trial concluded. Deliberation + judicial recess and it resumes on Thursday, September 15 with judgment. Yesterday with the end of the defense’s replies we saw Spatz’s lawyer become more Spatzist than the guru himself by adopting his doctrine himself and spreading it for an hour in the courtroom…

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Calling Out the Guru from Afar: Dzongsar Khyentse’s ‘Sex Contract’ and the Subsequent Backlash from the Buddhist Community

“We must, as a global Buddhist sangha, make an unwavering stance against abuse.” https://www.erikjampa.com/single-post/2017/11/11/Calling-Out-the-Guru-from-Afar-On-Dzongsar-Khyentses-Sex-Contract-and-Subsequent-Backlash-from-the-Buddhist-Community  

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Testimony from an Ogyen Kunzang Choling (OKC) Survivor

I am troubled by the premise that the members of OKC should be protected because they have “nothing to do” with the wrongs perpetrated by Spatz. This is a fiction that lives on in part because, contrary to accusations, the OKC children are absurdly compassionate and forgiving. Most of the OKC disciples were complicit in…

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Presse : OKC Pas « d’organisation criminelle » Jugement en Septembre 2018 ! #secte #toxique #PN

Pas « d’organisation criminelle » Lors de son réquisitoire, l’avocat général Jean-François Godbille a renoncé à la prévention « d’organisation criminelle », jusqu’alors considérée comme la principale piste de l’accusation dans le procès de la secte bouddhiste OKC. Le magistrat s’en est expliqué pour éviter un écueil judiciaire. En effet, … Lors de son réquisitoire,…

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