Articles, Press and resources to better understand the OKC-Spatz judicial case from 1997 to 2021

In wake of #MeToo, a Tibetan #Buddhist lama offers a Teacher-Student “sex contract” #Denial #Misogyny @khyentsenorbu

… Since clergy have a responsibility to set and maintain appropriate boundaries, those who are violated by clergy’s inappropriate sexual behavior are not to be blamed even if they initiated the contact. The term ‘consenting adults’ also reflects a misunderstanding of sexual behavior between clergy and congregants. It is assumed that because two people are…

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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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“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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Mingyur Rinpoche on Breach of Samaya

Mingyur Rinpoche on Breach of Samaya : <<…if there is a long-standing pattern of ethical violations, or if the abuse is extreme, or if the teacher is unwilling to take responsibility, it is appropriate to bring the behavior out into the open. In these circumstances, it is not a breach of samaya to bring painful…

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News

New lawsuit against the OKC guru

The Brussels Public Prosecutor’s Office has opened a new notice for money laundering against Robert Spatz, the guru of the Buddhist sect OKC, it was reported to several lawyers during the trial which ended on Tuesday on a total inadmissibility of the proceedings. According to Quentin Wauters, Robert Spatz’s lawyer, his client, who has lived…

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Media

The 36 victims of the OKC sect left on the cold

This is once again an important case of social and financial criminal law that did not hold up in the Brussels Court of Appeal. The Ogyen Kunzang Choling Buddhist community, which had been listed as a sect, was being prosecuted for numerous offences ranging from forgery, extortion and money laundering to child hostage-taking and sexual…

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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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