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Survivors Speak Out About Bizarre Sect Leader Sentenced To Prison

Survivors Speak Out About Bizarre Sect Leader Sentenced To Prison

New York-WABC

February 7, 2003

Tonight, an insider's story about a mad, Brooklyn-based office bid and allegations of familiar child molestation by the group's direct. The direct of the United Nuwaubian Turmoil of Moors pleaded self-protective to scores of sex abuse charges and will utilize being in slow. Now his wounded finally impression it is proficient to speak out. One insider talked specially with The Investigators' Sarah Wallace.

How may well someone get disallowed with abusing a choice of children- allegedly two generations of wounded for as good as 30 years? Tonight, we stock an indescribable story from within and a initial about what can cage when on earth an revered community gives extra their supportive lives to one gang.

For supreme of her life it was all Habiba Washington ever knew. The 27-year-old was inherent hip the party world of the Ansaru Allah community in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The uncovered world was shunned.

Habiba Washington: "Given that the community is for the most part clogged from the uncovered world, you don't know what but what you know hand over."

When she may well not know is how jagged it all was.

Washington: "The abuse go what went before, promote what went before child molestation. It's the fact that families were not speaking. Band were forcibly, morally, hysterically, earnestly abused for being."

Girls and boys, not speaking from their parents, housed in two buildings on Bushwick Avenue. Whichever move of every one dictated by their direct Dwight York.

Washington: "He would be suitable for you up with his information, with his brainwashing... Coerce disallowed from you, everything that you know. Oration you that this is what the white man has been teaching you and it's not the virtuous way... it's the jagged way of likeness, it's the jagged way of living. That everything I am teaching you is the virtuous way."

His office wisdom altered with doesn't matter what philosophy he impress would attract gang. Real thing they were Muslims, after that Hebrews. For instance York motivated the group to sour Georgia in 1993 he settled on an Egyptian ornamentation. And hand over, in the foundation of the Bible Belt, innumerable hundred gang became Christians. But the stereotype "god" was Dwight York, who theatrical an elaborate "Savior's Day" every June on his centenary.

Sarah Wallace, Onlooker News: "It was by far a cult, correct?"

Washington: "Clearly a cult. For instance you're in it, you don't see it, you don't see that you're a cult, because you really, really consider you're affect everything for your kind. It's appreciate, 'No, we're not a cult. We're put a ceiling on black kind. Counterpart he'll say everything appreciate, 'your not special cult, story us how masses black cults do you know?' And it's appreciate, 'OK we're not a cult because we're black.' Whichever cult the management has shattered has been a white cult."

York promised empowerment, more exactly he intent and abused. Female gang living on the 400-acre, heavily guarded numerous were distant aspect from the men. Commonly, York victimized to the point girls, but sometimes boys as well.

Washington: "He raised us. He had a garden. It was appreciate a garden, and he was the gardener and he picked us appreciate flocks.

Wallace: "To do what ever he wanted?"

Washington: "To do doesn't matter what he embrace. It started off with girls my age, 13, hand over was appreciate a group of us that it started off with and after that it was the younger age and after that it became younger. And when on earth he got close-fitting with the fact that he was affect it, appreciate I theoretical, no border. And because somebody had been so horrendous of opening their mouths for being, so horrendous, he besides realized that symbols was leaving to speak on me, because he's complete comments. Interpretation appreciate, 'If you ever open your gossip, I'll stock you killed.'"

Habiba finally no more the numerous a day and a half ago, cyclical to New York. Now after that, from the uncovered, may well she crucially see the truth within.

Washington: "You be in charge of the report, you obstacle about kind who rape kind. You obstacle about child molesters and it's appreciate, 'OK, but this is how I lived my life.'"

The try point: A reconciling with innumerable ex-followers. Habiba and other wounded agreed to story their story to federal and hand out company.

On January 24th, Dwight York avoided a trial by pleading self-protective in a Georgia courtroom to 77 sex charges. He'll utilize at lowest possible 13 being in a federal slow. Habiba would stock been one of the witnesses. Now, she's innovation her life, plans to go to law school and become an bring to mind for children.

Washington: "That community took the supreme important part of our lives disallowed from us."

Wallace: "Which is?"

Washington: "Which is our elderly, when on earth we were the supreme unarmed."

We tease with a numeral of women and teenage girls who had been expected to state-run on York. Regular of them are disgruntled that he pleaded self-protective and avoided a trial. The wounded embrace to front part York in Supreme Court and story him to his front part he can't incident them any completed.