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KwaSizabantu: Exposé was about real people, and the 'horrific things they had been through'

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While News24's exposé on the KwaSizabantu Mission – a church 'cult' in KwaZulu-Natal – touched on many aspects of the inner workings of missions, at its core was the story of real people, according to News24's senior journalist Tammy Petersen.

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Petersen was the lead writer on the Exodus series published over the weekend, which detailed allegations of rape, sexual assault and physical and emotional abuse by some of the mission's leaders and some of its followers.

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