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SCIENTOLOGY ACCUSED OF FINANCIAL SLEIGHT OF HAND TO AVOID PAYING IN HUMAN SLAVERY LAWSUIT...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Sun, 07/13/2014 - 19:33

 

In April, we told you the story of how Scientology had found itself tangled up in one of the most remarkable human slavery lawsuits ever adjudicated in the United States.

POLYGAMIST WIFE ESCAPES TERROR OF CULT LEADER IN MEMOIR, ‘THE WITNESS WORE RED’

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Sun, 07/13/2014 - 19:09

The Witness Wore Red is a riveting, harrowing tale of Rebecca Musser, who fled a polygamist cult and their leader, Warren Jeffs.

Raised in the Fundamentalist Church of the Latter Day Saints (FLDS), a sect of the Mormon Church, Musser shares the sexual and emotional abuse she suffered since childhood and the forced marriage to 85-year-old Rulon Jeffs in her late teens.

JOHN JOSEPH, 1955-2014: A SCIENTOLOGIST, AND A FRIEND TO THE UNDERGROUND BUNKER...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Wed, 07/09/2014 - 20:33

John Joseph, 1955-2014  R.I.P.

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We knew him only as “Plain Old Thetan.”

He began communicating with us during our Village Voice days, and quickly became one of our most productive and most trusted sources about what was happening inside the Church of Scientology.

THE HORRORS INSIDE A CHRISTIAN CONVERSION CULT ARE EXPOSED FIRST-HAND...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Wed, 07/09/2014 - 20:22

“In a lot of ways, I would describe it as a cult,” documentary filmmaker Kate Logan (pictured) tells Queerty. “Nobody questions the leadership. You follow authority. It’s very isolated. A lot of bad things happen.”

EX-MARANATHA MEMBER: LEADER MADE ME RUN TO MISCARRY...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Fri, 07/04/2014 - 19:07

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — WCCO has uncovered more allegations of abuse against a religious leader in southeastern Minnesota.

LAWSUIT EXPOSES SOUTHERN MINNESOTA RELIGIOUS GROUP...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Fri, 07/04/2014 - 18:50

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – July 1, 2014 10:34 PM:  A lawsuit has exposed deep-seated secrets surrounding a religious group in southern Minnesota.

GERMAN MEDIA: SCIENTOLOGY IS ESSENTIALLY DEAD IN BERLIN...

Submitted by nabashalam2 on Fri, 07/04/2014 - 18:15

Two recent newspaper reports indicate that despite the opening of its “Ideal Org” in Berlin seven years ago, Scientology is essentially defunct in the city, with only about 130 members in a metropolis of more than 3 million.

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