Scientology: More Defectors Challenge The Church

Scientology: More Defectors Challenge The Church

Feb 08


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The former second-in-command of Scientology, Marty Rathbun, speaks out in Germany about the abuses being committed by the current leader of Scientology, David Miscavige. Rathbun sat side-by-side with German official Ursula Caberta and talked about physical and mental abuse, people held against their will in horrendous conditions and the outrageous sums of money bled from public members. This event took place September 7, 2011.

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The state-of-the-art, 185,000-square-foot Church of Scientology International Dissemination and Distribution Center in Los Angeles is a one-of-a kind booklet, poster, flyer, magazine and more printing and production facility. Housing manufacturing, distribution and administration all under one roof, it generates dissemination materials for the more than 9,000 Scientology Churches, Missions and affiliated groups worldwide, enabling these organizations to meet the unprecedented demand for Scientology services and programs.

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More bad news for the Church of Scientology: Along with an increasing number of former members reporting widespread physical, emotional, and psychological abuse, there are now reports that the FBI is investigating Scientology for child slavery…

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=022sAK_s3cg

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RECENT ARTICLES:

The Apostate: Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology
By Lawrence Wright
The New Yorker
February 14, 2011

Inside Scientology
By Janet Reitman
Rolling Stone Magazine
February 8, 2011

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St. Petersburg Times Special Report On Scientology

Scientology leader David Miscavige is the focus of this special report from the St. Petersburg Times. Former executives of the Church of Scientology, including two of the former top lieutenants to Miscavige, have come forward to describe a culture of intimidation and violence under David Miscavige. These former Scientology leaders served for years with Miscavige.

Visit the home page of the St. Petersburg Times Special Report On Scientology (includes links to the exhaustive three-part special report, along with additional links and video footage).

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Nightline: Ex-Scientology Kids Share Their Stories
By Lisa Fletcher, Ethan Nelson and Maggie Burbank
April 24, 2008

Read and watch this story on ABC’s website


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OTHER IMPORTANT ARTICLES

Scientology On The Cheap
By Rick Ross
March 26, 2006

An Insider’s View Of Cults
By Robert Vaughn
Monday, February 28, 2000

The Thriving Cult of Greed and Power
Time Magazine Cover Story
By Richard Behar
May 6, 1991

The Prophet and Profits of Scientology
Forbes Magazine
By Richard Behar
October 27, 1986

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RELATED LINKS:

Wikipedia On The Church of Scientology

Nightline’s Scientology Home Page
St. Petersburg Times Special Report On Scientology
NHNE on Scientology

Ex-Scientology Kids
Operation Clambake Website
Freedom of Mind on Scientology

Xenu TV
Xenu TV on YouTube
Anti & Expose’ Videos On Scientology On YouTube

Scientology Website
Church Of Scientology Channel On YouTube
Scientology Battlefield Earth Website

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1 comment

  1. Very interesting series of reports. I’ve been mildly curious about what draws people to something as secretive as Scientology. I vaguely remember the quote from L. Ron Hubbard back when he was just a science fiction writer, talking about creating a religion to get rich. Looks like he sure did succeed.

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