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Scientologists pay for libel

Title: Scientologists pay for libel
Date: Wednesday, 9 June 1999
Publisher: Guardian Unlimited
Author: Clare Dyer
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The Church of Scientology agreed yesterday to pay £55,000 libel damages to a former member the church accused of waging a "hate campaign" against it. The controversial church, founded in the early 1950s by the late science fiction writer L Ron Hubbard, apologised at the high court in London for publishing a defamatory leaflet about Bonnie Woods, an American who became a Scientologist in the 1970s but left the church in 1982. The out of court settlement ends a six-year legal ... [Read the rest at]