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German policy on Scientology attacked

Title: German policy on Scientology attacked
Date: Saturday, 11 January 1997
Publisher: Los Angeles Times (California)
Author: Mary Williams Walsh
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Europe: Open letter to Kohl draws analogy to treatment of Jews before World War II. Politicians respond angrily. BERLIN — A running battle between German government officials and the Church of Scientology escalated this week, with 34 prominent Americans from the entertainment industry denouncing Germany for allegedly treating Scientologists as it treated the Jews in 1936, and the German foreign minister accusing the celebrities of "falsifying history." "It's out of the question that there's persecution of Scientology in Germany," Foreign Minister ... [Read the rest at]