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Jun 17, 2011
Scientologist accused of pressuring sex abuse victim — Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Type: Press
Author(s): Paul Bibby Courts
Source: Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
IT was a rare and at times dramatic public appearance by one of the most senior members of a global religious organisation that shrouds itself in secrecy. Surrounded by supporters, senior Scientologist Janice Meyer arrived at the Downing Centre Local Court yesterday, accused of pressuring an 11-year-old girl to lie about sex abuse within the church. Ms Meyer, who also goes by the name Jan Eastgate, left with relaxed bail restrictions that will allow her to travel to and from her ...
Jun 16, 2011
Scientologist appears in Sydney court — The Age (Australia)
Type: Press
Author(s): Margaret Scheikowski
Source: The Age (Australia)
A senior member of the Church of Scientology accused of coaching a child to lie about sex abuse has had her bail relaxed so she can travel to California. Janice Meyer, 57, was surrounded by supporters on Thursday as she made her first court appearance in Sydney's Downing Centre Local court. She is charged with doing an act intending to pervert the course of justice in 1985 in Sydney. Advertisement: Story continues below The allegation involves threatening and intimidating an 11-year-old ...
Jun 15, 2011
Scientologist 'coached child to lie about sexual abuse' // Jan Eastgate to appear in Australian court charged with perverting course of justice after complaint to police — The Guardian (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): Alison Rourke
Source: The Guardian (UK)
A senior member of the Church of Scientology is due to appear in court in Australia on Thursday charged with perverting the course of justice. It is alleged that Jan Eastgate, 57, threatened and intimidated an 11-year-old girl into providing false statements to police. The case relates to an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of the girl in 1985 by her stepfather, a church member. The girl – who cannot be named for legal reasons – said on Australian television ...
May 31, 2011
Top Scientologist charged with perverting course of justice — Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Type: Press
Author(s): Steve Cannane
Source: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
One of the Church of Scientology's most senior figures, Jan Eastgate, has been arrested and charged in Sydney. She has been charged with perverting the course of justice in relation to allegations she coached an 11-year-old girl to lie to police and community services about the sexual abuse she suffered from her stepfather who was a member of the Church of Scientology. Eastgate is the international president of the Citizens' Commission on Human Rights, an organisation founded by the Church of ...
Mar 8, 2011
Alarming allegations against Scientology church & school — Courthouse News Service
Type: Press
Author(s): Ryan Abbott
Source: Courthouse News Service
LOS ANGELES (CN) - A 19-year-old man claims his Scientologist parents "ceded custody" of him at the age of 5 to the controversial church, which then entered into a "billion year contract" with him as a minor, forced him to work hundreds of hours a week at a Scientology school for as little $35, denied him an education, and forced him back to work just two days after he lost a finger in a work accident. The first of Daniel Montalvo's ...
Mar 5, 2011
Lawsuit claims Church of Scientology violated child labor and wage laws — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: "Montalvo vs. CSI, Bridge Publications" PDFs available at Marty Rathbun's blog
Type: Press
Author(s): Thomas C. Tobin, Joe Childs
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
A runaway from the Church of Scientology's restrictive religious order, the Sea Org, alleges in two lawsuits filed Friday that the church violated California laws regulating child labor, wages and school attendance. Daniel Montalvo, who turns 20 today, also contends his parents, who remain in the Sea Org, neglected him and breached their duty to protect him from harm by ceding his care to the church. Church spokesman Tommy Davis said Friday night the church had not been served with the ...
Sep 28, 2010
Secrets of Scientology: A Panorama Special — BBC News
Sep 12, 2010
Govt anti-drugs campaign's 'worrying' link to Scientology — Brisbane Times
Type: Press
Author(s): Kate Dennehy
Source: Brisbane Times
Concerns have been raised about a partnership between the Federal Government and a drug awareness group run by members of the controversial Church of Scientology. Corporate lawyer and researcher Grainne O'Donovan said the partnership could potentially be used by the church, through Drug Free Ambassadors Australia (DFAA), to try to recruit members from schools and youth groups. The DFAA-sponsored by Scientology - is a partner in the government's National Compact set up by former Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd in March within ...
Jul 8, 2010
Today Tonight: Scientology — Channel 7 (Australia)
Jul 3, 2010
Boy Scouts adventurous: in reading — WHIZ-TV
Type: TV
Author(s): Brittany Shannon
Source: WHIZ-TV
Boy Scouts of America is also celebrating an anniversary. As a part of their centennial celebration, the Boy Scouts held "Adventures in Reading." Numerous boys were recognized for their reading achievements, and Galaxy Press was there to promote the importance of reading, and provide some entertainment. "We decided to do this event in Zanesville. We've not done this before but it's a perfect matching up of boys who should be reading with the reading merit badges as a perfect carrot to ...
Jun 15, 2010
Editorial: Scientology's family-friendly image contrasts with pressure for abortions — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Among the beliefs listed in the "Creed of the Church of Scientology": "All men have inalienable rights … to the creation of their own kind" and "no agency less than God has the power to suspend or set aside these rights, overtly or covertly." Yet a very different picture emerges from women who became pregnant while working for the church. They relate painful stories of intimidation, shaming, shunning or outright coercion by the church until women agreed to abortions or were ...
Jun 14, 2010
She fought Scientology for the child they wanted to abort — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: Church of Scientology's response
Type: Press
Author(s): Joe Childs, Thomas C. Tobin
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Twenty years ago, when Natalie Hagemo was 19, pregnant and working for the Church of Scientology, she couldn't wait to be a mother. She was near the end of her first tri­mester, she says, when colleagues in Scientology's military-style religious order, the Sea Organization, began pressuring her to get an abortion. Two high-ranking officers said terminating the pregnancy would allow her to keep working. They berated her when she said no. Supervisors told her to hide her expanding belly lest co-workers ...
Jun 13, 2010
Inside Scientology: No kids allowed — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: Church of Scientology response, Church spokesman Tommy Davis' letter to the Times, Declarations from Scientology members
Type: Press
Author(s): Joe Childs, Thomas C. Tobin
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Laura Dieckman was just 12 when her parents let her leave home to work full time for Scientology's religious order, the Sea Organization. At 16, she married a co-worker. At 17, she was pregnant. She was excited to start a family, but she said Sea Org supervisors pressured her to have an abortion. She was back at work the following day. Claire Headley joined at 16, married at 17 and was pregnant at 19. She said Sea Org supervisors threatened strenuous ...
Jun 1, 2010
Industrial inspector probing Scientology — Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Type: Press
Source: Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
The industrial inspectorate has confirmed it is investigating the employment practices of the Church of Scientology. Fair Work Ombudsman Nicholas Wilson told a Senate estimates hearing it had looked into the controversial religious group but declined to give details. It is understood opposition frontbencher Eric Abetz wrote to the ombudsman in March with the idea of an inquiry. The inspectorate has subsequently interviewed Scientology members along the east coast of Australia to establish whether they are being properly remunerated for their ...
May 21, 2010
Church of Scientology denies abuse cover-up — Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Type: Press
Source: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
The Church of Scientology is vigorously denying accusations a senior figure in the organisation tried to cover up the sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl in Sydney. It says the allegations, aired on ABC1's Lateline program, are false and highly defamatory. A former Scientology member, Carmen Rainer, told Lateline she was coached by a senior figure in the church to lie to police about the abuse at the hands of her then stepfather, Robert Kerr. Her mother, Phoebe, was a member ...
May 20, 2010
Scientologist may provide child care, with conditions — Huffington Post
Type: Press
Author(s): Niels Sorrells
Source: Huffington Post
BERLIN (RNS) A Scientologist may offer child care services so long as she does not mix religion with work, a German court ruled Wednesday (May 19). An unnamed 38-year-old Munich woman had been providing day care for five children, earning about 1,600 euros ($1,982) a month, reported the daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung. City regulators ruled she could not work in that field after her divorced husband informed them in May 2009 that the woman was a Scientologist. Scientologists are viewed with suspicion ...
May 20, 2010
Top Scientologist 'covered up sex abuse' — Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Type: Press
Author(s): Steve Cannane
Source: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
A senior figure in the Church of Scientology has been accused of trying to cover up the sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl in Sydney. In an exclusive interview for ABC1's Lateline program, a former member of the Church of Scientology says she was coached by a senior figure in the church to lie to police about the abuse at the hands of her stepfather. Carmen Rainer's mother Phoebe was a member of the Church of Scientology and went to the ...
May 19, 2010
Lateline: Former top Scientologist speaks out — Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
More: WMV
May 19, 2010
Lateline: Scientology accused of covering up child abuse — Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
May 19, 2010
Today Tonight: Scientology head — Channel 7 (Australia)
May 18, 2010
Lateline: Scientology president's daughter slams 'toxic' church — Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
More: MP4, WMV
Type: TV
Author(s): Steve Cannane
Source: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: The daughter of the president of the Church of Scientology in Australia is speaking out for the first time about past treatment of children within the church. In an exclusive interview with Lateline, Scarlett Hanna has described Scientology as a toxic organisation and says that many of those who've grown up in the church are damaged. Scarlett Hanna talks of children being deprived of contact with parents and communal living conditions where 25 children lived in one unit. ...
May 18, 2010
Scientology chief's daughter attacks church — Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Type: Press
Author(s): Steve Cannane
Source: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
The daughter of the president of the Church of Scientology in Australia has spoken out against the organisation, describing it as toxic and accusing the church of tearing some families apart. In an exclusive interview which will air on ABC 1's Lateline tonight, Scarlett Hanna has detailed life growing up in the former Cadet Org - a group set up for the children of Scientology's elite unit - the Sea Org. "The best way I can describe it is cattle," Ms ...
May 10, 2010
10-year-old Haitian earthquake survivor dies after fall from roof — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): Rodney Thrash
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — Ten-year-old Anais Jean made it out of one the world's worst natural disasters, a magnitude 7 earthquake that killed more than 220,000 people and crippled her Caribbean nation of Haiti. Her father hoped they could rebuild in Clearwater, where they settled after the quake. But tragedy has stricken the Jean family once again. Anais died May 3, four days after she fell from the roof of Mike and Mary Campbell's Chateauwood Drive home, Clearwater public safety spokeswoman Elizabeth Watts ...
Apr 26, 2010
Today Tonight // Scientology: Amy Scobee speaks out — Channel 7 (Australia)
Type: TV
Author(s): Bryan Seymour
Source: Channel 7 (Australia)
Inside Scientology, superstar Tom Cruise is regarded as its most dedicated follower. The mystery is why he never joined its most elite unit. Now, a former top-ranking defector who was just a teenager when recruited into Scientology says she knows why. Amy Scobee claims she knows the truth about how the cult controls celebrities, the way it handled Tom Cruise's marriage to Nicole Kidman and tells eyewitness accounts of what happens when its leader loses it. She began life and work ...
Apr 10, 2010
Die Seelenfänger // Wie Scientology menschenleben zerstört [Part 1] ["The soul catchers // How Scientology destroys people's lives"] [with English subtitles] — Südwestdeutschen Rundfunk (Germany)
More: Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5
Apr 8, 2010
Aaron Saxton, Scientology enforcer, stops by for a chat — Village Voice
Type: Press
Author(s): Tony Ortega
Source: Village Voice
Yesterday, we were visited by Aaron Saxton, who is in town visiting friends. Saxton is a former Scientologist, and his Orwellian tales of being one of the Sea Org's ruthless enforcers during the 1990s are part of a national scandal that has become big news in Australia. In November, an Australian senator with the unlikely name of Nick Xenophon stunned his colleagues and the nation with a surprising speech filled with allegations of abuse by Scientology and calling for a federal ...
Apr 6, 2010
Scientologie. «J’ai vécu 9 ans dans l’enfer de Sea Org» [Unofficial English translation: "Nine years of Hell in Scientology's Sea Org"] — Paris Match
Type: Press
Author(s): Irène Frain
Source: Paris Match
Au sommet de l’organisation de l’Eglise de scientologie, Sea Org est censée former les cadres de la secte. Aline*, inféodée et ruinée, a vécu une méthodique entreprise de déstructuration de la personnalité. Elle raconte. Dans l’Eglise de scientologie, le fond du gouffre, c’est à Copenhague qu’Aline* l’a connu. Cadre brillante d’une société financière, généreuse, idéaliste, élevée dans une ambiance religieuse, solitaire mais ouverte aux autres, elle est entrée dans la secte en juillet 1990. Neuf ans plus tard, toutes ses économies ...
Mar 29, 2010
Infinite Complacency: Tracing it Back to Source
Type: Blog
Author(s): Jonny Jacobsen
Violence and abuse in Scientology can be traced right back to the founder, L. Ron Hubbard, said a former Sea Org veteran who worked alongside him. At a conference in Hamburg Friday a former veteran Scientologist who worked directly with L. Ron Hubbard painted a devastating picture of the movement’s founder. [...]
Mar 27, 2010
Scientology Workgroup of the Ministry of the Interior in Hamburg: Educational Symposium [Amy Scobee] [Part 1]
More: Part 2, Part 3
Mar 26, 2010
Hana Eltringham Whitfield: Hamburg Talk [uncut]
More: Youtube
Type: Account
Author(s): Hana Whitfield
[Hana was kind enough to send her whole transcript, which she did not have time to read completely at the Hamburg Symposium.] Talk given in 2010 in Hamburg, Germany My name is Hana Eltringham Whitfield. I was a Scientologist and a member of the Sea Organization for over twenty years. I captained two of Hubbard’s ships, ran his organizations, and was Deputy Commodore under Hubbard in the United States for two years. After I left, and as a way of giving ...
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