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Feb 21, 2009
First person: I escaped Scientology after 22 years — The Independent (UK)
Feb 10, 2009
Anonymous digs ahead of more assaults on Scientology — The Register (UK)
Feb 2, 2009
The Gerry Ryan Show: John Duignan [starts at 1h 33m] — RTÉ 2fm (Ireland)
More: Part 2, Part 3, Part 4,
Jan 23, 2009
Devoir d'enquête: "La Scientologie: La secte démasquée" [Part 1] [Unofficial English translation] — RTBF 1 (Belgium)
More: Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
Type: TV
Author(s): Safia Kessas, Jean-Michel Dehon
Source: RTBF 1 (Belgium)
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Jan 21, 2009
Hirnwäscher - Wie gefährlich ist Scientology? ["The Brainwashers - How Dangerous Is Scientology?" Unofficial translation] — ARD (Germany)
Dec 12, 2008
Feature Guest - John Anthony Duignan — Radio New Zealand National
Dec 8, 2008
John P. Coale: The Curious Incident of the Scientologist in the Boardroom —
Type: Press
Author(s): Damian DeWitt
The Washington Times recently reported the curious appointment by Governor Martin O’Malley of John P. Coale to the Board of Directors of UMMS (University of Maryland Medical System). Coale is a high-ranking Scientologist and trial lawyer who got rich from the “tobacco wars” and has particpated in Scientology’s assault on Ritalin, taking on not only its manufacturer, Novartis, but the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and patient advocacy group CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Defict Disorder). Coale is a member of ...
Dec 4, 2008
How Scientologists pressurise publishers // Over and over again, critical publications have been blocked — The Guardian (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): David V. Barrett
Source: The Guardian (UK)
Last week we learned that has bowed to pressure to stop selling a book by a former senior Irish Scientologist. The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology (Merlin Publishing, Dublin) describes John Duignan's 21 years in the religion, not all of it a happy tale. According to Amazon, "Unfortunately, we have had to withdraw The Complex by John Duignan in the UK because we received a specific allegation that a passage in the book ...
Dec 1, 2008
'The Complex' author John Duignan cites Tom Cruise control — NY Daily News (New York)
Nov 30, 2008
Inside Scientology: a review of John Duignan's The Complex —
Type: Press
Author(s): Damian Thompson
The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of The Church of Scientology by John Duignan with Nicola Tallant, Merlin Publishing, Dublin. The Scientologists have been doing their damnedest to stop the international publication of John Duignan’s memoir The Complex. Following legal representations, it is no longer possible to buy the book, published in Ireland by Merlin, from That made me curious, so I had a copy sent direct from Dublin. Here’s my review. In places, Duignan – a former ...
Nov 19, 2008
Merlin denies Scientology charge — The Bookseller
Type: Press
Author(s): Victoria Gallagher
Source: The Bookseller
Merlin, the Irish-based publisher of The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology, which was pulled from for including "defamatory" content, has "emphatically denied" the allegations. Aoife Barrett, editorial director at Merlin, said the claim was "vexatious". removed the title from sale last week. The online retailer said: "Unfortunately, we have had to withdraw The Complex by John Duignan in the UK because we received a specific allegation that a passage in the book ...
Nov 18, 2008
From Our Lips To Your Ears: John Duignan [Interview starts after the 44m 25s mark] — Glosslip
Type: Radio
Author(s): Dawn Olsen
Source: Glosslip
Author and former Scientologist John Duignan will be joining us to discuss his new book, The Complex: An Insider Exposes The Covert World Of The Church Of Scientology. John, a 20+ year veteran of the Church's super-secret sect, the Sea Organization, will discuss his life inside, how he got out and how the Church uses its power to oppress members and destroy its critics.
Nov 16, 2008
Cruise church bid to gag Irish book: Amazon removes exposé after Scientologist legal threat — Sunday World (Ireland)
Nov 11, 2008
Amazon UK pulls Scientology exposé for 'legal reasons' — The Register (UK)
Nov 9, 2008
Secret army capture any vulnerable members who attempt to flee the cult — Sunday World (Ireland)
Nov 3, 2008
I'd have killed for Cruise cult — The Sun (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): David Lowe
Source: The Sun (UK)
A TOP Scientologist who escaped the cult has given the most explosive insight yet into the shady "celebrity religion". A-list followers including Tom Cruise, Kirstie Alley and John Travolta believe their faith is the secret of their success. But for John Duignan it cost him everything and everyone he held dear after he become a leading figure in the church's British branch. John says he was so brainwashed that he would have killed for Scientology. And he claims another member was ...
Oct 26, 2008
Scientology Church gave me weapons training as part of mission to 'clear the earth' — Irish Mail (Ireland)
Type: Press
Author(s): Luke Byrne
Source: Irish Mail (Ireland)
SCIENTOLOGISTS are furious about a new book by an Irish writer that is set to expose the controversial church's military plans - including a sinister mission to 'clear the earth'. Author John Duignan claims to be a former high-ranking member of the church's secret army, the Sea Organisation or 'Sea Org', which answers directly to leader David Miscavige. His book, The Complex: An Insider Exposes The Covert World Of Scientology, details the weapons training he received at a naval base in ...
Oct 7, 2008
The Complex: An Insider Exposes The Covert World Of Scientology (book) — Merlin Publishing
Sep 21, 2008
Cult fiction: Scientologist church plans blitz of Irish schools under the guise of charity group — Sunday World (Ireland)
Mar 12, 2008
A Prisoner of Scientology Los Angeles — Orato
Type: Press
Author(s): John Duignan
Source: Orato
Following on from my own experiences and analysis on the Scientology cult, I came across this. It is absolutely par for course as to how this 'religion' separates people from their families and creates horrendous distress in forwarding their own agenda. I hope this story creates the sense of revulsion with readers that this cult truly deserves. I am simply placing Mrs. Lentsch's story here, with no editing, it speaks for itself. Portland, Oregon - March 11, 2008 Portland resident Susan ...
Feb 21, 2008
Scientology: An evasive corporate cult — Orato
Type: Press
Author(s): John Duignan
Source: Orato
A new demand for transparency and justice from netzins... In late January, news media across the world picked up on a phenomenal development on the Internet. A virtual civil rights movement had arisen from a most unlikely source: Internet gamers. It all kicked off when an in-house video of Tom Cruise preaching to members of his faith, the controversial Church of Scientology, was leaked onto the Youtube internet video sharing site. Indeed, Cruise is a frightening spectacle and his incoherent rant ...
Jan 29, 2008
Scientology's Fanatical Military — Orato
Type: Press
Author(s): John Duignan
Source: Orato
I spent a few days with Prof. Stephen Kent, of the Sociology Department of the University of Alberta, a couple of months ago. He is one of the few really brave academics willing to face up to mind control cults of the Scientology ilk, study, and expose what they really are and the damage they do the people they control. I spent many hours with Steve, describing my 20-year experiences within the cult’s fanatical, militant and secretive inner circle, an organization ...
Sep 11, 2007
I Escaped Scientology — Orato
Type: Account
Author(s): John Duignan
Source: Orato
There are moments in life, coincidences, which have the potential to utterly change the direction and meaning of your existence. Of these I have had several; they have all marked me in various ways, but none more so than that fateful late afternoon in Stuttgart, Germany, when an attractive and rather aggressive young woman blocked my path and accosted me with the interrogative; "Do you have a good memory"? This story aims to serve a dual function: Enlighten those who may ...
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