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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,
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
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