Brainwashing Archive

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The Brainwashing Defense

Summary: Sniper case puts cult indoctrination to the test. Lawyers for accused sniper Lee Boyd Malvo are using an insanity defense that claims John Allen Muhammad, 42, indoctrinated Malvo, 18, into a “cult of two,” such that Malvo could not …

Acquaintances Split On ‘Brainwashing’

Malvo’s Mind-Set At Heart of Defense Washington Post, Nov. 17, 2003 CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Lee Boyd Malvo and John Allen Muhammad crisscrossed the United States after meeting in the Caribbean, encountering school principals, shelter directors, old friends and new acquaintances. …

Lawyers claim Malvo brainwashed

CNN, June 26, 2003 http://www.cnn.com/ From Mike Ahlers, CNN WASHINGTON (CNN) — Marking a switch in strategy, attorneys for the teenage suspect in last October’s sniper shootings now blame the older suspect for brainwashing their client, according to court papers …

Brainwashing: Not just in wartime

Redlands Daily Facts, Mar. 20, 2003 http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/ By RAY SIDDONS, For the Daily Facts Although the concept of “brainwashing” is usually associated with prisoners of war, there are examples in our everyday world, Kidnappings, cults, and domestic violence raise issues …

Abductees need to adjust

Daily Yomiuri (Japan), Oct. 17, 2002 http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/ It will take time for the five abductees who returned to Japan on Tuesday to open up to people in this country after more than two decades in isolated North Korea, according to …