Notorious for its abuse of the legal system, the Church of Scientology is about to be part of a secret court hearing in which lawyer Kennan Dandar expects the cult to cause his “utter financial ruin.”
The cult claims Dandar violated an agreement to never again be involved in a lawsuit against the Church of Scientology.
Dandar says his civil rights are being trampled by Scientology through its manipulation of the Florida court system. [Read more...]
The Church of Scientology in Amsterdam says it will take steps against a Dutch tax authorities decision that closed a loophole which allowed members to give tax-deductible donations to the organization.
Last Monday the Tax and Customs Administration announced that Nabesa, one of the church’s front groups, has lost its status as a public benefit organization
. [Read more...]
The Tax and Customs Administration (Belastingsdienst
) of the Netherlands is taking steps against the Church of Scientology Amsterdam.
Local newspaper Het Parool
reports that the Nabesa foundation, one of the cult’s front groups, has lost its status as a public benefit organization. [Read more...]
The parents of a 21-year-old Texas woman who died this spring after spending two days at an Oklahoma rehab facility rooted in Scientology filed a lawsuit against the organization Thursday, court records show.
Meanwhile a former Narconon employee has launched a protest of the facility. [Read more...]
Kevin Hague, drugs spokesman for New Zealand’s Green Party, has alleged in Parliament that the Church of Scientology is using tax-payer money to promote an anti-psychiatry agenda and messages against medication used to treat mental illness through charities disguised as social service organisations.
Through its front groups the cult wages an extended hate campaign against psychiatry and psychiatrists. [Read more...]
Neither pays the other side money, and Cook and her husband are legally prohibited from ever again speaking ill of the church.
The Church of Scientology walks away having suffered through a day of brutal testimony that remains in the public record. [Read more...]
Charges against Janice Meyer accused of coaching a child to lie about sex abuse have been dropped in a Sydney court.
Meyer, who also uses the name Jan Eastgate, heads Citizens Commission on Human Rights, a Scientology front group that wages an ongoing hate campaign against psychiatry and psychiatrists. [Read more...]