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 Tvind

Saturday November 1, 2003
Tvind:
A small ad that's been running in the Reader in recent weeks has a message for anyone with a big heart, a venturesome spirit, and an underdeveloped sense of skepticism. "Volunteer in Africa. . . . Work with HIV/AIDS orphans/outreach," it says. "No experience necessary." There's mention of an upcoming informational meeting, and the curious are provided with a Massachusetts phone number, an e-mail address, and a URL. Intrigued, I e-mailed Humana People to People, the organization that placed the ad, asking what I could expect if I applied.

Monday June 9, 2003
Tvind:
Ten years ago the Guardian first raised doubts about the Danish organisation behind a chain of used-clothes charity shops. Now Mogens Amdi Petersen, the mysterious, Svengali-like figure behind the organisation is to stand trial in a GBP15m fraud case.

Friday May 16, 2003
Tvind:
Evening News (England), May 15, 2003

Friday February 7, 2003
Tvind:
The Copenhagen Post (Denmark), Feb. 7, 2003

Friday January 10, 2003
Tvind:
Tvind Alert, Jan. 8, 2003

Thursday September 19, 2002
Tvind:
Mogens Amdi Petersen, founder of the controversial Tvind schools empire, who has been a virtual recluse for decades, is finally back on Danish soil after being successfully extradited from the USA where he was arrested seven months ago.

Monday September 16, 2002
Tvind:
The Copenhangen Post (Denmark), Sep. 15, 2002

Monday September 2, 2002
Tvind:
The Copenhagen Post (Denmark), Aug. 30, 2002

Tvind:
The Copenhagen Post (Denmark), Aug. 30, 2002

Friday August 23, 2002
Tvind:
AP, Aug. 22, 2002

Tvind:
AP, Aug. 22, 2002

Monday February 18, 2002
Tvind:
Supreme Tvind leader, Mogens Amdi Petersen, has been arrested by police in the United States. This has been confirmed by Holstebro chief of police, Jens Kaasgaard.

Sunday October 1, 2000
Tvind:
In 1970, a group of Danish hippies set out on a mission to save the world. Thirty years later, some of the young acolytes they recruited claim the group has become a cult, amassing riches in the hundreds of millions of dollars under the direction of an elusive and mysterious founder. Now, with recruiting efforts reaching into the United States, ex-members say the mission is no longer to save the world but to conquer it. North American headquarters? Massachusetts.
Tuesday May 2, 2000
Tvind:
CICD, Humana People-to-People, Development Aid from People-to-People, UFF, and Planet Aid are just some of the name used by the cult-like Tvind organization.

Friday July 9, 1993
Tvind:
Local councils in Britain are continuing to send children with severe emotional and behavioural problems to a Tvind-related school in Norfolk despite warnings issued by the then Department of Education and Science.

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