rsqnonny (rsqnonny) wrote in rsqubf,

"Church of Scientology accused of torture and forced abortions"

From a Times Online article on the increasingly embattled Church of Scientology:

The letters, which the senator has passed onto police, contained allegations of a range of crimes, including forced imprisonment, coerced abortions, embezzlement of church funds, physical violence, intimidation and blackmail.


Among the letters he tabled was one from a former follower from Western Australia, who was born into Scientology. The man wrote in a letter that as a member of the organisation in both Australia and the US he had participated in the “forced confinement and torture” of others. His letter also states: “Several abortions were ordered as well”.

Physical confinement, torture, coerced abortions. We've heard of these practices before.
Tags: abortion, common abuses, cults, scientology
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