Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, who is currently facing a grand jury investigation in the United States following allegations of abuse, child trafficking and covering up crimes, is set to return to the UK next month to host the annual International Association of Scientologists (IAS) event.
The German government has kept Scientology under close surveillance since the opening of it’s Munich Org in 1970. Here’s a look at the history of their struggle to gain recognition in Germany, courtesy of guest author Stefani Hutchison
Judges in Switzerland have ruled against Scientology in a defamation case they brought against two activists. The three-year legal battle involved the Church of Scientology Basel, the Swiss Department of Health and Scientology spokespeople Jürg Stettler and Dierk Clausen and resulted [continue reading…]
A leading media lawyer has called out a major British newspaper for refusing to publish a story about Scientology after it received a threatening phone call from Church spokesperson Karin Pouw.
Scientology’s UK bank NatWest, which was fined £264 million in 2021 for failing to prevent money laundering, has issued a statement after allegations emerged of the Church engaging in credit card fraud.
Former Sea Org executive Chris Shelton today released an insightful interview with Scientology Business editor Apostate Alex discussing Scientology’s financial records, tax exemption and fraud.
The UK Charity Commission has today confirmed its decision to refuse Scientology tax exempt status cannot now be appealed, upholding its view that “the Church of Scientology is not established for the public benefit“ Following a Freedom of Information Act request [continue reading…]
The Greek Holy Synod has issued a stark warning about Scientology, calling it “medically, socially and ethically dangerous” and urging the public to stay away, describing Scientology as a “pseudo-religious organisation with socially dangerous activities”
The United Kingdom’s Crown Jeweller Mark Appleby, who is responsible for the maintenance of the famous Crown Jewels, can be linked to fraudster and British Scientologist John Mappin.
Being recruited to join staff is a process endured by most (if not all) Scientologists. For those who choose to make the jump, this is what awaits: dozens of pages of waivers, agreements and legal documents to sign.