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# cult - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Nxivm guru Keith Raniere sentenced to 120 years in prison

Prosecutors had sought life in prison while defence lawyers said he should face 15 years behind bars.

# cult - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Leah Remini is warning Ireland about Scientology after last night's Prime Time Scientology

Leah Remini is warning Ireland about Scientology after last night's Prime Time

‘You should be concerned…’

# cult - Thursday 22 November, 2018

South Korean mega-church leader guilty of raping followers who believed he was God

Lee Jae-rock led a sprawling church that some had denounced as a cult.

# cult - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

US 'cult leader' accused of brainwashing female 'slaves' and branding them with his initials

Keith Raniere, co-founder of the group called Nxivm, was arrested in Mexico and returned to Texas.

# cult - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Japan preparing to execute cult members behind deadly 1995 sarin gas attack

Fourteen people died in the 1995 attack.

# cult - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Martin says he's concerned about Scientology setting up in Ireland

Earlier this year, revealed a new Scientology centre was to open in Firhouse.

# cult - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

US mass murderer Charles Manson 'seriously ill' after being transferred to hospital from prison

The 82-year-old has been in prison for more than four decades after the 1969 killings.

# cult - Friday 4 December, 2015

Irish woman who lived in a London cult for decades still supports the convicted leader

Josephine Herivel still calls the man her teacher and leader.

# cult - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Scientologists go on trial charged with fraud and extortion

Eleven members of the Belgian branch have been charged with fraud, extortion, running a criminal organisation and violating the right to privacy.

# cult - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Teenager beaten by family in disturbing 'confession' ritual faces sister in court

Christopher Leonard, 17, was hospitalised for days after the attack. His brother died.

# cult - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Parents charged after teenager is beaten to death in secretive church "confession" ritual

Lucas Leonard’s parents and sister are accused of beating him to death at the isolated Word of Life church.

# cult - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# cult - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Chinese "cult" members sentenced to death for beating woman to death in a McDonald's

A third man was sentenced to life in prison.

# cult - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish lads expose the eerie side of the Ice Bucket Challenge Ice Bucket Cult

# cult - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge The bad guy from 10 Things I Hate About You has started his own New Age religion Just Whelmed

The bad guy from 10 Things I Hate About You has started his own New Age religion

Well, he says it’s a religion.

# cult - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

6,000 Korean police storm religious compound in manhunt for sunken ferry owner

Followers of the Evangelical Baptist Church of Korea erected a barricade at the entrance to the complex, but made no move to block police.

# cult - Saturday 19 April, 2014

The Waco siege ended on this day 21 years ago, leaving 79 dead

The Branch Davidians was a sect that separated from the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1955 and were led by David Koresh .

# cult - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

China detains 500-plus people for doomsday rumours

Police seized leaflets, video discs, books and other materials as they made arrests across eight provinces and regions.

# cult - Friday 13 July, 2012

Papua New Guinea alleged cannibals charged

Authorities in Papau New Guinea have charged 29 people with the murders and cannibalism of seven suspected witch doctors.

# cult - Friday 15 June, 2012

Last fugitive arrested over deadly Tokyo metro gas attack

A doomsday cult released sarin gas into the Tokyo subway system in 1995, killing 13 people and injured more than 6,000.

# cult - Thursday 5 April, 2012

California prison officials release new photo of Charles Manson

The 77-year-old former cult leader is serving a life sentence in a California prison for killing nine people.

# cult - Monday 12 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge 5 questions for the Fringe: Diet of Worms Fringe

5 questions for the Fringe: Diet of Worms

Each day for the 16 days of ABSOLUT Fringe 2011 in Dublin, we quiz the creatives on how they work, why they work – and their tips for the festival.