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# cult - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Nxivm guru Keith Raniere sentenced to 120 years in prison
# Cult
# Cult

Nxivm guru Keith Raniere sentenced to 120 years in prison

Oct 27th 2020, 9:43 PM 61,965 Views 32 Comments

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

# cult - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 19th 2018, 3:00 PM 16,575 Views 6 Comments

‘You should be concerned…’

# cult - Thursday 22 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 22nd 2018, 7:28 AM 29,307 Views 44 Comments

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
# Nxivm
# Nxivm

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

Mar 27th 2018, 7:30 AM 43,171 Views 0 Comments

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
# Cult
# Cult

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

Mar 20th 2018, 1:10 PM 28,382 Views 38 Comments

Fourteen people died in the 1995 attack.

# cult - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Martin says he's concerned about Scientology setting up in Ireland
# Ff Ard Fheis
# Ff Ard Fheis

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

Oct 14th 2017, 1:26 PM 28,909 Views 137 Comments

Earlier this year, TheJournal.ie 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
# Cult
# Cult

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

Jan 4th 2017, 7:50 AM 21,642 Views 39 Comments

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
# False Imprisonment
# False Imprisonment

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

Dec 4th 2015, 11:56 PM 38,294 Views 35 Comments

Josephine Herivel still calls the man her teacher and leader.

# cult - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Scientologists go on trial charged with fraud and extortion
# Belgium
# Belgium

Scientologists go on trial charged with fraud and extortion

Oct 27th 2015, 3:00 PM 14,399 Views 0 Comments

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
# New York
# New York

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

Oct 22nd 2015, 6:07 AM 30,432 Views 0 Comments

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
# New York
# New York

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

Oct 17th 2015, 10:15 AM 28,097 Views 106 Comments

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
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 19th 2014, 10:00 AM 11,477 Views 0 Comments

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
# Killing
# Killing

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

Oct 11th 2014, 11:16 AM 17,837 Views 15 Comments

A third man was sentenced to life in prison.

# cult - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

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

Irish lads expose the eerie side of the Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 27th 2014, 10:51 AM 5,558 Views 1 Comment

Chilling.

# cult - Sunday 17 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 17th 2014, 12:00 PM 5,462 Views 1 Comment

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
# Ferry Disaster
# Ferry Disaster

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

Jun 11th 2014, 9:29 AM 8,546 Views 11 Comments

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
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

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

Apr 19th 2014, 8:45 AM 10,050 Views 29 Comments

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
# China
# China

China detains 500-plus people for doomsday rumours

Dec 18th 2012, 5:07 PM 8,569 Views 29 Comments

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
# Cannibal Cult
# Cannibal Cult

Papua New Guinea alleged cannibals charged

Jul 13th 2012, 1:46 PM 7,022 Views 17 Comments

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
# Japan
# Japan

Last fugitive arrested over deadly Tokyo metro gas attack

Jun 15th 2012, 9:45 AM 1,752 Views 0 Comments

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
# America
# America

California prison officials release new photo of Charles Manson

Apr 5th 2012, 7:03 PM 11,526 Views 37 Comments

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

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

5 questions for the Fringe: Diet of Worms

Sep 12th 2011, 6:13 PM 284 Views 0 Comments

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.