Nov 17, 2016

CultNEWS101 Articles (11/18/2016)

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"Rosemary has been a public figure for several decades in Australia, advising people on nutrition and healthy eating.
What is less well known about her is that she was brought up in a religious sect which did not allow women to attend university.
Rosemary's family belonged to the Plymouth Brethren, and lived very strict lives dictated by the church, which meant no television, no radio, and no socialising with outsiders."

"Prime Minister John Key has called comments made by Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki "ridiculous" after the "bishop" blamed New Zealand's queer community for the recent spate of earthquakes."

"A rabbi who has been accused of sexually abusing several women, including a minor, is likely to sign a plea deal that would see him serve only 18 months in prison, Chanel 2 reports.
Rabbi Eliezer Berland, founder of the Shuvu Bonim religious group, was extradited to Israel earlier in the year after three years on the run."

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"The Indian government has banned a nongovernmental organization run by a popular televangelist preacher, Zakir Naik, after accusations that he promoted terrorism through his speeches."

"The Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board then voted to start the process of removing those marshals from the police force in Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz. The marshals will be allowed to remain on the job while they appeal, which their lawyers indicated Wednesday they will do."

"Developers at Jigsaw, the tech giant's [Google] think-tank, are two months into a pilot project called Redirect, which aims to push web users searching for jihadist information toward content designed to counter the slick tools of terrorist recruitment."

"Campaigners believe up to 400 youngsters suffer violent abuse annually, often after unscrupulous faith leaders accuse the child in order to charge parents for a bogus exorcism."

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