November 2008 Blog Posts (9)

Sunday World November 16th 2008

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Amazon pulls Irish Scientology book- Sunday Tribune, Nov 16th

Amazon.co.uk has pulled an Irish book on the Church of Scientology after receiving a legal letter from the organisation.



Customers who ordered a copy of The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology have received correspondence from the UK-based website informing them the book is no longer available and they will be not be charged.



The move has not come as a surprise to industry insiders as the Scientology movement is renowned for being… Continue

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"Scientologists Nobble Irish Publisher of Tell-all Book" - The Sunday Times





The Complex, a book by John Duignan about his time in the Church of Scientology, is no longer available from Amazon.co.uk. The author claims that Scientology have targeted the website, although he rejects suggestions that actor Tom Cruise, the controversial church's best-known member, was directly responsible. "This is a tactic that has worked for Scientology before," Duignan told Newstalk, and he revealed that the book's Irish publishers, Merlin, received a solicitor's… Continue

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Church of Scientology Prevents Sale of Critic's Book in the UK

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LONDON — 15/11/08 — British bookstores, and the British arm of the online retail site Amazon, have been forced to pull the sale of a new book critical of the Church of Scientology "for legal reasons", according to an email sent by Amazon to customers who have ordered the book. A new exposé by former Irish Scientologist, John Duignan, titled “The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology” (ISBN# 1903582848) has recently been… Continue

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Sunday World November 9th, 2008

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irish Daily Mirror, 3rd Novemember 2008

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Sunday World, November 2nd 2008

Epic four page spread in the SW today:


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Hubbard Church Lashed - Sunday Mirror, Nov 2, 2008

EX-Scientologist John Duignan has hit out at the religion, claiming actor Tom Cruise was freely allowed to have a child out of wedlock, but sex is banned outside marriage for ordinary members.



In his book, titled In The Complex, he claims the Church, invented by former science fiction author L Ron Hubbard, regularly orders women to have abortions .



And he claims most members are banned from eye contact with more famous members.



John, who was a member for 22… Continue

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"I'd have killed for Cruise cult" - The Sun, Nov 1st



A TOP Scientologist who escaped the cult has given the most explosive insight yet into the shady “celebrity religion”.



A-list followers including Tom Cruise, Kirstie Alley and John Travolta believe their faith is the secret of their success.



But for John Duignan it cost him everything and everyone he held dear after he become a leading figure in the church’s British branch.



John says he was so brainwashed that he would have… Continue

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