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Alleged persecution of cult investigated

Title: Alleged persecution of cult investigated
Date: Saturday, 6 May 1995
Publisher: Los Angeles Times (California)
Author: Teresa Watanabe
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TOKYO — Four California activists are investigating charges of religious persecution against Aum Supreme Truth, the sect suspected in a poison gas attack against subway riders here in March. In an interview Friday, Los Angeles lawyer Barry Fisher said he and the others decided to visit after hearing that authorities had conducted mass arrests of Supreme Truth members, that sect children had been removed from their families and that officials were making allegations of mind control against the group. These actions, ... [Read the rest at]