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Scientologists 'targeting' schoolchildren

Title: Scientologists 'targeting' schoolchildren
Date: Sunday, 22 November 2009
Publisher: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Author: Sean Rubinsztein-Dunlop
Main source: abc.net.au

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The New South Wales Government says the Church of Scientology is targeting Year 6 students using "marketing" material that claims to promote human rights. Education Minister Verity Firth has ordered principals not to distribute DVDs and booklets funded by the church and sent to schools by a group called Youth For Human Rights. The material outlines the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and quotes Scientology founder L Ron Hubbard on a list of "famous human rights leaders". Ms Firth only ... [Read the rest at abc.net.au]