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Germany's Battle Against Scientology

Title: Germany's Battle Against Scientology
Date: Monday, 17 December 2007
Publisher: TIME Magazine
Author: Andrew Purvis
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The interior ministers of Germany's 16 states have launched an investigation into the activities of the Church of Scientology, hoping to assemble evidence to support banning the U.S.-based organization from operating in Germany. But skeptics question whether such a move is politically and legally tenable — or wise. A similar move by state-level interior ministers in 1997 concluded in a report that "the Scientology organization, agenda and activities are marked by objectives that are fundamentally and permanently directed at abolishing the ... [Read the rest at]