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Belgium: Church of Scientology fraud and extortion trial begins in Brussels

Discussion in 'France and Belgium' started by mnql1, May 21, 2015.

  1. mnql1

    mnql1 Patron Meritorious

    Belgium: Church of Scientology trial begins on October 26, 2015

    The Church of Scientology will be put on trial before the 69th Chamber of the Brussels Correctional Court on October 26, 2015. Hearings are scheduled for October 26, 27, 29 and 30 and November 9, 10, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 26 and 27. Thirteen defendants — eleven Scientologists and two legal entities: the Church of Scientology of Belgium and the Church of Scientology of Europe — are accused of extortion.

    Source: Le procès de la scientologie débutera le 26 octobre prochain
     
  2. Captain Koolaid

    Captain Koolaid Patron Meritorious

    Re: Belgium: Church of Scientology trial begins on October 26, 2015

    Figures. Belgium shares a border with Germany, or, to be more specific: The country is PTS to the land of intolerance. :ohmy:
     
  3. Jump

    Jump Operating teatime

    Re: Belgium: Church of Scientology trial begins on October 26, 2015

    Belgium is also very near France, the country where Scientology is a convicted fraudulent organisation and one step away from being banned completely.

    Belgium : doinitrite ! :thumbsup:
     
  4. Smurf

    Smurf Gold Meritorious SP

    Ruply TV is a unit of Russia TV (based in Moscow

    [video=youtube;K3AZt_3kSjw]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3AZt_3kSjw[/video]
     
  5. secretiveoldfag

    secretiveoldfag Silver Meritorious Patron

    http://www.cafebabel.co.uk/society/...e-many-more-scientologists-than-we-think.html

    The misinformation campaign is in full swing. According to their spokesperson Agnes Bron, there are more Scientologists than we think.

    There are certainly millions more than they think!
    The building at 103 Blvd Waterloo is enormous and convenient for the law courts. The other at 91 rue de la Loi is equally impressive and near various EC offices. It's the same old story: if they aim for a high profile someone will object.

    I foresee a few more questions about the source of their funds.
     
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2015
  6. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    Lots of media.

    http://www.theguardian.com/world/20...ogists-trial-fraud-extortion?CMP=share_btn_fb


    Jonny Jacobsen Brussels 26 Oct. 2015
     
  7. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

  8. lotus

    lotus stubborn rebel sheep!

    Cult of $camology will have hard time
     
  9. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

  10. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    :)

    Criminal trial over Scientology begins in Belgium
    IANS | Brussels Oct 26, 2015 07:36 PM IST

     
  11. Gib

    Gib Crusader

    Thanks for the updates. :thumbsup:

    IBetty over at Tony O's blog was giving a live update, ie what the Judge asked and what the witness said.

    My only complaint, if you will, is I wish the media would be more specific in this regards:

    quote from this http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34638721

    "Critics say that it is a cult and that it scams its members, while supporters maintain that it provides spiritual support to its followers."

    FIFY BBC:

    "[STRIKE]Critics[/STRIKE] Critics and ex members say that it is a cult and that it scams its members, while [STRIKE]supporters[/STRIKE] members maintain that it provides spiritual support to its followers." :biggrin:

    semantics, I know. LOL
     
  12. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    From The Bunker: i-Betty live blogging.



    http://tonyortega.org/2015/10/26/sc...-in-maryland-zoning-fight/#comment-2327503688



    http://tonyortega.org/2015/10/26/sc...-in-maryland-zoning-fight/#comment-2327340374



    http://tonyortega.org/2015/10/26/sc...-in-maryland-zoning-fight/#comment-2327894897
     
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  15. Karen#1

    Karen#1 Gold Meritorious Patron

  16. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    Next report:

     
  17. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    Love this judge!


     
  18. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    Scientology Belgium trial sets off with vitamins, personal files and purification saunas


    http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/scientolog...ns-personal-files-purification-saunas-1525990
     
  19. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    Informative overview of what's happening.

    Jonny Jacobsen: Reflecting on the first week of Scientology’s criminal trial in Belgium

    http://tonyortega.org/2015/11/01/jo...criminal-trial-in-belgium/#comment-2338094776
     
  20. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    And Jonny's next report: