“Devil in a Lawyers Suit” is about David Bitel, who died of cancer before trial when he was facing 21 charges of sexual abuse.
All of a sudden, French media “discovered” a new “cult.” It has been in existence for more than 200 years, and is now threatened by the government.
Rosita Šorytė discusses the political uses of the labels “cult,” “extremist,” and “marginal” to discriminate against the Church of Scientology.
Two articles discuss how applying labels such as “cult” or “extremist” is used to promote discrimination against minority religions.
Freedom of religion exemption apply to a refusal to comply with state sewage laws based on a refusal of modern technology.
On 4 June, after receiving the opinion of the Council of State, the Flemish government gave its final approval to the controversial decree.
Laws are passed with the alleged aim of combating Islamic radicalism. They are then used against peaceful religionists labeled as “fundamentalists” or “cults.”
The proposed decree feeds into to the growing distrust of religion and raises serious religious freedom concerns, according to a FORB Perspective.
Artist, anarchist, Theosophist, and Sufi, the Swedish artist coined the word in 1904, and defended Islam against Western stereotypes.