04 Jul '11, 4am

Scientology Literature Declared Extremist in Russia

Scientology Literature Declared Extremist in Russia

Some Scientology literature, including books and pamphlets, has been declared “extremist” and banned in Russia, according to the Moscow Times . The views promoted by the religion of Scientology, founded by L. Ron Hubbard in 1952, have been found to include the “call for extremist activities” and “humiliating characteristics.” Local prosecutors in Moscow requested that the Scientology literature be examined again after a string of court cases, including one in Siberia, protected the material from being banned. Timeslive.com reports that “scientology officials said they would protest the latest court decision.” The Scientology spokesperson for Russia claims that there are “tens of thousands” scientology devotees in the country. Scientology is described as “a religion that offers a precise path leading to a complete and certain understanding of one’s true spiritual nature and...

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