Did a little sunlight send Scientologists scattering for cover? An international update. - 2018-06-25
Scientology can't hide from the eagle eye of Rod Keller, as his collection of updates demonstrates...
Our article on the Scientology-sponsored Faith and Freedom Summit 2018 to be held this month in Brussels with ACRE, the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe, may have struck a nerve. The event page no longer lists Scientology as a co-sponsor, OSA agents Eric Roux and Ivan Arjona-Pelado no longer appear on the list of speakers, and Roux's afternoon presentation has been wiped out. ACRE did not respond to an inquiry into the change.
In St. Petersburg, the trial of five Russian Scientologists has begun. Constance Esaulkova, Anastasia Terentyeva, Ivan Matsitsky, Sahib Aliyev, and Galina Shurinova are charged with participating in an extremist organization, evading taxes, inciting hatred and enmity, and violations of human dignity. FSB, the Russian national police force, has raided the org several times since 2016.