Scientology Overseas: More Bad News in Australia, Israel, and the UK (UPDATED) - 2011-09-22
Chris Guider, the latest Scientology executive to leave and say that David Miscavige gets slappy Reporter Steve Cannane e-mailed this morning to alert us to a story on Lateline, a program on Australia's ABC network. The piece describes the defection of yet another Scientology executive who says he witnessed church leader David Miscavige violently assaulting his employees. As you'll see in the video, Chris Guider was a professional rugby player who gave up his sports dreams to become a member of Scientology's hardcore Sea Org. Now he regrets that decision.
Cannane's story is just one of several interesting things happening overseas this week in the world of Scientology watching, and between countdown items (#5 popped up yesterday, #4 shows up tomorrow morning at 9 am), we thought we'd round up several of them in this post.
Besides, it's Thursday, and in Scientology, that's the day to turn in your stats and review a week's worth of progress. So what better day to review this overseas enturbulation!