User:Abbie Normal/Ian Haworth

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Ian Haworth is a co-founder of COMA (Council on Mind Abuse) in Toronto, Canada.[1]

In 1987 he returned to Britain, and founded the Cult Information Centre, an anti-cult organization where he is currently General Secretary. He gives a veriety of talks, media interviews, and information to callers about the dangers of "mind control" techniques used by a veriety of religious and non-religious groups.[2]

Howarth was interviewed as an "'expert'" by the UK home secretary Michael Howard when Sun Myung Moon was banned from Britain in 1995.[3]

Haworth was made bankrupt after he was pursued by a Canadian organisation in the mid-1990s. [4]

References

  1. "What should be done about cults?". http://www.csj.org/infoserv_articles/langone_michael_should_be_done.htm. Retrieved 2007-03-20.
  2. Schäfer, D. 2011. Religiöse Intoleranz und Diskriminierung in ausgewählten Ländern Europas: Religious intolerance and discrimination in selected European countries: Lit. http://books.google.com.au/books?id=7ITQ4zjeXokC.
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  4. Doward, Jamie. "Cults watchdog faces danger of being shut down". the Guardian. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/mar/04/cult-information-centre-closure-threat. Retrieved 2014-09-19. "Haworth was made bankrupt after he was pursued by a Canadian organisation in the mid-1990s. He has also been threatened verbally and via putative lawsuits from several cults. His organisation's address is kept secret for fear of being targeted by cult supporters."

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