France Scientology: Fraud Leveled Against Church Of Scientology By High Court

The Interior Ministry said the family’s application for asylum had been rejected, so it no longer had the right to stay in France. The ministry said the family repeatedly refused to leave, so police detained the father and expelled him to Kosovo on Oct. 8. Police detained the mother and five of their children Oct. 9, but Leonarda was away on a school field trip. The ministry says police met the girl’s school bus when it returned from the trip later that day. Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault ordered an investigation into how she was taken into custody and said that if any violations are found, the family will be brought back to France and their case will be further examined. The association Education Without Frontiers Network said the expulsion was a setback for their efforts to keep children living in the country illegally in school and to protect them from police intervention. Conservatives defended the expulsion, saying police were enforcing the law. But France’s education minister said schools should offer sanctuary, not expose children to arrest. The expelled father, Reshat Dibrani, said he has yet to announce to his family that France doesn’t want them. “I don’t know how I will keep lying to the kids,” he said. “It’s bad.

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Though recognized as a formal religion in the United States and elsewhere, the practice of Scientology has just been branded as a scam and a racket in France, despite cries of religious discrimination, reports the AFP via Yahoo! News on Oct. 16. There are approximately 45,000 Scientologists in France. The obtuse religion, founded by science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, came under fire in the European country when five former members charged the organization with coercing them into spending thousands of dollars on required reading material, questionable services and Church merchandise. The Church was initially found guilty of commercial harassment, and on appeal the charge has stood. Church officials are not happy that their easily misunderstood religion has been declared fraudulent. Scientology is a worldwide religious movement practiced in 184 nations. Its bona fide rights of its members to practice their faith unimpeded by government interference have been acknowledged by the high courts of many nations, including unanimous decisions by the European Court of Human Rights, a statement from the French Church of Scientology after the verdict reads. The conviction carried a fine of 600,000 Euros ($820,000 dollars), in addition to the Church losing any foothold as it attempts to become a recognized religion in France.

France to send investigators after Lao Airlines crash kills 49

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17, 2013. Backpacks, an airplane propeller and passports were among the debris scattered on the riverbank where the Lao Airlines turboprop plane apparently hit hard before skidding into the water and sinking Wednesday, killing all 49 people onboard. BANGKOK France will send investigators to Laos to aid the probe of a plane crash Wednesday that killed all 49 people on board, the most fatal air accident this year. A turboprop plane operated by Lao Airlines, the Southeast Asian country’s national carrier, crashed after experiencing bad weather conditions while preparing to land at Pakse Airport in the south of the country, the airline said in a statement. There was “no news of survivors” after a aircraft packed with mostly foreign tourists plunged at the end of a domestic flight. France is dispatching investigators because the ATR 72-600 turboprop plane is made by Avions de Transport Regional, a venture owned by Airbus parent European Aeronautic, Space and Defense Co. and Italy’s Finmeccanica. Lao Airlines was sending emergency crews to the site of the accident and expected to release its initial findings Thursday, it said in the statement. The plane, on a domestic flight from the capital Vientiane, crashed into the Mekong River while attempting to land at about 4 p.m. local time, the carrier said in the statement. The aircraft was delivered from the production line in March, the planemaker said separately. The carrier flies to six international and six domestic destinations. Thailand’s Channel 3 television network broadcast footage of people pulling wreckage of the aircraft from the Mekong River. French air safety investigators will send a team of four officials to Laos to participate in the probe.