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  Sixteen Years After 9/11, How Does Terrorism
The New YorkerSixteen Years After 9/11, How Does Terrorism End?The New YorkerIt collapsed after the 1992 capture of its leader, Abimael Guzmán, in a dance studio in Lima. Japan's Aum Shinrikyo, which was responsible for the 1995 chemical-weapons attack on a Tokyo subway, declined after founder Shoko Asahara was arrested and, ...
Posted on 10 September 2017 | 2:00 am
  Babas' bombast & magic - The Tribune
The TribuneBabas' bombast & magicThe TribuneIts founder Shoko Asahara was sentenced to death and many of his followers arrested for attempting to influence politics through devious means and conspiring to buy weapons from Russia. The ideas of belief and faith become terrifyingly bizarre when ...and more »
Posted on 9 September 2017 | 12:20 pm
  Neither Ram nor Rahim: Inside five of the
The New Indian ExpressNeither Ram nor Rahim: Inside five of the most notorious cults around the worldThe New Indian ExpressThe violent rampage unleashed by Dera Sacha Sauda followers in Haryana, following the August 25 conviction of their chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan for raping two women, is not the first time the world has seen a cult leader with millions under his ...and more »
Posted on 30 August 2017 | 9:38 pm
  Ram Rahim sentencing: From 'UFO religion' to
Hindustan TimesRam Rahim sentencing: From 'UFO religion' to Scientology, here are some cults across the worldHindustan TimesIt began in the 1980s and its leader Shoko Asahara declared himself to be both Christ and the first “enlightened one” since Buddha, says a BBC report. Much like Dera Sacha Sauda, Aum Shinrikyo translated into the 'supreme truth'. Students from elite ...
Posted on 27 August 2017 | 11:06 pm
  Riot recipe: Blind devotion to deified
The TelegraphRiot recipe: Blind devotion to deified leader & reduced capacity to thinkThe TelegraphAmong them are David Koresh, an American killed in 1993 along with dozens of cult members when US law-enforcement agents stormed his centre; Joseph Di Mambro, a mass murderer and religious figure killed in 1994 in Switzerland; and Shoko Asahara, ...
Posted on 25 August 2017 | 2:10 pm
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  Life sought for Aum member over role in
Prosecutors on Tuesday sought life imprisonment for a former member of the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult for playing a major role in the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway system that left 13 people dead and thousands injured.
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 8:03 am
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Sorry, but your browser needs Javascript to use this site. Prosecutors on Tuesday sought life imprisonment for a former member of the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult for playing a major role in the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway system that left 13 people dead and thousands injured.
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 6:09 am
  Daughter of Japan's doomsday cult leader
Elizabeth Shim TOKYO, March 26 (UPI) -- The daughter of a Japanese doomsday cult leader – held responsible for a 1995 sarin nerve gas attack in Tokyo – has published a memoir detailing her life and a radically different portrayal of her father, Shoko Asahara.
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 7:26 am
  Asahara’s No. 3 daughter writes on life
Rika Matsumoto, the 31-year-old daughter of Aum Shinrikyo founder Shoko Asahara, who is on death row, realizes her father’s notoriety has made it impossible for her to live a normal life.
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 1:20 am
  How a Religious Sect Rooted in Yoga Became a
March 20, 1995: Twelve people are killed and thousands sickened when members of a religious cult release nerve gas in the Tokyo subway
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 8:09 am
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  Trial of last Aum Shinrikyo sect leader
In all, he has been charged on five counts. Aum Shinrikyo (Supreme Truth) was set up in 1987 by Chizuo Matsumoto (aka Shoko Asahara). It combined Buddhist and Hindu meditation practices and apocalyptic teachings and was believed to have between 30,000 and ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 2:31 pm
  Twenty Years Later, the Tokyo Subway Gas
Japan was flung into crisis mode. The men who caused the havoc were members of Aum Shinrikyo, a Japanese quasi-Buddhist cult led by a former acupuncturist called Shoko Asahara. They hoped to bring about the apocalypse. At its height, the cult claimed more ...
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 3:34 am
  20 Years Ago, A Shadowy Cult Poisoned The
Days after the attack, police raided Aum facilities around the country and discovered extensive preparations for chemical and biological attacks. Hundreds of cult members were arrested. The cult's leader, Shoko Asahara, was finally caught two months later ...
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 6:45 am
  How a Religious Sect Rooted in Yoga Became a
Shoko Asahara admired Hitler, so it was perhaps fitting that when the cult leader set out to terrorize Tokyo, he used a nerve gas called sarin, first developed in Nazi Germany. The Nazis had never used the highly potent chemical, which they’d originally ...
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 12:34 am
  Cult leader Shoko Asahara leaves Tokyo
Shoko Asahara, the cult leader of Aum Shinri Kyo, was driven away from the Tokyo District Court to the Metropolitan Police headquarters after a ten-day extension of his detention was approved in Tokyo on July 7, 1995. Today, 60-year-old Asahara, whose real ...
Posted on 19 March 2015 | 10:00 am
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  lethomas1294: @SarahLSmith677 Like
lethomas1294: @SarahLSmith677 Like Mans#~@’s Family, Jim J#~@es’ People’s Temple, Shoko Asahara’s Aum Shinrikyo, they are cult mentality, politicized.
Posted on 23 September 2017 | 2:13 am
  teruyo_u_t: RT @ShugdenLibrary: The Dalai
teruyo_u_t: RT @ShugdenLibrary: The Dalai Lama's fri&@ship with Shoko Asahara needs thorough investigati~!: http://t.co/1DQu2stkFG #Tokyo #Japan http:…
Posted on 23 September 2017 | 2:13 am
  Keironhiggspoet: "Japanese Doom
Keir&%higgspoet: "Japanese Doom cult" music exists. the guy singing, Shoko Asahara masterminded a gas attack in Japan in '95. https://t.co/Gwi1DGnI0e
Posted on 23 September 2017 | 2:13 am
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  Resolved Question: Shoko Asahara - Ryoko
Posted on 4 February 2016 | 7:31 am
  Open Question: Would Japan respond okay to a
Posted on 14 October 2015 | 12:30 am
  Open Question: What ever happened to Shoko
Is she running Aleph these days now that Joyo made his own group?
Posted on 20 September 2015 | 5:06 am
  Resolved Question: Why exactly should I
Jim Jones, Charles Manson, Marshall Applewhite, Joseph Di Mambro. Dwight York, Shoko Asahara, David Koresh, etc. etc.--Are their beliefs respectable? Why or why not? Thanks in advance.
Posted on 15 January 2014 | 2:10 pm
  Resolved Question: Semi traditional japanese
I'm going to a costume party as shoko asahara, deranged cult leader, and mass murderer. I want to know what the kind of jump suits he wears are called and where i might buy them. here is a video of him in a orange/brown one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmQtPgOViYg thanks for your help in advance.
Posted on 18 December 2012 | 9:28 pm



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