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  1. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    World Cup diary: Japan, needing a miracle, get a visit from bonkers anti-China cult

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 01:34am by James Porteous

    ... Germany of today'. Here's an interesting article a bout them from the Japan Times. They have been compared to Aum Shinrikyo, the cult that launched the sarin gas attack in a Tokyo metro station in in 1995. Happy Science denies the comparison and say their founder tried to warn authorities of the attack after he had a premonition about it. Aum Shinrikyo also apparently tried ...

  2. Dalai Lama supports evil cults, says Beijing

    Posted Oct 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing has accused exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama of supporting 'evil cults' like the Falun Gong and Japan's Aum Shinrikyo. A lengthy ... Daily and the Beijing Review. The Xinhua article blamed the Dalai Lama for supporting and helping the rise of Shoko Asahara, whose spiritual organisation Aum Shinrikyo carried out a sarin nerve ...

  3. Officials fear Japan vulnerable to terror attack on poll day, Sept 11

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... since the last serious terrorist threat to Japan's security, when members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult released sarin nerve gas on Tokyo's subway system, killing 11 people, but a series ...

  4. Civic duties

    Posted Aug 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Mutsuko Murakami

    ... followers of the controversial Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult, who in 1995 obediently unleashed a poison gas attack against innocent people on the Tokyo subway following orders from their deranged ...

  5. Crime and a new boss may put hangman back to work

    Posted Nov 16th 2006, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... there was the case of the Aum Shinrikyo cult releasing sarin gas on the Tokyo subway system in 1995,' Mr Makoto said. 'The sentences in all those cases are... severe across the board because ...

  6. News - Asia

    Japan's LDP 'playing politics' with death penalty

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... of the religious sect Aum Shinrikyo, is a deeply unsympathetic person among Japanese, making him an easy target for the justice minister, Yasuda believes. "In the media, there has been a movement ... that ordering the death penalty for political gain should never happen." And while he accepts that Asahara was responsible for the atrocious acts carried out in the name of Aum Shinrikyo, he also ...

  7. Mobile ring tones keep abreast of mind games

    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... following the release of sarin gas on Tokyo's underground system in 1995 by the Aum Shinrikyo cult. Twelve people died in the attack, and Mr Tomabechi was hired by the police to de-brainwash ...

  8. Mobile ring tones keep abreast of mind games

    Posted Nov 15th 2004, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... downloaded,' he said. Designing ring tones is an extreme shift in focus for the scientist, who achieved fame following the release of sarin gas on Tokyo's underground system in 1995 by the Aum Shinrikyo cult. Twelve people died in the attack, and Mr Tomabechi was hired by the police to de-brainwash cult members. Ring tones may be less hazardous than deadly cults, but Mr Tomabechi said he ...

  9. News - Asia - CRIME

    Member of cult behind 1995 sarin attack in Japan on trial for kidnapping

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 04:24pm by AFP

    ... of a former member of Aum Supreme Truth, 19 years after the doomsday cult launched a nerve gas attack on the Tokyo subway that killed 13 people. Makoto Hirata, 48, turned himself in at a police station two years ago after spending much of the last two decades on the run. Makoto Hirata joined the Aum Supreme Truth cult after university. Photo: AFP He was one of the final fugitives who ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by STAFF

    ... was allegedly used in the attack.   Japan marks 20th anniversary of sarin attack Today is the 20th anniversary of a sarin gas attack by the Aum Shinri Kyo cult in the Japanese city of Matsumoto. Eight ...




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