Nannup mystery: cult suicide possible but not proved, coroner rules | Australia news

Four people who disappeared from a tiny Western Australian town in 2007 in connection with a new-age spiritual cult may be dead, a coronial inquest has found, but there is not enough evidence to prove their deaths beyond a reasonable doubt. The group, led by the British spiritualist Gary Felton, …

‘Doomsday cult’ coronial inquest fails to solve mystery surrounding disappearance of Simon Kadwell and family

‘Doomsday cult’ coronial inquest fails to solve mystery surrounding disappearance of Simon Kadwell and family

By Gian De Poloni and Meggie Morris Posted May 15, 2018 13:02:59 Photo: Simon Kadwell, partner Chantelle McDougall and their daughter Leela went missing in 2007. (ABC News) Related Story: Cult leader influenced two followers to take their own lives before vanishing, inquest told A coronial inquest into the disappearance …

Doctor who gave patient medical history to Universal Medicine ‘cult’ stands down from AMA

Doctor who gave patient medical history to Universal Medicine ‘cult’ stands down from AMA

Updated May 02, 2018 10:13:30 Photo: Dr Sam Kim (centre) pictured here at a UM retreat in Vietnam in 2015. (YouTube: Universal Medicine) Related Story: ‘Dangerous cult’ promoted by UQ academics, misconduct probe launched A doctor who endorsed an alleged cult and secretly shared a patient’s medical history with its …

Death symbol ban isn’t about political correctness: it’s the difference between an army and a ‘death cult’

Death symbol ban isn’t about political correctness: it’s the difference between an army and a ‘death cult’

Posted April 28, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: Critics have drawn parallels between new Chief of Army Lieutenant General David Campbell’s “death symbols” ban to his predecessor’s crusades for diversity. (AAP: Andrew Taylor) Related Story: Army bans troops from wearing ‘death’ symbols Related Story: Angus Campbell to be Australia’s next Chief of …

University of Queensland launches investigation after researchers promote Universal Medicine ‘cult’

University of Queensland launches investigation after researchers promote Universal Medicine ‘cult’

Updated April 16, 2018 08:01:17 Video: WARNING: Explicit content – Universal Medicine sex seminar (ABC News) Researchers who promoted an alleged cult and showcased its bizarre healing claims in published studies have embroiled one of Australia’s top universities in an academic misconduct probe. Key points: UQ faculty members promote unproven …

Life in a cult: ‘Like an extreme version of domestic violence’ – RN

Life in a cult: ‘Like an extreme version of domestic violence’ – RN

Updated April 12, 2018 08:21:37 Photo: Tore Klevyer (third from the left) at an initial Children of God training camp, or ‘Babes Ranch’. (Supplied: Tore Klevyer ) Related Story: ‘It’s as if she’s dead’: A father’s pain losing his daughter to a cult Related Story: Sex, cults and the bizarre …

Aum Shinrikyo cult members a step closer to execution 23 years after deadly Tokyo gas attack

Aum Shinrikyo cult members a step closer to execution 23 years after deadly Tokyo gas attack

Posted March 20, 2018 07:05:41 Video: The 1995 Tokyo subway sarin attack killed 13 people and injured thousands. (ABC News) Related Story: Last appeal for Tokyo subway sarin attack dismissed by Japan’s High Court Related Story: The mystery of Banjawarn station and the deadly doomsday cult that called it home …