Paris in the News

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October 15, 2005 Paris Official Leads Event Protesting Scientology The deputy mayor of Paris led a demonstration outside the Paris offices of the Church of Scientology, warning parents that young people may be attracted to groups she sees as dangerous. "These movements are dangerous, we must explain why they are dangerous," she said. Paris, Press, Scientology and Society
November 26, 1998 Parents Claim French School Infiltrated By Scientologists A private school in Vincennes, on the outskirts of Paris, has been closed after parents complained it had been infiltrated by scientologists. The school will remain closed until further notice, pending an investigation ordered by the public prosecutor's office, the TV said. Paris, Press
November 9, 1998 French Justice In Scientology Row French justice will face accusations today that it has been manipulated by the Church of Scientology as the Paris Appeal Court rules on whether to continue a 15-year investigation into the organisation. The disappearance of some of the investigating magistrate's files has fuelled the suspicions of anti-sect campaigners before the hearing. They believe Scientologists have infiltrated the upper echelons of the legal system, using their influence to put pressure on judges and block inquiries. crimes, Paris, Press