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International Business Times
Why have 30,000 Russians joined Japanese doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo? capital Tokyo, which killed 13 people and left thousands suffering from its deb
Why have 30,000 Russians joined Japanese doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo?
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
capital Tokyo, which killed 13 people and left thousands suffering from its debilitating consequences. The cult's leader Shoko Asahara along with 12 of his followers got death sentences and it was thought to have gone to ground. However, after... Read more
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International Business Times
Russian police raid Moscow and St Petersburg premises of doomsday Aum Shinrikyo cult hundreds of members were arrested. Twelve members were sentenced to death after
Russian police raid Moscow and St Petersburg premises of doomsday Aum Shinrikyo cult
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
hundreds of members were arrested. Twelve members were sentenced to death after standing trial, among them their leader Shoko Asahara. Beginning as a spiritual group fusing Buddhist and Hindu beliefs, the group went on to become a doomsday cult... Read more
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BBC News
Japan jails Aum Shinrikyo cult member Makoto Hirata189 Aum cultists have been put on trial over the various attacks carried out by
Japan jails Aum Shinrikyo cult member Makoto Hirata
BBC News / Posted 24 days ago
189 Aum cultists have been put on trial over the various attacks carried out by the cult, and 13 members, including leader Shoko Asahara, have been sentenced to death. The prime minister of Iceland resigns after coming under increasing pressure... Read more
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BBC News
Russia police raids target Japan Aum Shinrikyo cultPetersburg raids, Itar-Tass news agency says. And 44 Russians expelled from Mon
Russia police raids target Japan Aum Shinrikyo cult
BBC News / Posted 24 days ago
Petersburg raids, Itar-Tass news agency says. And 44 Russians expelled from Montenegro are under investigation. Aum leader Shoko Asahara and 12 other cultists got death sentences in Japan. The Russian raids targeted the homes and places of worship... Read more
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DW
Montenegro's deportation of Japanese cult leaves questions hanging |they had been released without questioning. A terrorist organization? Aum Shin
Montenegro's deportation of Japanese cult leaves questions hanging |
DW / Posted a month ago
they had been released without questioning. A terrorist organization? Aum Shinrikyo is a Japanese doomsday cult founded by Shoko Asahara in 1984. It reportedly has about 1,000 members, down from a peak of about 1,500 a decade ago. The group has... Read more
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DW
Montenegro's deportion of Japanese cult leaves questions hanging |they had been released without questioning. A terrorist organization? Aum Shin
Montenegro's deportion of Japanese cult leaves questions hanging |
DW / Posted a month ago
they had been released without questioning. A terrorist organization? Aum Shinrikyo is a Japanese doomsday cult founded by Shoko Asahara in 1984. It reportedly has about 1,000 members, down from a peak of about 1,500 a decade ago. The group has... Read more
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CBS News
The way it was: Today in historyShoko Asahara, the leader of Aum Shinri Kyo, appears in a NHK news program Frid
The way it was: Today in history
CBS News / Posted 1 months ago
Shoko Asahara, the leader of Aum Shinri Kyo, appears in a NHK news program Friday, March 24, 1995, and denied any involvement in the March 20 attack on the Tokyo subway systems with nerve gas. Sarin gas was released in five coordinated attacks on... Read more

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