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Human Rights / State Department Report / Germany and Scientologists #169537

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 30, 1997
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(Seattle: Peter Jennings) The annual human rights report from the State Department reported; details given of the singling out of China, Cuba and Germany for abuses.

(Bonn: Richard Gizbert) The reaction in Germany to United States concerns about its treatment of the Church of Scientology featured; details given of the restrictions on Scientologists by the German government, which considers it a dangerous cult. [In Bonn, GERMAN; government spokesman Peter HAUSMAN (thru translator) - comment on the Scientology issue.]

(Seattle: Peter Jennings) Facts about the church of Scientology, which was founded in the 1950s by writer L. Ron Hubbard, reviewed; details given of its "audit" process.

Gizbert, Richard;
Jennings, Peter

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