Church of Scientology wins ECHR spat against Russia

MOSCOW, October 2 (RAPSI) - European Court for Human Rights has ruled in favor of unregistered Church of Scientology, over the refusal of St. Petersburg authorities to officially recognize it as a legal entity, says the court ruling made public on Thursday.The ECHR upon reviewing the application, ruled in favor of Scientologists, awarding them 7,500 EUR as moral damages compensation.>> … [Read more...]

The Right to Play?

Yes.  According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. … [Read more...]

Right to Seek a Safe Place to Live

On World Refugee Day, this video on Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 14--the right to seek a place to live.Human rights education, to create a more human and better world.  … [Read more...]

World Day for Cultural Diversity

Mary 21 is World Day for Cultural Diversity.In 2001, UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversityand in December 2002, the UN General Assembly, in its resolution57/249, declared May 21 to be the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.In honor of this day, Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO wrote:"Our cultural diversity is a stimulator of creativity. Investing in this creativity can transform societies. It is our responsibility to develop … [Read more...]

Scientology Community Activities

Possessed of technology, techniques and practical solutions and a desire to help, Scientologists around the world are involved in programs to improve society.Among the  humanitarian and community outreach programs Churches of Scientology sponsor are a global network of literacy and learning centers; worldwide drug education, prevention and rehabilitation; equally far-ranging human rights initiatives; and the Scientology Volunteer Minister program  to help when help is needed fast, as in t … [Read more...]

In Honor of Cinco de Mayo

To me, Cinco de Mayo has always represented the right to live free.  So I thought I'd post a video that expresses that concept far better than I could blog about it. … [Read more...]

Scientologists Mobilize in Support of Un International Day Against Racial Discrimination

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In cities around the world today, Scientologists organize or participate in round tables, petition drives, seminars and marches in support of the United Nations International Day against Racial Discrimination. The UN General Assembly selected March 21 to commemorate the day in 1960 in Sharpeville, South Africa, when police opened fire on thousands peacefully demonstrating against apartheid, killing 69.The first article of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights affirms: … [Read more...]

Why I am Proud to Support the International Association of Scientologists

“WHAT IS THE IAS?”  There’s a question I get asked quite often when I’m wearing my shirts that state I’m a member of the International Association of Scientologists, one I’m bound to get asked all the more often now that my family are all Patrons of the Association.“What’s that?”One fellow that I did web engineering with saw me wearing a shirt with a torch on it that said, “Crusader” and said, “Crusader – I think I’ve heard of those guys.”  – thinking it was a vend … [Read more...]


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