Ian Haworth

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Ian Haworth is a co-founder of COMA (Council on Mind Abuse) in Toronto, Canada.[1]

In 1987 he returned to Britain, and founded the Cult Information Centre, an anti-cult organization where he is currently General Secretary. He gives a veriety of talks, media interviews, and information to callers about the dangers of "mind control" techniques used by a veriety of religious and non-religious groups.[2]

Howarth was interviewed as a "cult-expert" by the UK home secretary Michael Howard when Sun Myung Moon was banned from Britain in 1995.[3]

Haworth was made bankrupt after he was pursued by a Canadian organisation in the mid-1990s. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "What should be done about cults?". Retrieved 2007-03-20. 
  2. ^ Schäfer, D. 2011. Religiöse Intoleranz und Diskriminierung in ausgewählten Ländern Europas: Religious intolerance and discrimination in selected European countries: Lit. http://books.google.com.au/books?id=7ITQ4zjeXokC.
  3. ^ Lewis, J.R. and J.A. Petersen. 2014. Controversial New Religions: Oxford University Press. http://books.google.com.au/books?id=fw0bBAAAQBAJ.
  4. ^ Doward, Jamie. "Cults watchdog faces danger of being shut down". the Guardian. Retrieved 2014-09-19. "Haworth was made bankrupt after he was pursued by a Canadian organisation in the mid-1990s. He has also been threatened verbally and via putative lawsuits from several cults. His organisation's address is kept secret for fear of being targeted by cult supporters."