Beyond belief

The Observer, Saturday 11 December 2004 With the likes of Madonna and Guy Ritchie giving celeb cred to Kabbalah, cults have never been more fashionable, nor more contentious. Nick Johnstone meets US cultbuster Rick Ross who, for a fee of $5,000, offers to deprogramme ‘victims’ and return them to their families This is a story about ...

James Ray’s attorneys seek to exclude witnesses

Arizona Family, January 26, 2011 FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Defense attorneys for a self-help guru facing manslaughter charges are asking a judge to keep two of the state’s witnesses from testifying at trial. James Arthur Ray’s attorneys say the testimony of a man who studies cult behavior and a corporate risk management expert is irrelevant ...