Germany is focus of Scientology dispute

February 1997
Christian Century;02/05/97, Vol. 114 Issue 5, p123
Reports on the open letter released by the entertainment industry figures from the United States to German Chancellor Helmut Kohl accusing Germany of persecuting Scientologists. Urgings to Kohl to halt his government's attacks against the Church of Scientology and its members; Investigation of alleged discrimination against the sect.


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