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ASSAULTED: Melbourne Scientologist attacks protester

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by Free to shine, Apr 11, 2010.

  1. anonkatie

    anonkatie Patron with Honors

    Actually more than that.

    Last week we had an NY male anon punched in the face by a female staffer. We are considering legal options and will let people know any further when we feel we are able to.
  2. Telepathetic

    Telepathetic Gold Meritorious Patron

    Great job Gridlock, I glad you're OK!:thumbsup::thumbsup:

  3. gridlock

    gridlock Patron

    Yeah it seems in the past few months they've gotten very aggressive towards protesters. Makes you wonder... I'm hoping that they don't get any more aggressive and don't seriously injure protesters. :/

    Thank you :)
  4. gridlock

    gridlock Patron

    For anyone who lives in Melbourne, or just around Victoria and wishes to attend a protest to show the church that you will not stand for abuses like this to happen to not only their own members but to peaceful protesters, please come to our next rally.

    Info here:
  5. FinallyFree

    FinallyFree Gold Meritorious Patron

    omg. Firstly: thank you for protesting and "taking one for the team". Outrageous. I am sorry this happened to you.

    Thank you for letting us know what the scilons still in are being fed. It helps us Ex's counter-act their lies. This: "Scientologists there began to accuse us of being "paid" to protest, that we're harassing them by protesting "their religion" (saying its illegal to protest a religion) and us of being cowards (for wearing masks) [even though I don't wear a mask]" is from the church to definitely keep them controlled.

    I have had the same warnings about other "attacks" when I was still in.
  6. FoTi

    FoTi Crusader

    Gridlock, did anyone get a video of you being shoved in front of an oncoming car?
  7. gridlock

    gridlock Patron

    FinallyFree: Not that I had much of a choice in taking one for the team, but hey :p thanks.
    These kinds of attacks just can't go on, and this has motivated me into protesting even more.

    Yeah, they definitely are being fed lies about Anonymous. I mentioned this and referenced how they released the "Anonymous: Hate Crimes" dvd and they simply had nothing to say. They were speechless.

    FoTi: Sadly no, we haven't had people with actual video cameras for over a year, and the person who usually has a small digital video camera had left the protest an hour earlier :/ but still, many people saw it happen, (Mr H, the anon who I was standing with, and a few witnesses who were already trying to stop the attacker).
  8. FinallyFree

    FinallyFree Gold Meritorious Patron

    It's unreal. It is. I never saw how crazy I looked until I got out. Stories like these remind me of what I was like ‘before’. So again, I am really sorry.

    You are planting seeds. The fact that you were nice and personable while you spoke to them combined with the fact that you said things they had no response to: you are planting seeds, trust me.

    It takes a lot of effort to get scientologists to open their eyes. it really does. Sometimes it really is a matter of planting the *right* seed for that person and you never know what that will be.

    I had started thinking about acting on some of my thoughts when I first heard of the very first Anonymous video (about 6 months after it was out and the protests had already started) - it was that video that got me to start really looking.

    Keep up the good work. You are helping people that may not even be in the same city as you. Trust me.
  9. byte301

    byte301 Crusader

    I hope some of you can go to these protests and support gridlock and the other anons.

    I'd be there if I could.:p
  10. Wisened One

    Wisened One Crusader

    :omg: :melodramatic: So glad you are ok, gridlock! :omg: I guess the pressure is more intense than ever behind those closed doors, huh?

    And of course scn's are being fed fish stories and lies about what exactly you Anons are really protesting! (Human-rights abuses).
  11. gridlock

    gridlock Patron

    Definitely, and with all the assaults which have happened in the past few months outraging the public, and the mass support for the senate inquiry into Church in Australia by not only the public but political parties like The Greens, the pressure is going to build even more.

    byte301: thank you :) I hope that more people come down to this protest, to show support and their outrage. Without the bravery of ex scientologists speaking out, our fight would be much harder.
  12. silentwatcher

    silentwatcher New Member

    Orgs have held "media briefings" for the Public. They are being told that it is only 3 people behind the Xenophon Inquiry. In other words there is only 3 people causing all the trouble
  13. anonkatie

    anonkatie Patron with Honors

    ^^^hahaha, is that supposed to be all over the world?
  14. Feral

    Feral Rogue male

    That's great to know.

    Did they say which three?
  15. Cherished

    Cherished Silver Meritorious Patron

    Hi silentwatcher. Did they name these 3 powerful people? Any tips on who spoke at these briefings? Is Elaine Seigel still in Oz?
  16. byte301

    byte301 Crusader

    Let's try and guess. :p

    One is an evil communist, nazi psychiatrist, the other one is a banker who works part time as an evil communist, nazi psychiatrist, and the last one is a disgruntled former member of the cult who has lots of crimes against scientology, had an affair during his 30 year stint in the SO, stole some money from the org, and was a big downstat anyway.
  17. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    I've heard that they've got a positive ID on these 3 people. And these 3 people are the ones causing ALL of their problems on the planet. Here are their pictures:



    The person holding the sign below is the 3'rd person. (or if not, then the protester to the left of him) :confused2:
  18. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    Glad your ok Gridlock after your encounter with this violent cult. Thanks for posting your story. If I could I'd donate high quality video cameras to anon's all over the planet that might be in need of them. All of their violence should be put together in a documentary so all know their true nature.
    Their leader, DM, is extremely violent, and appearently he is not the only one.
  19. silentwatcher

    silentwatcher New Member

    no names and dont know who did the briefings but it was normal pr bs on its only a few that fight scn and they have crimes, thats all the info I got. never heard of elaine seigel give me some details and I will see if I can find out anything
  20. Kookaburra

    Kookaburra Gold Meritorious Patron

    Gridlock, I have an old video camera that takes little film cassettes. If you would like it you can have it. I no longer have a use for it, but it may come in useful in documenting crimes at demonstrations. PM me if you are interested.