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Author Amy Scobee recounts abuse as Scientology executive

Monday, October 11, 2010 Wikinews interviewed author Amy Scobee about her book Scientology – Abuse at the Top, and asked her about her experiences working as an executive within the organization. Scobee joined the organization at age 14, and worked at Scientology’s international management headquarters for several years before leaving in 2005. She served as […]

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Hundreds of thousands rally in Australia against IR legislation

Tuesday, November 15, 2005 People rallied in 300 locations across Australia today to protest the Federal Government’s proposed changes to industrial relations laws, WorkChoices. According to police, around 150,000 people congregated in Melbourne, from where speeches were broadcast throughout the country. In Sydney, thirty thousand gathered in Belmore Park and Martin Place to watch the […]

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American swimmer Michael Phelps laments “bad judgment” in marijuana controversy

Monday, February 2, 2009 U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has apologized to fans following tabloid pictures of him smoking a marijuana pipe. The 23-year-old multiple gold medalist was pictured yesterday in the British Sunday newspaper The News of the World apparently using a “bong” at a University of South Carolina party he attended whilst visiting […]

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‘Virtual Iraq’ created to help traumatised veterans

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 The University of Southern California developed a simulation system that provides real effects of battlefield. The simulation is called Virtual Iraq and it is now being put in practice by the University of Reading. Virtual Iraq represents a fully-immersive system created as part of a therapy that aims to help soldiers […]

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