Aum suspect still brainwashed: psychologist

National Dec 7, 2014

Aum suspect still brainwashed: psychologist

Former Aum Shinrikyo member Katsuya Takahashi, who is awaiting trial, continues to behave as if brainwashed and apparently still adheres to the cult's teachings, a social psychologist has told reporters. "He is still influenced by the doctrine and looked like a believer," said Rissho University ...

Aum splinter group raided over unregistered travel agency

National Aug 6, 2014

Aum splinter group raided over unregistered travel agency

Police on Wednesday searched eight offices and facilities related to the Aum Shinrikyo cult's splinter group for allegedly running a travel agency without proper registration. Investigative sources said the group, called Hikari no Wa (The Circle of Rainbow Light), is suspected of planning and running ...