Singer Joseph Coward was brought up as part of a church in Essex, known then as New Frontiers International. His experience was one of homophobia, control tactics and a system that bore "all the calling cards of a cult".
What Happens When You Accidentally Join a Cult on Schoolies
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Two parents and other church goers were arrested for killing their teenage son. Sociologist Dr. Bernadette Barton explains how cult practices produce violence.
In 1987, police raided properties owned by the 'The Family' to confirm they'd beaten, starved and drugged 14 children raised in isolation.
A weird cult thinks that drinking bleach will cure pretty much anything.
The Nuwaubians' leader was sentenced to life in prison more than a decade ago, but the Brooklyn cult perseveres.
The Town Run by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Is a Sad, Strange Place
I toured Short Creek with a young couple who managed to escape the town's totalitarian ideology.
William Tapley, self-proclaimed "Third Eagle of the Apocalypse" and "Co-Prophet of the End Times", thinks the guy who played the Penguin is going to bring about the Apocalypse.
Masoud Banisadr was a member of the Iranian MEK, before settling in the UK in 1996.
I spoke to Jamie DeWolf about Scientology, his art and the joy of Shakespearian dick jokes.
The Raëlians are taking on genital mutilation in the developing world.