Outline leadership: shoko asahara aum shinrikyo's ideology aum shinrikyo's scope and structure indoctrination into aum the sarin attack. The aum shinrikyo by marty butz founder: shoko asahara (formerly chizuo matsumoto) founding date: 1987 official publications: the truth of humanity's destruction, the secret prophecy of. By 1994 aum boasted 36 japanese branches with 10,000 members and a raft of international offices some, like the one in midtown manhattan, offer little more than cheap videotapes of the master's lectures to fewer than 100 members. On march 20, 1995, members of the aum shinrikyo cult entered the tokyo subway system and released sarin, a deadly nerve agent the subway attack was the most deadly assault in an ongoing campaign of terror waged by this mysterious cult.
Religion in the news spring 2001, vol 4, no 1: contents, spring 2001 related articles: cult fighting in massachusetts, religion in the news, fall 2000. Media in category aum shinrikyo the following 19 files are in this category, out of 19 total. Former aum shinrikyo cult member katsuya takahashi, who spent 17 years on the run after he was suspected of taking part in the deadly 1995 sarin nerve gas attack on the tokyo subway, has been arrested. Government intelligence officers will interview the aum shinrikyo doomsday cult to decide whether a tough watch over the group will continue after the scheduled surveillance period expires at the end of january.
Au/acsc/040/2000-04 air command and staff college air university aum shinrikyo and weapons of mass destruction a case study by neal a clinehens, major, usaf. Aum shinrikyo, responsible for tokyo subway sarin attack, is an active japanese new-age religious cult-like movement founded in 1987 by shoko asahara in 1987. Aum shinrikyo first hit headlines across the world on march 20 th 1995, when members released the lethal nerve gas sarin into tokyo's subway network. Lethal nerve gas attacks in the city of matsumoto in 1994, and in the tokyo subway system in 1995, led to the deaths of 19 people, as well as to a large number of injuries.
Find and save ideas about aum shinrikyo on pinterest | see more ideas about charles manson now, manson charlie and jim jones image. Aum shinrikyo (now known as aleph) is a new religious movement the group was founded by shoko asahara in 1984 the group gained international notoriety in 1995, when it carried out the sarin gas. In 1995, the japanese cult aum shinrikyo unleashed terror on the tokyo subway system with a highly publicized sarin gas attack however, less is known about the group's development of biological and chemical weapons and about their prior attacks using these weapons the cnas report, aum shinrikyo.
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- Aum shinrikyo, also known as aleph, is a japanese new religious movement which gained international notoriety in 1995, when it carried out a lethal sarin gas attack on the tokyo subway.
- By willy wegner, translated by claus larsen read aum shinrikyo - heavenly terror, part 2 here introduction i can't recall how old i was, but i still have a picture in my head from a subway - which could very well be in tokyo.
- Aum shinrikyo's nuclear and chemical weapons development efforts author biography andrea nehorayoff currently works as a risk analyst at the american bureau of shipping.
- A court has ruled that the tokyo metropolitan government must pay damages, and apologize, to aleph the successor of the aum shinrikyo doomsday cult for suggesting aum was responsible for the attempted murder of japan's national chief of police.
Aum shinrikyo ( japanese ) is a japanese doomsday cult founded by shoko asahara in 1984 it gained international notoriety when it carried out the deadly tokyo subway sarin attack in 1995 and was found to have been responsible for another smaller sarin attack the previous year. Alternative names: aum shinri kyo, aum, aum supreme truth, a i c, comprehensive research institute, a i c sogo kenkyusho. Aum is an eclectic mix of eastern and western traditions aum shinrikyo worships shiva as deity, and is very difficult to understand basically, asahara taught that he was a christ and could take upon himself the sins of the world. Some 400 people took part in a protest rally monday to have aum shinrikyo followers evicted from the cult's headquarters in nishinari ward, osaka. Research resources on aum shinrikyo, the japanese cult that carried out a sarin gas attack on the tokyo subway system. At the height of the morning rush hour in tokyo, japan, five two-man terrorist teams from the aum shinrikyo religious cult, riding on separate subway trains, converge at the kasumigaseki station and secretly release lethal sarin gas into the air.