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Looking back on the deadliest cult disasters

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914 dead, Guyana jungle apocalypse In one of the most dramatic mass murder-suicides of modern history, 914 adults and children from a US cult died in the jungle of the small South American country of Guyana on November 18, 1978.…[Continue Reading...]

World’s most chilling cults

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What you need to know: Another of the world's worst cult-related massacres took place in southwestern Uganda's Kanungu district in 2000 where some 700 members from the Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God burned to death.…[Continue Reading...]

Showtime’s ‘Waco’ Sequel Series Is Not Just Uneven, It’s Unethical: TV Review

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Thirty years after the deadly standoff between federal law enforcement and the Branch Davidian sect in Waco, Texas, even the most fundamental facts of the tragedy remain contested. Both sides insist the other initiated the initial volley of gunfire that…[Continue Reading...]

Netflix fans disturbed by ‘delusional’ cult leader in ‘wild’ Waco massacre documentary

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Netflix viewers have been gripped by the three-part documentary series telling the horrific story in which 86 people died after a 51-day standoff in Waco in 1993. Fans of true crime were shocked by jaw-dropping scenes from America's largest gun…[Continue Reading...]

Cult leader in haunting new Netflix doc told men to be celibate while bonking their wives

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The Branch Davidians were a religious cult based in Texas and its notorious leader David Koresh convinced his followers that the apocalypse was looming and that following his orders would lead them to eternal life A notorious cult leader who…[Continue Reading...]

Netflix docuseries Waco: American Apocalypse centres on one of America’s ghastliest cult tragedies

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It's thirty years since America, and indeed the world, was rocked by one of the nation's ghastliest modern tragedies. Eighty-six people lay dead at the end of a 51-day siege in Waco, Texas, as law enforcement sought to take down…[Continue Reading...]

The making of the paedophile prophet: How, 30 years ago, a Bible-obsessed loner transformed himself into an all-powerful cult leader, taking child brides, stealing his followers’ wives – and triggering the Waco massacre

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At 9.48am on a misty February morning, a lawyer raced to his office and rang the emergency services. 'There are 75 men around our building shooting at us!' Wayne Martin shrieked. Gunfire was clearly audible in the background. The number…[Continue Reading...]

‘Waco: American Apocalypse’: Netflix Announces its Next True Crime Docuseries

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Long known for their binge-able deep dives into some of the most prolific true crime stories in history, Netflix has announced the topic of their next docuseries. Waco: American Apocalypse will hit the streamer in three parts on March 22,…[Continue Reading...]

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