Katrina was eleven years old and living in poverty in Siberia, Russia when her mother joined the Church of Scientology. The Cult quickly exploited the mother and daughter and recruited them into it’s notorious Sea Org. Katrina and her mother were shipped to Clearwater, Florida. Scientology used Katrina as child labor and she received no formal education.
Valeska Paris joined the Scientology Cadet Org at six years of age. She then joined the Sea Org when she was 14 years old. As a teenager she was sent to Scientology’s ship the Freewinds. In this gripping podcast Valeska discusses the surprise raid on the Freewinds by the French police in 1999 when it was anchored at St. Barts. Valeska then describes the suicide of her stepfather Scientologist Albert Jaquier; the suicide of a member of a Sea Org member on the Freewinds; and the punishments she suffered on the ship. Valeska talks about her relationship to Shelly Miscavige who has not been seen in public for over a decade. Other people discussed include Mike Napier, the Captain of the Freewinds, Guillaume Leserve, Heber Jentzsch, and Tom Cruise and his $400,000 birthday party on the Freewinds.
Albert Jacquier kept a diary as he was dying. After his death his wife, Valeska’s mother, published it online. “The Diary of a Dying Scientologist” is posted here: http://www.xenu.net/archive/photoalbum/jaquier.html
Former Sea Org member Marc Headley describes how he and a Danish film crew were ambushed at Int Base by Scientologists. This story was picked up by the International Business Times after Marc filmed the event with his phone and Tony Ortega published the account of the ambush.
Marc Headley, author of the book Blown For Good: Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology. Available on Amazon.
Marc Headley continues his discussion of Life at INT Base, the pinnacle of Scientology Inc. He describes the actual incident of “Int Base Musical Chairs” the most read thread of all time on Xenu.net capturing the *Scientology* world’s attention. At least 350,000 read the story, counting the cross posts. Marc covers the darker more diabolical aspects of Office of Special Affairs which is emotional blackmail.
OSA actually called Child Protective Services to take away Marc and Claire’s children on trumped up charges. This, folks is the vengeful hideous side of the *Church* of Scientology.