In isolation this is certainly a worthwhile cause.
In the context of it being another scientology front group, raising yet more money to restore human rights, it is horrible.
If you read this it talks about villages in India being “enslaved” through “fabricated debt, intimidation, isolation and denied education.”
Anne, Donna and Vanessa, here’s a clue: you don’t need to look on the other side of the world. Anne, you especially HAVE been to the Gold Base in unincorporated Riverside County (not Hemet).
If you care to LOOK, you will find:
Fabricated debt — your own son incurred a “freeloader debt” when he left the Sea Org (likely waived because he is your son). This can be hundreds of thousands of dollars. Every SO member knows if they leave they will have this huge debt. A fact of life for EVERY SO member. And totally fabricated. The bill is for “slave labor” required to study scientology courses and be sec checked and they are told the bill IS enforceable. That of course is a lie.
Intimidation — physical, verbal and mental intimidation occurs every minute of the day at the Gold Base. That environment has trickled down to ALL SO orgs in the world and even leaked out to Class V orgs. Intimidation is part and parcel of life in a scientology organization.
Isolation — SO members on the Gold Base are among the most isolated people in the US. No TV. No media. No internet. No phones. No letters outside that are not checked by security. No way of leaving the property. No time TO leave the property. This is true to a lesser extent at all SO bases and orgs. But there is no Sea Org member on earth who would not be considered “isolated” by any normal citizen.
Denied education — People under the age of 16 are put on post in SO Orgs and NOT allowed to attend school. Of course, in scientology, higher education is frowned upon as simply filling your head with “wog false data.” The ONLY valuable education to a scientologist is a scientology education.
So, why are you on about human rights abuses, slavery and human trafficking in remote villages in India when your own “church” is engaged in EXACTLY these things right under your noses?
Wake up. Scientology is engaged in human rights abuses. Every single day. Right here. Right now.