Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments cult of Uganda
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- Fire Kills Members Of Cult In
- By Karl Vick, The Washington Post, 19 March
2000. An early news report of the event. Other events
associated with the cults and concern the government
has failed to deal with this threat to society.
- Silent Apocalypse of a Ugandan
- By Karl Vick, The Washington Post, 20 March
2000. The cult and its neighbors.
- Death toll rises in Uganda suicide cult
- AA News, 21 March 2000. Provides the context
of the spread of cults throughout East Africa. The
reponse of the Ugandan government.
- The preacher and the prostitute
- BBC News Online, 29 March 2000. Mystery surrounds the
whereabouts of Joseph Kibweteere, the cult leader thought
to be behind one of the worst massacres in recent history.
Kibweteere, a Catholic church employee, a prostitute with
visions, and a priest, found a cult that has led to the
death of hundreds.
- Quiet cult's doomsday deaths
- BBC News Online, 29 March 2000. The Catholic cult,
Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of
God, led a relatively uneventful existence until the
holocaust that consumed hundreds of its members.
- Ugandan Horror Grows
- By Karl Vick, The Washington Post, 29 March
2000. Three days after the March 17 inferno in the main
compound of the Movement for the Restoration of the Ten
Commandments of God at Kanungu, authorities found six
more bodies in a nearby pit latrine. Then 153 corpses
were unearthed at a second cult compound a few miles
away, near Rukungiri. And this afternoon, while workers
were counting 74 more bodies discovered on a hilltop here
that the cult used as yet another campus.
- Why The Cult Murders Went
- By Katy Salmon, IPS, 7 April 2000. How people were
indifferent to or ignorant of this social malaise. Signs
of impending disastor.