Aum Shinrikyo: From Cult to Domestic Terrorists | Corporate Casket

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Aum Shinrikyo, the terrorist cult you may not know about has been active in Japan for 30 years. Led by their psychotic leader, Shoko Asahara, the yoga studio turned Doomsday Cult launched a series of vicious attacks against the Tokyo community. Their attacks from the early to mid 90s changed their perception of terrorism forever. How did they rise to prominence, and what can their emergence teach us? Come in and check it out.

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