Steve Hassan spoke October 13th 2012 about his new book, Freedom of Mind and how families might help loved ones involved in Apocalyptic cults.
Below is information about FECRIS.org
FECRIS (European Federation of Centres of Research and Information on Sectarianism) was founded on 30 June 1994 in Paris following the Congress on Sectarianism in Barcelona in 1993. It is a non-commercial association under French law. It declare itself politically, philosophically and religiously neutral as stated in article 2 of its statutes.
Its objectives are:
Rally representative European associations concerned with contemporary organisations with sectarian and totalitarian characteristics, whether legally constituted or not, whose practices violate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, the International Convention on the Rights of the Child, European and national laws.
Represent the member associations in their contacts with the European institutions in the framework of their defence of families, individuals and democratic societies against the activities of harmful sectarian organisations.
Alert public authorities and international institutions in the event of punishable activities.
Participate in the creation of a European legal area with regard to sectarian issues.
Create an international information network.
Research and study the legal field of sectarian deviations.