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Jul 14, 2014, 10:00 ET
Facebook ban on Stella Desgagne's account. (PRNewsFoto/Raelian Movement)

Facebook blocks Raelian's account for posting photo featuring facial swastika; Raelian protest demands change in 'Facebook policy of religious discrimination'

In a statement released today by the International Raelian Movement (IRM), Stella Desgagne, IRM national guide for Ecuador, said she was surprised...

Jul 10, 2014, 10:00 ET

Raelians to fly swastika banners over major U.S. beaches on Saturday

 On Saturday, July 12, the International Raelian Movement will repeat the culminating event of its annual swastika rehabilitation effort by...

Jul 03, 2014, 12:55 ET

Raelians to hold worldwide 'Swastika Rehabilitation Week' July 5-12

From July 5 to July 12, the International Raelian Movement (IRM) will hold worldwide events celebrating the swastika's ancient meaning of well...

May 15, 2014, 10:00 ET

Rael to Pope Francis: "No need to baptize aliens, they're the gods of the Bible."

 Upon hearing that Pope Francis said he would welcome aliens at the Vatican and even baptize them, the spiritual leader of the International...

Apr 25, 2014, 10:00 ET

Rael issues statement of support for plaintiffs protesting the phrase "under God" in the U.S. Pledge of Allegiance

 The International Raelian Movement and its spiritual leader, Maitreya Rael, today issued a statement of support for a family that is suing New...

Apr 17, 2014, 14:04 ET

U.S. Raelian Movement says Cliven Bundy owes grazing fees to Native Americans, not the federal government

 A parcel of land in Bunkerville, Nevada, about an hour's drive east of Las Vegas, is currently the scene of heated controversy, with the U.S....

Mar 20, 2014, 10:00 ET

Rael offers to help Giordano Bruno's descendants obtain compensation from the Vatican

"The world should never forget that it was the Catholic Church who burned Giordano Bruno alive for stating more than 400 years ago that it's...

Jan 08, 2014, 10:00 ET

Raelian Chinese artist banned from public shows in China; International Raelian Movement to stage worldwide protests

 In an official statement released this morning by the International Raelian Movement (IRM), Maitreya Rael, its spiritual leader, has asked the...

Oct 16, 2013, 15:07 ET

Rael supports China's call for a de-Americanized world

 After China's official news agency called for a "de-Americanized world," and referred to the United States as "a hypocritical nation with a...

Oct 09, 2013, 10:00 ET

Rael supports European Council resolution on circumcision

 PR Newswire Editor's note: The content of this statement may disturb some readers. Rael, spiritual leader of the International Raelian...

Jul 20, 2013, 08:00 ET

Raelians protest German court ruling making Christians, Japanese and others unwelcome in Germany!

Events for the 4th annual World Swastika Rehabilitation Day, initiated by the International Raelian Movement (IRM), are being held today in cities...

Jul 17, 2013, 10:00 ET
Raelians seek worldwide recognition of the 4th 'Swastika Rehabilitation Day'.  (PRNewsFoto/Raelian Movement)

Raelians seek worldwide recognition of the 4th 'Swastika Rehabilitation Day'

Recently, on the American TV quiz show "Jeopardy," a visual clue popped up under the category "Asian religions." Visible to the home viewing...

Mar 17, 2013, 14:11 ET

Demanding release of one of their spiritual leaders, Raelians worldwide will protest tomorrow in front of Gabon's embassies

 Raelians will stage worldwide protests tomorrow in front of Gabon's embassies to demand the immediate release of one of their leaders, who was...

Dec 29, 2012, 10:00 ET

Reaffirming the swastika as an ancient symbol of good will, Raelians support Hindu child persecuted for drawing it in a New Jersey elementary school

After an 8-year-old child of Hindu heritage who drew a swastika as part of a third grade holiday assignment in an Old Bridge Township elementary...

Nov 30, 2012, 12:06 ET

Raelians file complaint against Swiss government at U.N., alleging Vatican conspiracy to destroy the Raelian religion for exposing Vatican crimes

According to a statement released today, the International Raelian Movement ( has filed a detailed complaint against Switzerland with...

Aug 06, 2012, 08:30 ET

Rael: 'I ask peace lovers worldwide to help destroy nuclear weapons and I ask Truman's descendants to apologize for the worst crime ever committed against humanity!'

 Rael, spiritual leader of the International Raelian Movement, was asked in a recent interview to comment about the Raelian New Year...

Jul 06, 2012, 10:00 ET

RAEL: 'The Higgs Boson particle is but one of an infinite number of ever smaller particles.'

 While the scientific community stirs with the announcement of discovering the so-called Higgs Boson particle with 99 percent certainty, Rael,...

Jul 02, 2012, 10:00 ET

Rael commends German court ruling that circumcision constitutes 'bodily harm'

Rael, spiritual leader of the Raelian Movement, today commended a German court's recent ruling that the circumcision of young boys for religious...

Jun 25, 2012, 10:58 ET

3rd Swastika Rehabilitation Day celebrates symbol's original meaning, says Raelian Movement

 Displays of swastikas at various locations in the western world on June 23, World Swastika Rehabilitation Day, triggered a mixed bag of...

Jun 22, 2012, 10:00 ET

Raelians banned from displaying ancient swastikas in Germany on 'World Swastika Rehabilitation Day'

 For the 3rd annual World Swastika Rehabilitation Day, Raelians, together with representatives from the Buddhist and Hindu religions, are...

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