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Alain Vivien

Alain Vivien
In office
Constituency Combs-la-Ville
Secretary of State
In office
Constituency France
Chairman, MILS
In office
Personal details
Born (1938-08-20) August 20, 1938
Melun, France
Political party French Socialist Party
Residence France

Alain Vivien (born August 20, 1938, in Sectes" (cults).


  • Early career 1
  • Awards 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Early career

He was mayor of Combs-la-Ville in 1977-1983 and 1989-1992. In 1983 he was elected to the French National Assembly for Seine-et-Marne as a PS candidate. The author of a report on cults requested by Prime Minister Pierre Mauroy in 1982, he was Secretary of State under Édith Cresson in 1991-1992[4] From 1997 to 1998 he was president of the Centre contre les manipulations mentales[5]


See also


  1. ^ Hart, K., M. Blanchot and Z. Paul. 2010. Political Writings, 1953–1993: Fordham University Press. [1].
  2. ^ Côté, P., E. Barker and Université Laval. Groupe de recherches en sciences de la religion. 2001. Chercheurs de Dieux Dans L'espace Public: Groupe Beauchemin. [2].
  3. ^ Tromso, N.J.R.L.A.P.R.U. 2009. Scientology: Oxford University Press, USA. [3].
  4. ^ Palmer, S. 2011. The New Heretics of France: Minority Religions, la Republique, and the Government-Sponsored War on Sects: Oxford University Press, USA. [4].
  5. ^ Palmer, Susan (2011-09-23). War on SectsThe New Heretics of France: Minority Religions, la Republique, and the Government-Sponsored. Oxford UP. p. 17.  
  • ^ (French) Pourquoi la bataille anti-sectes a échoué ? ("Why did the fight against cults fail?") by Thomas Lardeur, VSD, August 22 to 28, 2002
  • ^ CESNUR, Anonymous, Innocents Abroad: French Anti-Cultists, Mission Support China’s Anti-Cult Campaign [5] (Retrieved October, 2005)
  • ^ Le Parisien, June 19, 2002.
  • ^ (French) Sectes : Alain Vivien placé sous protection policière L'Humanité, January 14, 1999 [6].
  • ^ Council of Europe, Report regarding FECRIS by Dick Marty: Doc 10470 of 7 March 2005
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