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Remember The Cult That Filed An Injunction Against Netflix’s “In The Name Of God: A Holy Betrayal”? Well, The Court Has Made Their Decision


Are we stunned?

Earlier this 12 months, Netflix‘s groundbreaking docuseries In the Name of God: A Holy Betrayal shook audiences worldwide with the blunt and difficult-to-take-in tales of cult victims in Korea. Among the 4 cults proven by the sequence, the cult Aga Dongsan filed an injunction to ban the screening of their episodes.

| Netflix

In the Name of God: A Holy Betrayal launched Kim Ki Soon, the chief of Aga Dongsan. She was well-known for referring to herself as “aga” (which suggests “child” in Korean) and infrequently carrying flamboyant clothes throughout occasions the place she was the focal point. The documentary revealed that she purchased a farm the place she compelled cult members to labor, and she or he made all members vow to be celibate whereas she sexually abused handsome youthful males within the cult—who didn’t communicate up as a result of they thought it was a “blessing” to be “chosen” by the chief.

Kim Ki Soon | MBC

The cult believed that the docuseries unfold false data and requested to ban the episodes or pay ₩10.0 million KRW (about $7,580 USD) in compensation every day if the printed continued.

On May 24, YTN reported the court docket ruling—they rejected it and made the cult pay for the lawsuit.

The Seoul Central District Court’s Civil Agreement Department Section 50 (Chief Judge Park Bum Seok) rejected the injunction filed by Aga Dongsan in opposition to MBC and director Cho Sung Hyun and determined that Aga Dongsan and Kim Ki Soon ought to pay for the lawsuit.

— Judge Park Bum Seok

| MBC 

The court docket defined that the documentary now not violates Aga Dongsan and Kim Ki Soon.

We judged that MBC and director Cho Sung Hyun now not have the rights to In the Name of God: A Holy Betrayal, and even when they’ve the movies, it’s tough to say that there’s a threat of additional human rights violations in opposition to Aga Dongsan and Kim Ki Soon.

— Judge Park Bum Seok

Meanwhile, director Cho Sung Hyun predicted that Aga Dongsan would file an injunction in opposition to them when the docuseries was launched in March as a result of the cult as soon as did the identical to SBS‘s Unanswered Questions once they aired an episode about Aga Dongsan.

In the Name of God: A Holy Betrayal

Content Source: www.koreaboo.com


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