- Paperback: 46 pages
- Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series (30 August 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1155904362
- ISBN-13: 978-1155904368
- Product Dimensions: 18.9 x 0.3 x 24.6 cm
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Rajneesh Movement: Wasco County, Oregon, the Dalles, Oregon, Antelope, Oregon, Osho, 1985 Rajneeshee Assassination Plot Paperback – Import, 30 Aug 2011
Chapters: Wasco County, Oregon, the Dalles, Oregon, Antelope, Oregon, Osho, 1985 Rajneeshee Assassination Plot, 1984 Rajneeshee Bioterror Attack, Rajneesh Movement, Ma Anand Sheela, Rajneeshpuram, My Life in Orange, Peter Sloterdijk, Breaking the Spell: My Life as a Rajneeshee and the Long Journey Back to Freedom, Byron V. Rajneesh Foundation International, Prince Welf Ernst of Hanover, Vinod Khanna, Princess Saskia of Hanover, Turiya Hanover. Excerpt: 1984 Rajneeshee bioterror attack The 1984 Rajneeshee bioterror attack was the food poisoning of more than 750 individuals in The Dalles , Oregon , United States through the deliberate contamination of salad bars at ten local restaurants with salmonella . A leading group of followers of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (now known as Osho) had hoped to incapacitate the voting population of the city so that their own candidates would win the 1984 Wasco County elections. The incident was the first bioterrorism attack in the United States, and the single largest bioterrorist attack in United States history. The attack is one of only two confirmed terrorist uses of biological weapons to harm humans. Having previously gained political control of Antelope , Oregon , Rajneesh's followers based in nearby Rajneeshpuram sought election to two of the three seats on the Wasco County Circuit Court which were up for election in November 1984. Fearing they would not gain enough votes, Rajneeshpuram officials decided to incapacitate voters in The Dalles, the largest population center in Wasco County. The chosen biological agent was Salmonella enterica Typhimurium, which was first delivered through glasses of water to two county commissioners, and then delivered on a larger scale at salad bars and in salad dressing. Seven hundred and fifty-one people contracted salmon...
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