The fight against minority religious groups in several Western societies is one of the most difficult social phenomena to be analyzed. Many political analysts and sociologists have attempted to explain it but it seems confusing.
This is why scholars and jurists, in this publication, have worked on giving insight into this phenomenon.
Numerous anti-sect groups have sprung up and have enjoyed the support of public powers or of traditional religions (the hypermarkets of religion on what they see as the “market of salvation”). The latest example is FECRIS which revisits the fight against heretics at the European level.