AP: Australian blames Scientology for brother's death digg: Irish-Australian blames Scientology for brother's death The Associated Press: Australian blames Scientology for brother's death more at link Scientology's hiding of McBride's files is what caused the current Senate situation: 1: Scientology tries to sabotage the McBride inquest by sending his files out of the country. Those files are now in the USA or have been destroyed and replaced with fake documents in the USA. 2: Scientology justified its withholding of those documents with "priest-pertinent privilege" as if they were a religion. 3: This is reported in the Australian media. 4: Carmel at ESMB calls an Australian newspaper to point out that the personal information of Scientology members is only claimed to be confidential when it benefits the cult, and that the cult routinely uses it to extort and attack people. 5: The journalist doesn't believe Carmel without documentation, so Carmel starts contacting ex-Scientologists and gathering documentation from US media and the cult's own publication to prove her claims. 6: ???? 7: Nick Xenophon decides to act on the information collected.