Category Archives: Rights & Wrongs

13 Jun
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Hindus force Christians to flee Indian village

Police in the eastern Indian state of Odisha has filled a first information report after Hindus attacked Christian families for their faith and excommunicated them from their village. A radical group destroyed the houses of Christians in Sikapai village of ...

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03 Jun
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Christian persecution peaks amid impunity in pandemic-era India

Religious freedom suffers in the push for a majoritarian or Hindu nation framework in India with laws targeting minorities. The absolute sense of impunity generated in the administrative apparatus of India by the pandemic lockdowns, and the consequent absence of ...

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02 Jun
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Indian police arrest Muslims in religious conversion case

Archbishop D’Souza suspects the case in Uttar Pradesh is a government attempt to ‘hide its failure’ Police in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh claims to have busted a nationwide mass religious conversion racket after arresting two Muslim men ...

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08 Jun
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Indian state’s new law aims to end Christians’ educational rights

Christians fear the law will eventually bring all church schools under government management Christian and other religious minorities in western India’s Gujarat state are upset about a new state law that they say curtails their right to manage their educational ...

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19 May
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Christians struggle to check pandemic’s spread in northeast India

Illiteracy, poverty and lack of electricity are among challenges in fighting Covid-19 among tribal people Catholic dioceses in India’s northeastern states have joined other Christian groups to contain the spread of Covid-19 among vulnerable indigenous people, especially those working in ...

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04 Jan
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British report scolds India govt over religion-based violence

Modi govt is not proactively tackling spiralling religiously motivated violence, report says. A British parliamentary report has criticized the Indian government for failing to protect religious minorities from violent Hindu hardliners. A report by the British All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom ...

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