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The Telegraph India
The index may have recorded a decline in press freedoms all over the world, but the relative suffering of journalists in other countries does not make the plight of the Indian media any easier. It is bad enough that journalists under totalitarian regimes either have to self-censor or risk persecution and death ...
Kerala, three Christian places of worship attackedNirmala Carvalho
Yesterday, the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ cemetery in Ukkinadka was vandalized. On 10 April a pastoral center was attacked, where 150 students were in retreat. On Holy Saturday, an Orthodox priest was insulted and a church damaged. Sajan K George: "A surge in hostile acts against Christians".
Vandals have destroyed two Marian statues and set fire to the sacristy and storeroom of a parish in Rourkela Diocese of India's Odisha state.
Sundergarh district administration has deployed armed police in the area because of the religious sensitivity of the two separate incidents on April 1, said police inspector Bijay Kumar Singh.
The eastern state witnessed anti-Christian violence a decade ago that claimed more than 100 lives. Christians fear attacks over Christmas but Easter seasons have been peaceful.