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UN help sought to protect Indian Christians

Published on: 10:27 pm, May 2, 2017 by:.By Santosh Digal
New Delhi: A group of civil society groups has urged the United Nations (UN) to direct the Indian government to protect life, personal security and places of religious worship of Christians in the country.In 18-page report entitled “Universal Periodic Review India: Minorities on the Margins: Freedom of Religion or Belief and the Christian Community in India” was submitted by Christian Collective (A National Solidarity of the Indian Christian Community for Peace and Harmony) to UN last September.

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NDIA’S CRACKDOWN ON FOREIGN RELIEF CAUSES CONCERN, FORCES COMPASSION OUT

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April 27, 2017
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About seven years ago David Platt — then pastor of The Church at Brook Hills, Birmingham — challenged his congregation to do something big. He challenged them to “take India” — to pay for the child survival programs run by Compassion International in India for a whole year, a $525,000 price tag.

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A parochial, selfish, narrow-minded nationalism has caused so much misfortune and misery to the world

An important speech by A.P. Shah, former chairman of the 20th Law Commission of India and former chief justice of the Delhi high court.starts by quoting a remark made by M N Roy in 1942: “A parochial, selfish, narrow-minded nationalism has caused so much misfortune and misery to the world. A mad and exaggerated form of this cult of nationalism is today running rampant….”

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