Christian Persecution

Church services interrupted, arrested pastors, allegations of forced conversions: Easter plight of Christians in India-Parliamentarian question safety of women in India

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Santosh Digal and Nirmala Carvalho
Bishops, activists and ordinary people complain about incidents of violence and intimidation across the country. Despite constitutional guarantees, the Christian minority is being persecuted. The threat on Palm Sunday: "If you want to pray, you must have official permission."
Govt busy protecting cows, not women: Jaya Bachchan in Parliament

Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.(ANI Twitter)
The government is busy protecting cows not women, said Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

Bachchan’s remark came after protests by Trinamool Congress MPs who raised the issue of a BJP youth leader announcing a Rs 11 lakh reward for anyone who beheads West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.

“Must take steps for protection of women aggressively. You are protecting cows but atrocities being committed on women,” said Bachchan.
Instances of vigilantism have grown with so-called gau rakshaks accused of violence and even murder.

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Christian persecution seen in more locations across the globe, new report shows

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Islamic State militants lead what are said to be Ethiopian Christians along a beach in Wilayat Barqa, in this still image from an undated video made available on a social media website .

Britain's Prince Charles warns of return to 'dark days of 1930s'

December 22, 2016
Charles said his comments applied not just to Christians fleeing parts of the Middle East but also to other persecuted faiths in the world including Yazidis, Jews, Ahmadis and Baha'i people.London - Britain's Prince Charles warned against intolerance towards refugees fleeing religious persecution on Thursday, saying the rising tide of populism was reminiscent of the "dark days" of the 1930s.In the run-up to Christmas he pointed to the idea that Jesus' family had sought refuge from persecution,

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