On November 24 Pakistan’s provincial Assembly Sindh passed a law criminalising forced conversion. The bill recommends a five year punishment for perpetrators, whereas facilitators of forceful religious conversions will be handed a three year sentence.
Published on: 4:15 pm, December 12, 2014 Story By: mattersindia.com
Aligarh: Dharam Jagran Samiti, an RSS offshoot, has distributed pamphlets in Aligarh seeking donations for converting Christians and Muslims to Hinduism.
The pamphlet says it costs 200,000 rupees to convert a Christian and 500,000 rupes to convert a Muslim. It has set December 25 as the date for a major conversion ceremony and put down an annual target of 200,000 conversions.
PESHAWAR: The federal Ministry for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony has directed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Auqaf and religious affairs department to take legal steps for the prevention of forced conversions of religion under the guise of marriages.
by Nirmala Carvalho
Fr. Cedric Prakash denounced by the anti-conversion law of the State. For him allegations are "unfounded, misleading and malicious: they are all children of Catholic families." New anti-Christian attacks by Hindu ultra-nationalists in Madhya Pradesh: three arrests in Chindwara and thousands of people in prayer attacked in Barwani.
Mumbai (AsiaNews) - For Sajan George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), "the rhetoric of Hindutva is now spreading like a virus. This constant propaganda pushing the ultranationalist Hindu defenders against forced conversion of the missionaries, and every day the Christian community is more vulnerable. extremists enjoy political protection, which gives them full license to carry out their attacks with the knowledge that the victims, not aggressors, will be arrested. As was the case recently in Madhya Pradesh. "