Kandhamal

Spiritual retreat for clergymen hurt during Orissa persecution

http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Spiritual-retreat-for-clergymen-hurt-duri...
by Nirmala Carvalho
Organised by Mgr John Barwa, archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneshwar, the meeting will be held from 10 to 12 December. It will bring together clergymen hurt during anti-Christian pogroms in Kandhamal (2008). Fr Errol Fernandes, a Jesuit priest will run the retreat, speaks about it. Besides the pain and suffering, Christ "must remain the inspiration" to face every challenge.

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Supreme Court: Fresh investigations into anti-Christian violence in Kandhamal

Nirmala Carvalho

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Supreme Court: Fresh investigations into anti-Christian violence in Kandhamal
by Nirmala Carvalho
The highest court in India demands Orissa account for the numerous acquittals related to the pogroms of 2008. Of 185 trials, only 64 convictions and all for minor offenses. No sentence for murder, rape, looting, arson. A report compiled by an NGO led the Supreme Court to action.

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Another TI parade held in Kandhamal nun rape case

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STAFF WRITER 16:43 HRS IST
Cuttack, Sep 19 (PTI) A test identification (TI) parade was conducted at the Choudwar jail here in connection with the nun rape case during Kandhamal riot in 2008.

Two persons arrested recently by Crime Branch police were lined up along with 20 'dummies' in the jail premises in two rows yesterday?and?the nun?was asked to?identify?the accused.

The dummies were inmates of Choudwar jail having almost similar status?and?physique as that of the accused.

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