#India's religious freedom

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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Violence and abuse of Christians in view of Christmas

http://www.fides.org/en/news/61375 ASIA_INDIA_Violence_and_abuse_of_Christians_in_view_of_Christmas#.WFPELrZ95Bw

ASIA/INDIA - Violence and abuse of Christians in view of Christmas
Thursday, 15 December 2016 persecutions religious minorities religious freedom christianity violence justice hinduism religious fundamentalism

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Eight reasonsns why India cannot speak freely. Guha

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Eight reasons why India cannot speak freely
TNN | Sep
Ramchandra Guha
In a new book, Ramachandra Guha finds out what's eating away at the moral and institutional foundations of Indian democracy
Some years ago, I characterized our country as a '50-50 democracy'. India is largely democratic in some respects such as free and fair elections and the free movement of people, but only partly democratic in other respects. One area in which the democratic deficit is substantial relates to freedom of expression.

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ASIA/INDIA - Intolerance and violence against Pentecostal Christians

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2016-08-23
Intolerance and violence against Pentecostal Christians

New Delhi (Agenzia Fides) - "There is growing intolerance and hostility toward small Pentecostal Christian communities, that are not allowed to do what is guaranteed by constitutional guarantees": says to Agenzia Fides Sajan K. George, president of the global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), recalling the recent episodes of violence suffered by Protestant Pentecostal Pastors.

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