The carol group belongs to St Ephrem’s Theological College in Satna, some 450 km northeast of Bhopal, capital of Madhya Pradesh state Police detained a group of Catholic carol singers in Satna district in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh on December 14 evening following allegation of religious conversion.The group comprising 30 seminarians and two priests were detained from the main road as they were moving to Christian institutions in Satna town singing carol songs, a normal exercise during Christmas season.The police took them to the Civil Lines police station following a complaint from right wing Hindu activists, who accused them of involving in religious conversion, a charge often leveled against Christians to target them.
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A REPORT ON VIOLENCE AGAINST CHRISTIANS 2017
According to the World Watch List 2017, India is now ranked 15th in the list of countries where the practice of the faith is a high-risk activity. India was ranked 31 only four years ago.
Christian Fast-Prayer Meet Attacked In Chhattisgarh Village
New Delhi: Alleged rightwing Hindu radicals on December 6 attacked a group of Christians who were on fast and prayer at a village in central-eastern India.
The attack occurred at Tarra, a village near Ranjim, a town in the Gariaband district of Chhattisgarh state in central India.
US to give $500,000 to any NGO that promotes religious freedom in India
November 10, 2017 Site Admin
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The Department of State said that through its $493,827 India program, it seeks to “reduce religiously-motivated violence and discrimination in India”. The US has announced a grant of nearly $500,000 for a non-governmental organisation to come up with proposals to develop early warning systems for “reducing religiously-motivated violence and discrimination” in India.