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Church demolition upsets Catholics in Delhi, India

People from other parishes also gathered at the church compound and joined a Mass and a candle light protest Matters India July 14, 2021 The demolition of a church in south Delhi in India has upset the Syro-Malabar Catholics living in the national capital. Father Jose Kannukuzhi, parish priest of Little Flower Church in Lado… Read More

Dalit youth thrashed by upper caste men, FIR lodged

POSTED ON JULY 14, 2021 Firozabad (UP), July 13 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a Dalit youth was allegedly beaten up by upper caste men when he tried to stop one of them from rashly driving a tractor in an inebriated condition in Uttar Pradeshs Firozabad district. A video clip of the incident went viral… Read More

Rajasthan: ‘Stopped’ from meeting Krishna Valmiki’s family, BJP leaders stage sit-in protest

POSTED ON JULY 14, 2021 A three-members panel of Rajasthan BJP leaders was allegedly stopped from meeting the family of Dalit youth Krishna Valmiki, who was allegedly murdered on July 1. The BJP leaders were stopped by the district administration as Section 144 of CrPC was in force in the district, sources said. Leaders of… Read More

False Narrative Used to Put Entire Christian Community Under Police Surveillance in India

07/14/2021 India (International Christian Concern) – According to a report by the New Indian Express, police in the Sukhma district of Chhattisgarh, located in central India, have been given strict instructions to maintain surveillance over the activities of Christians. Relying on misinformation often leveled against Indian Christians, the Sukhma Superintendent of Police claims the surveillance is… Read More

India’s Anti-Conversion Laws and Their Effects on the Christian Community

Religious freedom is a fundamental right guaranteed to all Indian citizens by the country’s constitution and laws. However, the religious freedom rights of India’s religious minorities, including Christians, have been in severe decline since the political rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2014 and its enactment of the Hindutva ideology. Since 2014, attacks… Read More

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‘Auctioning’ of Muslim Women: Outrage Continues with Fresh Call for Action against Culprits

July 11, 2021 Women’s rights activists express solidarity with victims, tell govt, tech companies to ensure that internet is a safe space for women Team Clarion  NEW DELHI — Some prominent Women’s rights activists have condemned the online targetting of Muslim women by putting them on ‘auction’ on Github, a software development platform. Through a joint statement,… Read More

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