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Radical Hindu Mob Attacks Church

07/14/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – For years, we have documented a surge in religious persecution in India. With the tacit approval of the authorities, extremists are able to target Christians with little consequence. During one recent attack, a pastor and his church were ambushed by a group of radical Hindu nationalists. As a result,… Read More

Shocking: 18-year-old Dalit boy thrashed in UP for opposing rash driving by ‘inebriated’ upper caste man

POSTED ON JULY 13, 2021 In a shocking incident, a 18-year-old Dalit youth who tried to stop an “inebriated” upper caste man from rashly driving tractor in the village was mercilessly beaten up allegedly by the latter’s relatives the next day in Sirsaganj area of Firozabad district. While a video of the purported incident is… Read More

Gurugram: Held captive for 9 days, Dalit woman repeatedly gang-raped by four men at gunpoint

POSTED ON JULY 13, 2021 Gurugram: In a shocking incident, an 18-year-old Dalit woman was gang-raped allegedly by four men after keeping her hostage for nearly nine days. The incident took place at a village near Sohna in Gurugram district of Haryana. Police have now booked the four accused in connection with the crime. The… Read More

Priests, nuns oppose environmental destruction in Sri Lanka

The government is urged to halt a power plant project on the Muthurajawela wetlands UCA News reporter, Colombo Published: July 12, 2021 09:07 AM GMT Sri Lankan Catholics have held a protest against the construction of a power plant in an area of outstanding natural beauty. They urged the Sri Lankan government to halt a… Read More

Christian Leaders in India Call on Government to Stop Attacks on Minorities

07/08/2021 India (International Christian Concern) – According to the Union of Catholic Asian News (UCAN), Christian leaders in India have called on the government to stop state and non-state actors from targeting the country’s religious minorities. The working committee of the All India Catholic Union (AICU), India’s oldest Catholic organization, issued a press note on July… Read More

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The miscreants attacked the Dalit family, three people were injured

Sikar/Fatehpur. A case of attack on a Dalit family has come to light after a minor altercation in Beswa village, near Fatehpar town of Sikar district of Rajasthan. By: Ashish JoshiPublished: 08 Jul 2021, 05:34 PM IST Sikar, Sikar, Rajasthan, India The miscreants attacked the Dalit family, three people were injured Sikar/Fatehpur. A case of attack on a… Read More

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Teenager brutally murdered in Mathura: Eyes broken with stone, deep wounds on the body, fear of rape

News Desk, Amar Ujala, Mathura Published by: Mukesh Kumar Updated Wed, 07 Jul 2021 07:41 PM IST A sensational incident of murder has come to light from Mathura. Here a teenager was brutally murdered by strangulation and the dead body was thrown in the village puddle. On Wednesday, the villagers were stunned when they saw… Read More

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Hamirpur News: Dalit girl reached the accused’s house after consuming poison on the pressure of forced relationship

Alok Bhadouria | LipiUpdated: 07 Jul 2021, 12:11:00 PM In Hamirpur district, on the pressure of having an illicit relationship, a Dalit student reached the accused’s house after consuming poison, where the accused and their family members beat up the girl and made her unconscious. The family members rushed to the spot and admitted him… Read More

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Politics Intensifies in Azamgarh as Dalit Women Protest ‘Midnight Police Attack’

Abhinesh Singh, a local has complained of seeing ‘outsiders’ trying to bulldoze houses of Munna Pawan and his kin. PIYUSH RAI Updated: 07 Jul 2021, 1:05 PM IST  Courtesy: The Quint As scores of women from Palia village in Uttar Pradesh’s Azamgarh district hold an indefinite sit-in protest against alleged police brutality following a dispute on… Read More

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