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-India: Christians More Secure After Election Defeat of Hindu Party

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Christians all across India, but particularly in Orissa, are feeling a bit more secure since a radical Hindu nationalist party was defeated in the recent elections. A local centrist party took charge this week in the state of Orissa, taking over the reigns of government from the radical Hindu group which actually encouraged the horrible […]

-India: Attack on Christian Relief Camp in Orissa

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

(Orissa High Court by souravdas via Flickr) Hindu radicals attacked a Christian relief camp in Kandhamal, Orissa, India on Monday night  injuring a few in the process. The authorities are supposed to be protecting the Christians until the Indian elections are completed this month. One of the major reasons cited for Hindu persecution of Christians […]

-India: Numerous Incidents of Christians Being Persecuted

Friday, February 27th, 2009

(-India via Wikipedia) Here is a link to a Compass Direct report of numerous incidents where Christians have recently been persecuted by Hindu activists in India. Although the Supreme court of India recently declared that there is ‘freedom of religion’ in India, many of the Indian states have provisions against converting from Hindu religion. In […]

-Archbishop: Gov’t Ignored Orissa Violence Because the Victims were Poor ‘Untouchables’?

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

(-Orissa location via Wikipedia) Catholic Archbishop Raphael Cheenath claims that the Indian government ignored the horrific anti-Christian persecution in the state of Orissa for months because most of the victims were from the poorest and lowest rung of Indian society–Dalets, the so-called ‘untouchables’ according to the Hindu the caste system. The government didn’t even bother […]

-India: Terrorists Targeting Americans and Brits Kill 195+ and Wound 300

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Mumbai Terrorist by scriptingnews via Flickr **11/28 UPDATE: 195+ Dead and 300+ Wounded MUMBAI, India: Gunmen stormed two luxury hotels, a popular restaurant, hospitals, and a train station in coordinated attacks against Westerners in the Indian financial capital on Wednesday night (Nov.26) killing at least 82, wounding 200+, and taking a number of hostages. Witnesses […]

-Orissa: Master Plan and Rewards for Eliminating Christians?

Friday, November 21st, 2008

<–Seal of the State of Orissa via Wikipedia Catholic bishops from the state of Orissa warned this week that Hindu extremists apparently have a “master plan” to drive Christianity out of the eastern Indian state. So far, some 50,000 Christians have been displaced from their homes in the last couple of months of anti-Christian violence […]