The victims were beaten, had their heads shaved, and were forced to sing Jai Shri Ram (Victory to Lord Ram). The attackers came from neighbouring villages. Police arrested four people, and are still looking for another ten. For Christian activist, extremist groups attack using false accusations and spurious evidence, favoured by radical local administrations.
Sister William Parmar, a member of the Carmelites of Charity of Vedruna, received the recognition for her work with the National Service Scheme. Her projects include public toilets, sewage canals, and waste treatment plants. Her work is inspired by the motto "Not me, but you".
EU Council president tells UN that the EU has major differences with China over key values like democracy, human rights and the rule of law, which are the EU’s "compass" for action. He calls on Beijing to respect the rights of Uyghurs in Xinjiang and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. Without an agreement on investments, the Europeans will not follow up on the strategic agenda with the Chinese. No split exists between the EU and the US.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sri Lankan returnees and migrant workers have been stranded, forced to face major socio-economic challenges. Circular migration characterises Sri Lankan labour markets, but the current pandemic has limited economic and travel opportunities for returnees and migrants temporarily stuck at home or abroad.
Since 2007 he has been a missionary in Mongolia. After working in a technical school in the capital, he is now working at a youth centre in Darkhan where the parish has 250 members, all local. Poverty is widespread, including among youth.
The news is confirmed by AsiaNews sources and by the Observatory for Human Rights in Syria. Ankara hired them for $ 1800 a month for three months. "It is a holy war of Muslims against Christians". Armenian Premier Nikol Pashinian: If the war in the Caucasus does not stop soon, it will destabilize world peace.
In Tibet, more than 500,000 "surplus" rural workers are indoctrinated in facilities similar to the Xinjiang internment centres. Buddhist farmers and shepherds are "trained" and moved to where labour is needed. The fight against poverty is used to extend social control. Maoist collectivisation is making a comeback.
The Archbishop organized a press conference which was also attended by religious leaders of different faiths. The Hindus of India are not ready to accept any minority and even the lower caste Hindus are not safe there. A commission should be organized which also includes the United Nations and the Pakistani consulate.
Houthi and government delegates, supported by the Saudis, signed the exchange of 1081 prisoners. At the end of the meeting an embrace between the parties. UN special envoy: rare event, such a large number happens "at the end of the war". The hope of a national truce.
Domes and minarets demolished in the name of "sinicization". The destruction occurred in correspondence with the launch of the New regulations on religious activities.
He is the sixth to decline the post, after pressure from the Chinese Communist Party authorities. Arrested for violating the territorial waters of the motherland. The Hong Kong executive refuses to intervene, as requested by the families. Permission for demonstration in support of detainees denied.