» 02/02/2012, 00.00
Anti-Christian violence is “too much” after a pastor is attacked and a cemetery is desecrated
In Chhattisgarh, Hindu extremists seriously injure a Pentecostal clergyman for screening a Jesus movie. In Gujarat, someone destroys tombs in a Christian cemetery. For Global Council of Indian Christian President Sajan George, “there is no respect” for the Christian community.
Gujarat, sit-in against destruction of Catholic cemetery
The land where local Catholics have been laid to rest, in use since 1998, has increased in value. Some industries, in connivance with the government, are plundering it. Six tombs have been destroyed.
Hindu nationalists attack three Christian communities
All the incidents took place in West Bengal, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh in the last week. In all cases, police arrested the victims, not the attackers. For the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) president, Lent, Advent and Christmas are when minority Christians suffer the most.
Orissa: violence continues, another Christian killed
Hrudayananda Nayak, 40, disappeared Wednesday evening. His lifeless body was found in the forest near the village of Rudangia whose residents are predominantly Christian. Eyewitnesses say that a group of Hindu extremists stopped him on his way home. This is the third murder since October after widespread anti-Christian violence in August and September of last year.
Indian history books to feature black pages of massacres
From next year, school textbooks will present the problematic aspects of Indian integration: the massacres of Gujarat, of Ayodhya, and anti-Sikh clashes. Christians are enthusiastic about the idea.
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Hindu ultranationalists growing in Kerala with more than 5,000 meetings a day
In Kerala Hindus, Christians and Muslims have always lived together peacefully. The Communist Party of India (Marxist), which won last year’s State election, is open to democratic values. "Kerala could become a model for the national party”.
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