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Endless violence against Christian women of Kandhamal
After anti-Christian pogroms of 2008-2009, the Christian women of Kandhamal have difficulty returning to their villages and resuming their lives. The Social Centre in Mumbai studies their problems to see how to help. The continuous support of the Church toward the persecuted.
Indian commission investigating anti-Christian pogrom in Orissa
A seven-member team begins inquiry in areas where Hindus massacred Christians. They will meet victims, police officials and local administrators. It is still not known whether Sister Meena will take part in the line-up to identify her assailants.
For India’s Supreme Court kicking one’s wife is not an act of "cruelty"
According to the ruling the husband and family should not be prosecuted for abuse. An Indian deputy calls for the intervention of the Ministry of Justice. Activist condemn the decision as "an insult to all humanity" and point the finger at the "patriarchal"society that legitimizes violence.
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Bishop Barwa: Kandhamal Day in memory of the suffering of Christians
Tomorrow is the ninth anniversary of pogroms against Orissa's Christians. In Kandhamal more than 10,000 people of every faith will join together to "show solidarity and love" to the victims. Archbishop: "We want the application of the Supreme Court ruling granting more compensation."
Hindu radical kills Christian who had testified in court in a Kandhamal pogrom-related case
Michael Digal testified in court in a case connected with the 2008 anti-Christian violence. After purging his sentence, a fundamentalist enticed the victim into a trap and killed him. The Global Council of India Christians calls on the authorities to protect pogrom witnesses.
As anti-Christian violence continues, Orissa government fails to uphold the law
In 2010, the National Human Rights Commission recorded 62 cases of human rights violations. NHRC officials visit the Orissa state capital where they stress the need for a plan to prevent future anti-Christian violence.
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