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Hindu extremist MP sentenced for killings in Orissa anti-Christian pogrom
Manoj Pradhan will serve six years in prison and pay a fine for killing a Christian during the pogroms of 2008. In June he was convicted of another murder, but the Orissa High Court had granted him freedom on probation. Christian’s lawyer: "Now the victims can begin to have a little confidence in Indian legal system."
Hindu deputy sentenced over Orissa pogrom
The man, a leader of the Nationalist Party, was sentenced to seven years for committing violence and killings during the anti-Christian riots of 2008. The Archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar: "A sign that we waited a long time for, as Kandhamal slowly returns to peace."
Life in prison for Dara Singh, assassin of Pastor Graham Staines
In 1999, in Orissa, the Hindu extremists burnt the Australian missionary and his two sons alive. Staines’ wife had forgiven the perpetrators sentenced to death in 2003, for their horrible crimes. Sajan K. George: "We are against the death penalty, but we hope that Dara Singh serves his sentence in prison until the end of his days."
Radical Hindu involved in Orissa pogrom back in jail
The High Court of India has cancelled the release on bail granted by a court of Orissa. Manoj Pradhan had been convicted of two murders, is on trial for three others, which during the pogroms of 2008 in Orissa.
Sr. Meena, the raped nun, "a witness of Light and Truth for the Church in India"
On the eve of the trial against the rapists of Sister Meena, the religious sister attacked during anti-Christian pogrom in Orissa, her uncle Mgr. Barwa speaks: "She is the symbol of our struggle. She feels no anger, but want justice for us all. "
Bhopal 26 years later the sentence: two years in prison for 15 thousand dead and 600 thousand intox
The court sentenced eight people over 1984disaster when the cyanide gas leaked from the Union Carbide factory and poisoned in people sleeping in the slums. The sentence is two years in prison each. Victims protests.
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