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INDIA - SAUDI ARABIA
Indian Christian calls on Saudi Arabia to recognise migrants' religious rights
Detained and arrested in 2004 on false proselytising charges, Brian O'Connor appeals for openness. In his view, granting religious rights to non-Muslims would be a "positive change" for the country. A study by the Centre for Development Studies indicates that the children of Indian migrants "grow up confused," which may manifest itself "in rebellion, school absenteeism, drop-outs and substance abuse".
03/06/2005 INDIA - SAUDI ARABIA
The infamous Muttawa tortures Christians, says Brian O'Connor
The Indian Christian who was freed last after a media campaign on his behalf calls on the press and on international human rights organisations to save the eight Christians arrested in Riyadh.
24/09/2004 SAUDI ARABIA
New false accusations brought in court against O'Connor, an Indian-born Christian
Details about the arrest point to a plot by Islamic police against the Christian man who has been in jail for the last six months on charges of "evangelisation".
06/02/2010 SAUDI ARABIA - INDIA
Brian O'Connor: discrimination and religious intolerance the evils of Saudi Arabia
A Christian of Indian origin, O'Connor spent seven months in the prisons of the Kingdom on the false accusations of proselytism. He stresses that the "unlimited powers" of the religious police perpetrate crimes and violence. He prays every day for the country, the rulers and administrators.
25/11/2004 SAUDI ARABIA - INDIA
Brian O'Connor: "My story, a Christian in a Saudi jail"
Exclusive interview with Brian O'Connor, an Indian Protestant accused of evangelising activities and freed after an international campaign supported by AsiaNews. He says that in "Saudi jails there are many more Brians who need help."
03/11/2004 INDIA - SAUDI ARABIA
India's Christians elated by O'Connor's release
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