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Karnataka, four new anti-Christian attacks
Three occurred on December 28 in different areas of the state, the fourth in the evening of the 25. With these number of attacks in Karnataka in 2011 rises to 49. Sajan George, "The Hindu radicals violate the human dignity of the Christian population."
Sajan George for Christmas, an end to violence against Christians
Three new anti-Christian attacks in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, perpetrated by the Hindu nationalist forces. Destroyed statues, images of Jesus torn apart, a pastor and some of his faithful stoned. The President of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), denounces the climate of impunity enjoyed by perpetrators, compared to insecurity and oppression of the Christian minority.
Christians attacked, BJP administration backs fundamentalists, Bishop of Orissa says
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wants to discredit the Congress Party. An anti-conversion law is set to be approved in Rajasthan.
Indian Christians suffer persecution on Christmas day
The worst episodes of anti-Christian violence occurred in Punjab and Chhatisgarh, where Hindu nationalist groups have threatened those who celebrate the birth of Christ.
Orissa: five months after anti-Christian attack no government aid forthcoming
Local superior of the Missionaries of Charity in Shanti Nivas, a Christian centre in the Khandhamal district attacked by Hindu fanatics on Christmas Eve, denounces the lack of compensation and the government’s delaying tactics. The authorities do not like Christian apostolate.
Despite anti-Christian persecution, we bring the love and charity of Christ
Balasore bishop says Orissa Christians are involved again in missionary activity, making their presence felt in society, despite the violence and murders of 2008 and 2009. They are concerned about healing wounds and reaching out to those who burnt churches and tried to kill Christians.
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