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Madhya Pradesh: anti-Christian violence "unacceptable"
The Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) calls on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to act. According to the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI), the State's authorities and Police bend to mob rule by local Hindu radicals.
Press conference on anti-Christian violence disrupted by Hindu activists
A group of men forced their way into the conference room shouting and thrashing the place. The two women raped on May 28 for not abjuring Christianity were present at the press conference.
Madhya Pradesh: Hindu extremists destroy statues for Via Crucis
A lorry carrying votive statues is attacked. For Jhabua bishop, it is an act of intimidation against the Christian minority. Driver and assistants are hurt. Attackers are still at large.
Some 200 episodes of anti-Christian violence in 2005 in India
All India Catholic Union deplores the situation, especially bad in states ruled by the fundamentalist BJP. Union government is urged to ensure young Christians education and work
India state elections: ten Christians running for office in Madhya Pradesh
BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh begins voting on 27 November. Some Christians are running as candidates in a number of parties.
Despite curfew a hundred homes and two churches set on fire overnight in Orissa
Christians are scared of night-time attacks. Radical Hindus attack police, guilty in their eyes of jailing some of their fellow co-religionists involved in violence in past days. Christians forced to reconvert are also forced to burn churches and homes of other Christians. Terrorism sponsored by the state of Orissa comes in for harsh criticism.
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