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Mangalore Christians march to demand justice in attacks on churches
Tens of thousands of Christians of every denomination marched wearing gags to reject the Somasekhar Committee report. Bishop D'Souza: "We are here to show our pain and resentment for the injustice suffered by Christians." Demands for an investigation carried out by the Central Bureau of Investigation.
Fasting and sit-ins, bishops and faithful reject false report on Karnataka violence
The report of the Committee of Justice Somasekhar exonerates two radical Hindu movements for attacks in 2008 on 56 churches, against all evidence. The President of the Global Council of Indian Christians: "A bundle of lies, intended to confuse and misinform the people." A counter-report submitted today to the Governor and the Chief Minister of Karnataka.
Maharashtra: police disperse Dalit rally by force
Outcastes from Bhandara district were protesting because an entire family was slaughtered for daring to oppose the seizure of its land. Outcastes revolted in Karnataka too.
Karnataka: Hindu infiltrate Christians to accuse them of forced conversions
The phenomenon reported by ex-parliamentary deputy HT Sangliana. It is a ploy to create a "psychosis" among Christians and "poison" public opinion. More than 70 allegations of forced conversions that have never been proved. The Global Council of Indian Christians denounces discrimination in the allocation of aid to flood victims.
Bishops ask Karnataka chief minister for justice for arrested Christians
A delegation led by the Archbishop of Bangalore repeats request to close the cases of 150 young Christians under investigation to the State's Prime Minister. In Karnataka, the persecution continues, with the complicity of the police. 37 cases of aggression recorded since the beginning of the year.
Bishop of Karnataka: Christians want justice for the violence suffered
The Archbishop of Bangalore Bernard Moras, criticises the Somasekhara report, commissioned by the Government of Karnataka and entrusted to a single person. Christians demand that the Central Bureau of Investigation carry out a probe into the violence of two years ago, still unresolved. All churches are organizing marches and protests.
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