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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.
Hindu fanatics abduct and rape Christian women
In Madhya Pradesh a group of extremists attack a group if Christians. Three men are seriously wounded, but instead of opening an investigation into the incident, the police arrests the victims.
Women raped in Madhya Pradesh for converting to Christianity
Indira Iyengar, a member of the Madhya Pradesh State Minority Commission, explains that the May 28 attack was the act by Hindu fanatics who wanted to punish Tribals from Nadia village, guilty in their eyes of leaving Hinduism for Christianity.
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.
Madhya Pradesh: teaching all religions in school in order to promote peace
Fr Anand Muttungal, head of public relations for the Bishops’ Conference of Madhya Pradesh, appeals to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, from the BJP, hoping that his request in favour of the separation of state and religion be heard.
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
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