Posts Tagged ‘orissa’
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Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
Hindu extremists have continued carrying out attacks against Christians in India. The radicals are aided by Indian police who routinely arrest Christians victims of persecution instead of the perpetrators.
Friday, January 13th, 2012
Many of those who persecuted Christians in India are themselves becoming Christians.
Thursday, January 12th, 2012
India is known as the largest democracy in the world but it is one of the world's top Christian persecution countries as well. Indian officials as well as Hindu radicals are responsible for carrying out anti-Christian attacks.
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
"The saddest thing in Orissa today is the lack of dispensation of justice, especially in the courts, where not a single person was previously convicted of murder, especially because the witnesses were forced to remain silent and the police presented little evidence, after shoddy investigation."
Monday, December 19th, 2011
The Christian activist,Rabindra Kumar Parichha, was killed in Orissa following threats by Hindu radicals. In 2008, Hindu radicals killed more than 100 Christians in Orissa. The state of Orissa has continued to be a scence of violence against Christians.
Saturday, December 17th, 2011
"There is no place for Christians. If Christians don't become Hindus, they have to go. We don't care where they go. They must leave Orissa.”
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
Two top officials say that the 2008 anti-Christian attacks in Orissa were pre-planned. Hindu radicals killed over 100 Christians in the attacks. More than 55,000 Christians were forced to leave their homes.
Sunday, October 9th, 2011
The place of worship was destroyed in 2008, during the pogrom against Christians in Orissa, India. During the violence Hindu radicals killed 100 Christians forced more than 55,000 Christians to leave their homes.
Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
Christians in India, particularly in places such as Orissa, continue facing persecution. Christians leaders are asking the Indian government to protect the victims of persecution.
Saturday, October 1st, 2011
Persecution of Christians has continued over different parts of India.India prides itself as "the world's largest democracy" but Christians face persecution at the hands of radical Hindus and the police.
Saturday, October 1st, 2011
A Christian organization draws up a long list of injustices committed against Christians in Orissa. Orissa was the scene of violent attacks against Christians in India in 2008. During that attack, Hindu radicals killed more than 100 Christians and forced more than 55,000 to leave their homes.
Friday, September 2nd, 2011
Indian government has failed to respond to the plight of Christians in Orissa following the 2008 violence. The violence resulted in the killing of 100 Christians and displacement of over 50,000.
Monday, August 29th, 2011
"It is the third year that we are commemorating the heroic sacrifice of those Christians who died for their faith. The month of August will always be recorded in history for the sacrifice of the numberless Christians in Kandhamal."
Wednesday, August 24th, 2011
“Despite the suffering and the tragedy of 2008, we harbor no hatred or revenge.”
Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
The fundamentalists plan to celebrate “Protecting the Faith” day to commemorate Swami Laksamananda Saraswati, who was killed by Maoists. His murder unleashed a wave of violence against Christians, who were innocent of the crime. John Dayal, secretary general of the All India Christian Council, calls for the most stringent of measures to prevent violence.
Tuesday, August 16th, 2011
The officials visited Orissa, a scene of anit-Christian violence two years ago. During the violence, 100 Christians were killed and over 55,000 were forced to flee from their homes. According to an official from Germany In Orissa, “Christians still live in fear.”
Monday, August 15th, 2011
Three Years ago, Hindu radicals killed 100 Christians and forced 55,000 to leave their homes in Kandhamal district of Orissa. The risk of violence against Christians in Kandhamal still remains.
Sunday, August 14th, 2011
“The great sacrifice done by the Christians of Orissa has to be remembered by the people of India. We will commemorate 25th August as Indian Christian Martyrs Da
Saturday, August 6th, 2011
For the police it was "accidental death". Sajan K George, National President of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), demands a comprehensive report on what happened and asks the court to transfer the investigation elsewhere.
Monday, August 1st, 2011
Pastor Michael Nayak was found dead in Kandhamal district of Orissa. His family believes that he was killed due to his faith. Christians have been facing persecution from radical Hindus in Orissa.
Sunday, July 31st, 2011
Hindu radicals killed 100 Christians and forced 55,000 Christians to leave their homes in 2008 anti-Christian violence in the Kandhamal district of Orissa, India. Christian children are still suffering from the effects of the 2008 violence.
Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Michael Digal, a Christian leader and activist, was killed by a Hindu radical after testifying about the 2008 Orissa violence by Hindu radicals. Hindu radicals killed 100 Christians and forced 55,000 Christians to leave their homes in the 2008 violence in the Indian state of Orissa.
Sunday, July 24th, 2011
“It is a case of murder and homes set on fire. We expected life in prison or the death penalty.”
Friday, May 27th, 2011
Dozens of tribals arrested on false charges of trying to convert Hindu villagers. Members of the upper castes and the Hindu radicals are trying to block the battle against the caste system
Friday, May 20th, 2011
The court found the thirteen guilty of rioting, arson and torching of houses during the 2008 violence in Orissa, India. During the attacks in 2008, Hindu radicals killed over 100 Christians and forced over 55,000 Christians to leave their homes.
Monday, May 16th, 2011
The Global Council of Indian Christians appealed to the Chief Minister of the State of Orissa over Christians fears of an ongoing series of serial murders against Christians. The girl's father name’s possible murderer, so far without success.
Friday, May 13th, 2011
Bisi Majhi and Jatia Bisoi were accused of taking part in the rape of a nun during the 2008 violence against Christians in Kandhmal district of Orissa, India. During the violence Hindu radicals killed 100 Christians and forced more than 55,000 Christians to leave their homes.
Thursday, May 12th, 2011
Maoists killed Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati in August 2008, this according to the findings of a police probe that led to charges filed against 14 members of an ultra-leftist group. The assassination, which Hindu radicals blamed on Christians, unleashed a wave of violence that killed at least 100 Christians and left tens of thousands homeless, with hundreds of churches vandalised or destroyed.
Tuesday, May 10th, 2011
The delegation talked to the president and the vice president of India about the widespread persecution of Christians by Hindu radicals. Christians don't get protection from the police.