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India: 17.3 million girls not born due to sex-selective abortion

NEW DELHI (10 October 2019) – In India, girls are aborted every day simply because they are not boys. Tomorrow is the International Day of the Girl Child, which was introduced to help focus on the status of girls in society all over the world. Not only in India, but in many countries, sex-selective abortion has become a growing threat...

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Victoria decisiva para los perseguidos por su fe en la India

NUEVA DELHI (27 de mayo 2019) – Un pastor de una pequeña aldea india en Madhya Pradesh fue absuelto de los cargos que se le imputan en virtud de las controvertidas leyes contra la conversión. Hace un año, el pastor Balu, su esposa, su hijo y miembros de su congregación fueron violentamente atacados, detenidos por la policía y acusados falsamente...

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Decisive victory for religiously persecuted in India

NEW DELHI (6 May 2019) – A pastor of a small Indian village in Madhya Pradesh was acquitted of the charges held against him under disputed anti-conversion laws. In 2016, Pastor Balu, his wife, his son, and members of his congregation were violently attacked, later detained by the police and falsely accused of forcing conversions to Christianity. The landmark ruling...

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Médico cristiano regresa a la India

NUEVA DELHI (1 de marzo de 2019) –Esta semana, el Dr. Christo Philip, un médico estadounidense de ascendencia india, regresó al país después de casi tres años. En 2016, fue deportado a pesar de que tenía una visa de por vida como ciudadano extranjero. Después de una lucha legal que lo llevó al Tribunal Superior de Delhi, su visa fue readmitida...

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Indian pastor charged under anti-conversion law

NEW DELHI (13 March 2019) – Hostilities against Christians and other religious minorities are on the rise in India. A telling example is the ongoing case against Pastor Balu Saste, his wife, and eleven other parishioners. After a mob stormed their place of worship in a small village in Madhya Pradesh, the victims were detained and charged under existing anti-conversion...

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Los cristianos de India sufren violencia a diario, según demuestran recientes estadísticas

NUEVA DELHI (18 de marzo de 2019) – El año 2019 no ha empezado con buen pie para las minorías religiosas en el país de la democracia más grande del mundo. La violencia contra los cristianos de India aumentó considerablemente desde el comienzo de año. Tan solo durante el mes de enero, la asociación United Christian Forum y ADF india...

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Christian doctor returns to India

NEW DELHI (1 March 2019) –This week, Dr Christo Philip, a US doctor of Indian descent, returned to the country after almost three years. In 2016, he was deported even though he had a lifelong visa as an Overseas Citizen of India. After a legal struggle that lead him to the Delhi High Court, Dr Christo had his visa reinstated...

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Indian Christians face mob violence every day, recent statistics show

NEW DELHI (27 February 2019) – 2019 did not start well for religious minorities in the world’s largest democracy. Violence against Indian Christians rose significantly since the start of the year. During the first quarter of 2019, the United Christian Forum and ADF India documented 85 violent mob attacks against Christians in 13 different states across India. It is high...

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Persecution of Christians in India

Tehmina Arora is interviewed by BBC World in Delhi concerning the persecution of Christians in India. "For the first time, India, the worlds largest democracy has entered the world watch list top 10 with allegations that Hindu extremists are acting with impunity and carrying out violent attacks on Christians and churches."   https://youtu.be/BVzvRH8xRw8

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