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Pastor in India Locked in Room and Left to Die

The last thing pastor Shelton Vishwanathan recalled happening before he lost consciousness in a village in northeast India was Hindu extremists threatening to offer him as a sacrifice to their...

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Home for Christmas: Hope at last for exiled families in India

CHHATTISGARH, INDIA (21 December 2020) - Will there be peace on Earth for India’s persecuted Christians? Thanks to a Court victory secured through allied lawyers of ADF India, sixteen families from villages in the Kondagon district of Chhattisgarh, India, are setting...

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One attack per day on Christians in India

NEW DELHI (12 November 2020) – With more than 200 attacks on Christians in India this year so far recorded by the United Christian Forum violence monitor, violence against religious...

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Indian campaign addresses skewed sex-ratio: “celebrating Girls for LIFE”

NEW DELHI (22 September 2020) – In India, thousands of girls are aborted every day simply because they are girls. To raise awareness of this human rights violation, ADF India...

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India’s Dalits are not free to choose

Seventy years ago this month, India passed a presidential order to ensure fundamental freedoms and rights for Dalit people. However, it also prevented them from exercising their freedom of conscience...

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UN Special Rapporteur on religious persecution in India: “solidarity with victims important.”

NEW DELHI (21 August 2020) – Amidst the COVID-19 crisis in India and a time when attacks and violence against religious minorities in India are on the rise, ADF International’s...

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Christian teenager in India murdered for his faith

NEW DELHI (10 June 2020) – Amidst the COVID-19 crisis in India, Christian persecution is on the rise. Recently, extremists murdered a fourteen-year-old boy in the state of Odisha, because...

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Indian lawyers become aid workers as poorest face humanitarian crisis

NEW DELHI (17 April 2020) – In India, teams of lawyers and advocates who would normally support persecuted Christians with legal aid have used their resources to bring food and...

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Indian Christians experience “brief respite from violence” over Easter due to corona measures

NEW DELHI (9 April 2020) – In India, the government measures taken against the spread of the Corona pandemic have, in fact, also slowed down violence against Christians. As people...

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