Tag: Anti conversion law

India’s new anti-conversion laws raise global concerns

India plays a critical part in U.S. foreign policy in terms of security and economic partnership.

Christian doctor suspended for praying for COVID-19 patients in India

Anti-conversion laws are widely abused in India by radical Hindu nationalists looking to harass religious minorities.

Christians threatened by new anti-Conversion law in India's Gujarat state

“A blessing given in good faith to a person from different religion can be construed as an attempt to religious conversion.”

Christian leaders speak out against India’s newest anti-conversion law

In theory, the Constitution of India allows its citizens to choose and practice the religion of their choice.

India’s national government rules out national anti-conversion law

Local police often overlook violence perpetrated against Christians due to false accusations of forced conversion.

First Christians arrested under India’s most recent anti-conversion law

To date, no individual has been convicted of forced conversions in India

Anti-conversion law approved in India’s Uttar Pradesh

Some of the anti-conversion laws have been on the books since 1967.

Draft anti-conversion law approved by state government in India

Christians in Uttar Pradesh are worried that the approved draft law could push religious minorities into a more hostile situation.

India uses anti-Christian conspiracy theory to justify proposed NGO restrictions

Critics of the new restrictions claim the government is seeking to harass NGOs, especially those those led by religious minorities

Discriminated by default: the story of an Indonesian Christian civil servant

Cahaya suspected that her presence as a non-Muslim coworker led her leaders to expel her from her office.