Tag: Anti conversion law

Elections in Morocco could mean progress for religious freedom

Human rights activists will be watching Morocco closely in the coming months.

Twelve Christians arrested on false forced conversion charges in India

In recent weeks, International Christian Concern (ICC) has documented a surge in false anti-conversion accusations in India.

Algerian Christian sentenced and fined for “shaking the Muslim faith”

Sentencing for "undermining the faith of a Muslim” can range from two to five years in prison.

Algerian Christian sentenced to prison and heavy fine

Beghal’s wife and children left him in 2017 because of his conversion to Christianity.

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