Tag: anti-conversion law

Anti-conversion laws: rethinking violence against Christians in India
Analysis Security Security Blog Security Bulletin

Anti-conversion laws: rethinking violence against Christians in India

On 12 August, the Jharkhand state assembly passed the Religious Freedom Bill 2017 (also known as the Jharkhand Dharma Swatantra Adhiniyam).  The Bill now awaits the approval of the Jharkhand governor and subsequently, the President of India for assent. If it does, Jharkhand will join Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat […]

Sectarian hate promoted by Jharkhand government after controversial advert
Christian Persecution

Sectarian hate promoted by Jharkhand government after controversial advert

Vijayesh Lal analyses how Hindu nationalism targets Christians with anti-conversion laws Four days before India’s 70tht Independence Day celebrations a controversial advertisement by the Jharkhand Government’s Information and Public Relation department has caused widespread anger within the Christian community. The advertisement was released on the day when the Jharkhand government […]