Anti-conversion laws lead many Christians to still report as Hindus, though an agreement signed in May promised to protect the rights of Christians. Disabled
The review recommended opening thousands of military jobs to women, including chaplaincy on the front lines. Anti-conversion law eased in Hindu state.
The Hindu nationalist BJP party, which supported anti-conversion laws aimed at restraining Christian outreach and evangelism, won national elections.
Persecution: When Hindu fundamentalists won national elections in 1998, they brought an assertive Hinduism that fostered anti-conversion laws and persecution of Christians.
the original opinion said the killers were trying to "teach a lesson [about] converting poor tribals to Christianity." The penalty remains life in prison, but the anti-conversion statement was
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The latest violence began after the murder of Hindu leader Swami Lakshanananda Saraswati, who advocated anti- conversion laws, and of several of his disciples.
to address it.". One such country is Sri Lanka, where evangelical churches are struggling in the face of persecution and anti-conversion laws. "There is
Christians long have feared the introduction of anti-conversion laws. Anti-Conversion Conspiracy | Buddhist nationalists in Sri Lanka step up violence against churches. (April 26, 2004).
Feature. Home > 2004 > August (Web-only). Anti-conversion Reprieve. The justices ruled that certain significant clauses in the controversial anti-conversion bill are unconstitutional.
In August, Sri Lanka's supreme court ruled portions of the controversial anticonversion bill to be unconstitutional. More on Sri Lanka's failed anti-conversion bill includes:
State anti-conversion laws contradict India's sprawling constitution, which formally prohibits discrimination on the basis of religion, race, caste, sex, or place of birth.
Feature. Home > Magazine > 2004 > May. Anti-Conversion Conspiracy. "Religious liberty is at stake," Yogarajah replied. "We will fight against the moves to bring [an] anti-conversion law.
to follow Christ. Violence against Dalit Christians in Orissa and state-sponsored anti-conversion laws will not stop conversions to other faiths. Nor will
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on May 7, more than 2,500 Catholics and Protestants gathered to oppose any anticonversion laws. Alliance of Sri Lanka has a statement and an explanation of the anti-conversion bill.
150 Christian outcastes "return" to Hinduism | It is the first time such a ceremony has been held in Himachal Pradesh, where an anti-conversion law was recently enacted.
Himachal Pradesh passes anti-conversion legislation | The Congress-led government in the state passed the legislation during its four-day winter session held at the newly constructed
Hindutva agenda. The state government recently announced they would pursue an anti-conversion law. Local with it. We will bring the anti-conversion law. Not
A hundred thousand Dalits gather in Maharashtra to burn anti-conversion laws | "World Freedom of Conscience and Freedom of Religion Day" will be held on October 14 in Nagpur.