Delhi Protest against anti-Christian attacks in Kandhamal 2008

This is the Fifth post in a little series on Violence done to Christians in a place called KANDHAMAL in Odisha, India.

[In 2008, the Christians in this place were attacked, At least One Nun was Raped, A Pastor and his son were burnt alive, and even Orphanages were Burnt.]

Please see also:

  1. Hindu Violence Rises in Orissa
  2. Violence and Clean Chits
  3. Rape as a weapon
  4. Kandhamal Unresolved – Docufilm, and
  5. Delhi Protest against anti-Christian attacks in Kandhamal 2008


NEW DELHI: The National Solidarity Forum, a countrywide platform of concerned civil society organisations, will observe “Kandhamal Day” on August 25 to protest against organised violence on Christian minorities in Orissa.
Quoting human rights groups, the Forum said violence against the Christian minority in the Kandhamal region of Orissa had resulted in killing of women, differently-abled people, children, adivasis and dalits.
“Women have been criminally assaulted. Churches big and small have been destroyed. Schools, colleges and offices of five non-government organisations have been damaged. They are yet to get justice or rehabilitation,” said Forum spokesperson at a press conference here.
People’s tribunal
The Forum plans to organise a national-level people’s tribunal on August 22, 23 and 24 at the Constitution Club in Delhi. The tribunal would assess the role, conduct and responsibility of various organisations, group of persons in escalating violence.
It will also assess the role…

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