India: Kandhamal Christians back in jail after temporary Christmas release

India: Kandhamal Christians back in jail after temporary Christmas release
Two of seven Indian Christians who have spent nearly a decade in prison – convicted of murdering a Hindu leader whose death sparked the worst case of anti-Christian violence in India’s history – were granted temporary parole over the Christmas period to spend time with their families. Evidence seems to be . . . Read More

India Chief Justice: Lack of convictions over Kandhamal violence ‘very disturbing’

India Chief Justice: Lack of convictions over Kandhamal violence ‘very disturbing’
India’s Supreme Court Chief Justice has said it is “very disturbing” that such a “large number” of the perpetrators of the worst case of anti-Christian violence in India’s history – in the Kandhamal district of Odisha (formerly Orissa), eastern India, in 2008 – have not yet been brought to justice. . . . Read More