Tag Archives: USCIRF

Voices for Freedom denounces violent attack by Panjab police on protesting Sikhs in Ludhiana. Warns the State of a Direction towards a Civil War.

Ludhiana, Panjab: Voices for Freedom condemns the indiscriminate use of bullets which resulted in one death and scores of protesting devout Sikhs injured. The Panjab Police, ever ready to resort to cane charge any assembly of people, did not use water canons to stop the protesting Sikhs, did not fire rubber bullets to quell the protestors, but resorted to fir

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Human Rights Groups Voice their Concern to President Barack Obama on the Indian Prime Ministers visit to the United States

Washington DC, USA: Human Rights Groups in the United States expressed their concerns to President Barak Obama on the freedom of religion or belief in the upcoming meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India. The Indian government has failed to bring the perpetrators and instigators of sectarian violence to justice.  For the same reason the United States Commission on ...

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U.S. puts India Under Scanner for 'Religious Violence'

Washington DC, USA: An independent U.S. agency on Wednesday criticized the Indian government’s “inadequate” response to growing religious hatred, saying attacks and violent riots are on the rise. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released a harsh assessment of India’s ability and interest in protecting Christian and Muslim minorities from organized attacks. Plenty of laws are in place, ...

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