Category - india

  • January 10, 2012

    The Observer newspaper has revealed evidence of police involvement in ‘human safaris’ in India’s Andaman Islands.

  • December 27, 2011

    The All India Christian Council has urged the Indian government to expedite a bill bringing justice to victims of religious intolerance and violence.

  • December 13, 2011

    An independent tribunal investigating anti-Christian violence in India's Orissa state in 2008 has indicted the state government for failure to protect Christians.

  • November 26, 2011

    Almost a decade ago, Zakia Jafri’s husband was brutally murdered, alongside many neighbours he was trying to protect, records Savi Hensman. Her lengthy struggle for justice is an inspiring example of what ordinary people can achieve when faced with human rights abuses by the powerful.

  • November 24, 2011

    Churches in India have prepared a suggested version of anti-corruption legislation, due to be considered in Parliament in early December.

  • November 19, 2011

    A thorough investigation is needed into the killing of a nun who had worked for the rights of indigenous communities, human rights groups say.

  • November 11, 2011

    An exhibition featuring the work of award-winning Indian documentary photographer Bharat Choudhary is launching in Edinburgh on Saturday 12 November, highlighting the little-known human story of refugees living in New Delhi.

  • November 10, 2011

    A remarkable photo exhibition is showing in Edinburgh through to the end of this month, featuring depictions of the Burmese Chin people by award-winning photographer Bharat Choudhary.

  • October 8, 2011

    Afghanistan's war enters its second decade with the Taliban emboldened and the United States enfeebled, says Professor Paul Rogers. But the power-play between Pakistan, India and China is also now central to an assessment of what comes next. Afghanistan's future will be decided in Islamabad, New Delhi and Beijing as much as, if not more, than in Kabul and Washington.

  • September 22, 2011

    Muslims in Kashmir, India, are supporting the re-building of a Christian school destroyed by fire during anti-Christian violence a year ago.