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US religious freedom body calls on India to repeal anti-conversion laws

The report said anti-conversion laws "worsen religious freedom conditions in India which are already poor”

Christmas carolers in India seek police protection for fear of attacks

Christians fear that even presenting gifts during the holidays might be construed as an attempt to lure someone to the Christian faith

India’s Supreme Court declares ‘forced religious conversion’ as threat to security

"It is a very serious issue that affects the nation’s security and freedom of religion and conscience"

Hindu extremists block buses carrying Christian children in India’s Madhya Pradesh

“There is absolutely no ongoing conversion activity,” said the bishop, adding that the children “all come from Christian families”

Christian advocate group urges governor not to sign anti-conversion law

“It is nothing but a dictatorial bill,” read a letter from the Reverend Ferdinand Kittle Foundation

Indian state of Bihar refuses to enact anti-conversion law

India's Freedom of Religion Acts or “anti-conversion” laws are state-level statutes that have been enacted to regulate religious conversions

Catholic lay group in India to challenge anti-conversion laws in court

“We must learn from mistakes other nations have made that have ruined their economies and social fabric"

Another Indian state approves controversial anti-conversion law

The anti-conversion legislation was first introduced in Odisha in 1967 and has since been in force in 10 Indian states

Petition launched demanding repeal of India’s anti-conversion laws

They said the new anti-conversion law is unnecessary because the Indian Constitution has enough provisions to curtail fraudulent conversions

India’s religious leaders join calls for withdrawal of anti-conversion bill

Catholic Archbishop Peter Machado of Bangalore called on the state to reconsider and withdraw the bill

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