Kolkata unrest over Kali image

  In its Monday edition, The Telegraph English language daily carried a morphed picture of a naked woman holding an image of the goddess Kali in front of a cricketer — believed to be a Pakistani — bowing before it. The newspaper had taken the picture from the Twitter account of a reader. However, its […]

India on USCIRF watch list again (2012)

  India, March 21, 2012: The US government panel that monitors global religious freedom has once again listed India among countries that require close monitoring due to religious freedom violation.   USCIRF Identifies World’s Worst Religious Freedom Violators    

Latest report of the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief

 25 March 2012 The 19th session of the UN Human Rights Council has just ended.  You can read here a statement made by Heiner Bielefeldt, UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, during the interactive dialogue, and also download his latest (2012) Report presented to the Council.