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India's Christians forced to pray in secret

France 24
By: Surabhi TANDON | Nathalie HEYDEL | Nishu KUMAR | Romane TAUVRY
1 min

Many Christians in India have to pray in secret. Churches are being set on fire, believers attacked and property vandalised. This rising tide of violence shows no sign of stopping. Some blame the hugely influential Hindu nationalist RSS organisation, which is close to the ruling party, the BJP. The RSS paramilitaries advocate a purely Hindu India.

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So what is happening to the country that made non-violent protest famous? Our reporters spoke to Christians in India about the intolerance and prejudice they now face.

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