Foreign Office expresses concern about human rights activists like 83-year-old Father Stan Swamy – advocate for Adivasi and Dalit rights – harassed and arrested in India. India should be making caste history – not prosecuting those who follow in the footsteps of the great Dr.Ambedkar, the Dalit who was father of India’s constitution.

Foreign Office expresses concern about human rights activists like 83-year-old Father Stan Swamy – advocate for Adivasi and Dalit rights – harassed and arrested in India. India should be making caste history – not prosecuting those who follow in the footsteps of the great Dr.Ambedkar, the Dalit who was father of India’s constitution.

Fr Stan Swamy SJ, is an 83 year old Indian Jesuit in Ranchi Province of India. He is a well-known activist on behalf of Adivasi (tribal) and Dalit rights. He has been arrested before and repeatedly harassed by the Indian state because of his defence of the poorest...

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International Scandal As Escaping Christians Continue To Suffer   Thailand’s Government and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Bangkok have been accused of “negligence” after a Pakistani Christian asylum seeker died in a detention centre last month.  ...

Dalits, Untouchability, and the Caste System in India

House of Lords Debate November 26th 2014. [Voice of Dalit International (VODI), Email: vodi@vodintl.org.uk , Web: www.vodintl.org.uk] ‘RESPONSE TO CASTE & DALIT POVERTY IN INDIA’ Report of DALITAID–INDIA - 2 DAY CONFERENCE - National Biblical Catechetical and...

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