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New assaults on Christians in India's Orissa state

June 27, 2013

Militant Hindus have mounted a violent offensive against Christians in the eastern state of Orissa in India, claiming that Christian missionaries have forced Hindus to forsake their faith.

Church leaders in Orissa-- a region that has a history of anti-Christian violence-- report several incidents in which Hindus have been attacked or threatened, and warned that they will face further attacks if they do not leave the area.

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