'Great fear' in Orissa following rape, murder of Christian woman
May 17, 2011
A 17-year-old Christian woman has been kidnapped, raped, and murdered in Orissa, the northeastern Indian state that was site of an anti-Christian pogrom in 2008.
“There is great fear among the population,” said Asit Mohanty, regional director of the Global Council of Indian Christians. “The massacre of Christians continues as a trickle. The fear is that mass violence could be repeated. Today we pray and invoke God's protection. We ask the police to look into the matter seriously, and they have promised a verbal commitment, but so far there have been no results.”
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