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In Orissa, Christian imprisoned since 2008 for swami’s killing released

May 14, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: An estimated 100 Christians were murdered, and 50,000 fled their homes, during a 2008 anti-Christian pogrom in the eastern Indian state of Odisha (Orissa) (map). The pogrom followed the murder of Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati, for which Maoists claimed responsibility but Christians were imprisoned.

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