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In Orissa, 2nd of 7 Christians imprisoned for swami’s murder released on bail

July 25, 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) following the murder of Hindu swami Laxamananda Saraswati. Maoist guerrillas claimed responsibility for the murder, but Christians were imprisoned.

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