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India: priest faces hate-speech charge for criticizing Hindu-nationalist rule

January 11, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: Father George Ponnaiah, a priest of the Kuzhithurai diocese, is facing hate-speech charges for his remarks criticizing government response to the Covid epidemic. At an inter-religious meeting, he allegedly made unfavorable comments on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, a Hindu-nationalist coalition.

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