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Karnataka’s upper house approves toughest anti-conversion law

September 20, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: The southwestern Indian state of Karnataka (map) is 84% Hindu, 13% Muslim, and 2% Christian.

The legislation “has draconian clauses,” including long prison sentences for those who “forcibly” convert others, “to terrorize Christians in Karnataka,” said Sajan K. George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians. Local bishops are challenging the legislation in court.

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