Sunday, Feb 05, 2023

forced conversion


Balrampur: Man gets 10 yrs jail for ‘forcing’ woman, 4 children to convert

January 26, 2023 5:18 am

According to Singh, the victim Manju Devi used to work as domestic help at Mohammad Jameel’s house. The two lived in the same locality.

Married Hindu girl abducted in Pakistan, raped after she refused to convert to Islam

January 23, 2023 7:32 am

The girl said in a video uploaded on social media that she was raped in Samaro town in the Umarkot district and the police are yet to register a case against the suspects.

Three booked for ‘forced sunnat’ of Daund resident

December 18, 2022 7:02 am

The Dalit man has lodged the first information report in this case at the Daund police station.

‘Mass conversion’ ban,10-year jail: Himachal House passes Bill

August 14, 2022 4:08 am

The Jairam Thakur-led BJP government tabled the amendment to Himachal Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 2019, on Friday.

Muslim man charged under Gujarat's Freedom of Religion Act refused bail

September 15, 2021 1:37 pm

The Gujarat High Court has previously stayed the operation of eight sections of the new Act, including Section 4, under which the man was charged.

Bihar minister seeks action over ‘forced conversion’ of two girls, cops not so sure

June 08, 2021 3:49 am

In a letter to the Gopalganj DM and SP on June 4, BJP minister Ram wrote that one Yogendra Ram complained to police about his daughter being “kidnapped” by one Shahid Khan.

Pak fails to protect religious minorities from forced conversions: Parliamentary committee

October 20, 2020 5:24 pm

The parliamentary committee on forced religious conversions headed by Senator Anwarul Haq Kakar recently visited parts of Sindh where forced conversions of young Hindu girls have been reported.

NIA books 9 for forcible conversion of woman, bid to sell her off to ISIS

January 30, 2018 10:36 pm

The complaint of the woman, which forms the base of the NIA case, also alleged that the accused had coerced her to become disciple of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

NIA to probe forced conversion of Kerala woman

January 29, 2018 8:42 pm

The Centre also informed the court that the NIA had filed an FIR before the NIA Special Court, Ernakulam against nine persons under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

Man wins lawsuit in China over forced gay conversion therapy

July 04, 2017 7:42 pm

In its relatively narrow ruling, the court did not weigh in on the practice of gay conversion therapy or account for Yu's sexual orientation. The court said forcing Yu into a mental institution if he did not pose a danger to himself or others amounted to "infringing on the plaintiff's right to individual freedom.