Attacks in Punjab, India, Similar to Orissa Mayhem, Report Says

Thursday, 04 March 2010 11:32 AM EST Vishal Arora / Compass Direct News 

Attacks on Christians last month in India’s Punjab state following protests against banners depicting Jesus drinking and smoking were eerily similar to the anti-Christian violence in Orissa state in 2007 and 2008, according to a fact-finding mission.

“I was struck by the similarities between the attacks in northern Punjab state and the violence in eastern Orissa state in 2007 and 2008,” said John Dayal, a member of the All India Christian Council (AICC) fact-finding mission, which released the report

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