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God in Captivity: The Rise of Faith-Based Prison Ministries in the Age of Mass Incarceration by Tanya Erzen, Beacon Press, March 2017. ISBN-10: 0807089982

An eye-opening account of how and why evangelical Christian ministries are flourishing in prisons across the United States. It is by now well known that the United States’ incarceration rate is the highest in the world. What is not broadly … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Homes of Indigenous Buddhists Burned Down by Bengali Settlers…………in BANGLADESH

Indigenous Buddhist communities in Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT)* have once again come under attack from Bengali Muslim settlers in the region. Local media reported that on 2 June, more than 200 homes of indigenous communities in Longadu, Rangamati Hill … Continue reading

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Christian Conversion Project: Conversion Facts

• US $145 Billion are spent annually for missionary activities. • Every year, churches around the world perform US $1.1 billion worth of research in 3,000 languages,covering 180 religious topics for conversion purposes. • Missionary literature in today’s libraries number … Continue reading

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Christian Evangelist Comperes at Global Buddhist Event!

Concerned Buddhists are raising the question as to why a Christian fundamentalist, Arun Dias Bandaranaike (Jehovah’s Witness) was invited to compere at the most important international Buddhist event on May 12? Could not the organizers find a Buddhist to be … Continue reading

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Buddhist Fundamentalism?

There are innumerable accounts in the international media and academia on aggression against religious minorities, especially the Muslims, in the Buddhist majority countries in South and Southeast Asia. They report incitement of violence by ‘militant’ Buddhist monks of the the … Continue reading

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Reciprocity and not Reconciliation should be the Basis of Peaceful Co-existence between Buddhists and Muslims

Reciprocity is the hallmark of any relationship. However, we have hardly any evidence to prove Islamic reciprocity towards non-Islamic faiths. It has been announced that an international conference is to be held in Sri Lanka in August 2016 sponsored by … Continue reading

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United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. Impartial?Unbiased? Read On

SNAPSHOT The seemingly routine appointment of the new chairman to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom needs to be explained in the context of the situation to understand why it’s anything but routine. The United States Commission on … Continue reading

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Mosque burning in Christian Countries

A gay nightclub became the latest attack in Orlando, USA resulting in the deaths of 50 people and injuring scores of others. President Obama called it ‘an act of terror and an act of hate’. The gunman was a Muslim … Continue reading

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VHP seeks anti-conversion law in Jharkhand

RANCHI: After a large number of tribals reportedly converted to Christianity in Jharkhand’s Gumla district, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has sought an anti-conversion law in the state. “Anti conversion law should be formulated in Jharkhand. Christian missionaries are silently … Continue reading

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Unethical Practices : Hijacking Buddhist Architecture and Projecting as Christian! by Shenali D. Waduge

Four hundered and fifty (450) years of foreign invasion & occupation, 133 years of British rule cannot replace 2300 years of Sinhala Buddhist rule but they keep trying and gaining ground too. 67 years of post-independence where former colonies remain … Continue reading

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