International Religious Freedom Report, 2019
- June 12, 2020
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: DPN Topics
India rejects US government report on religious freedom
- The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) had in its April report called for India to be designated a “country of particular concern”, along with China, Iran, Russia and Syria.
- CAA, NRC, J&K status are cited as reason for India’s status in the report
- India said that there is no locus standi for a foreign entity to pronounce on the state of Indian citizens’ constitutionally protected rights.
- And added there is robust public discourse in India and constitutionally mandated institutions that guarantee protection of religious freedom and rule of law