Religiöse Minderheiten


Menschenrechtsverletzungen an Muslimen (siehe auch unter Gujarat)

Amnesty-Berichte, -Statements, -Aktionen:
Gujarat-Pogrome 2002:
A decade on from the Gujarat riots, an overwhelming majority of victims await justice in India (2012)
A pattern of unlawful killings by the Gujarat police: urgent need for effective investigations (2007)
Five years on – the bitter and uphill struggle for justice in Gujarat (2007)
Gujarat Violence Four years On: Amnesty International welcomes due process of justice (2006)
Justice, the victim – Gujarat state fails to protect women from violence (2005); Summary; Presseerklärung (2005)


Menschenrechtsverletzungen an Sikhs

Amnesty-Berichte, -Statements, -Aktionen:
Revisiting Widows’ Colony 30 years after the Sikh Massacre (12. März 2015)
Victims of anti-Sikh riots face further delays (16. August 2005)
Punjab – Twenty years on impunity continues (29. Oktober 2004)

2003: Break the cycle of impunity and torture in Punjab; Press Release (19. Januar 2003)
1999: A vital opportunity to end impunity in Punjab

Menschenrechtsverletzungen an Christen

Amnesty-Berichte, -Statements, -Aktionen:

Odisha, Kandhamal

India: Government must act to halt violence against christians (Okt. 2008)
Urgent Action: Fear for safety. Population of Kandhamal district, Orissa state (27. Aug. 2008)

Externe Berichte (Presse, Medien, NGO-Dokumente)

Protest gegen Errichtung einer Jesusstatue (Vatican News, 08. 01. 2020)
Kandhamal: Ten Years Later, Indians Remember Worst Violence Against Christians (“The Media Project“, Aug 2018)
“India’s Christians, Sikhs face discrimination” (“The Hindu“, 04. 03. 2018)
Goa: Hate speeches made by Hindu groups, crosses desecrated: Goa on fanaticism alert (“Hindustan Times“, 06. 08. 2017)
Übergriffe auf Kirchen in Delhi: Delhi polls, NRIs forced Modi U-turn on faith (“The Hindu“, 19. 02. 2015)
Church attacks: police clamp down on peaceful protests (“The Hindu“, 06. 02. 2015)
Kandhamal After 6 Years: Waiting For Justice And Peace (“Countercurrents“, August 2014)
Activists observe ‘Kandhamal Day’, demand SIT (“The Hindu“, 26. 08. 2014)
Kandhamal Day. “I live in fear while my attackers go free” (Christian Solidarity Worldwide, 25 Aug 2014)
Kandhamal: 3 convicted in nun rape case, six acquitted (“The Hindu“, 14. 03. 2014)
Freedom of Thought Report 2013 (International Humanist and Ethical Union, Dezember 2013)
Ökumenischer Bericht zur Religionsfreiheit von Christen weltweit (Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland, Deutsche Bischofskonferenz)
Kirchenbericht sieht Religionsfreiheit bedroht (“Tagesspiegel“, 02. 07. 2013)

Menschenrechtsverletzungen an Hindus

15 temples in Bangladesh vandalised, houses of Hindus looted (“The Hindu“, 31. 10. 2016)
Another Hindu temple vandalised in US (“The Hindu“, 20. 04. 2015)
A Hindu temple has been vandalised with hate speech in the US state of Washington, sending shock waves through the community in the area (“The Hindu“, 17. 02. 2015)

United Nations- Sonderberichterstatter über Religionsfreiheit
Indien-Besuch 2008: Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Asma Jahangir (2009); Follow-up table (Feb 2011)
Indien-Besuch 1996: Special Rapporteur, in accordance with Commission on Human Rights resolution 1996/23, Abdelfattah Amor (1997)


Religionsfreiheit, religiöse Minderheiten: Presse, Medien, Berichte

Personal Laws versus Gender Justice: Will a Uniform Civil Code Solve the Problem? (EPW, Nov 2018)

Bericht über rechtliche Einschränkungen für religiöse Minderheiten: Constitutional and Legal Challenges Faced by Religious Minorities in India U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), Feb 2017)
India denies visa to US religious commission: Rightly so (“New Delhi Times“, 17. 03. 2016)
Indien: Religionswechsel soll strafbar werden (“Hier Lübeck“, 13. 10. 2015)
Menschenrechtsreport Nr. 78: Hindu-Nationalisten bedrohen Religionsfreiheit in Indien (Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker, 30. 09. 2015)
Forderung: Indien soll bis 2020 rein hinduistisch sein (Katholische Nachrichten-Agentur, 19. 07. 2015)
Pay heed to a minorities report (“The Hindu“, 13. 05. 2015)
Constitutionality of anti-conversion laws (“The Hindu“, 01. 05. 2015)
Constitutionality of anti-conversion laws (“The Statesman“, 15. 01. 2015)
India’s mass conversion problem (“Aljazeera“, 04. 01. 2015)
International Religious Freedom Report for 2014 (US State Department, 2015))
The Plight of Religious Minorities in India (Human Rights Watch, April 2014)

India. Communal Violence and the Denial of Justice (Human Rights Watch, April 1996)

9. Januar 2020