Nepal’s Anti-Conversion Law Is More About National Security Than Christianity
Opinion

Nepal’s Anti-Conversion Law Is More About National Security Than Christianity

Nepal’s anti-conversion law just came into effect. The new restrictions were originally promulgated late last year and outlaw proselytization practices that are understood as implicitly targeting the historically Hindu country’s rapidly growing community of Christian evangelicals despite ostensibly being aimed at protecting the feelings of religious believers. A key component of the legislation decrees that…

The Murder of Muslims in India
Opinion

The Murder of Muslims in India

In India today, nationalism has a religion. Hinduism. We may pussyfoot around it and refer to it as Hindutva, saffronisation or, what the ruling rightwing Bhartiya Janata Party calls “fringe elements”, but the discourse is clearly embedded in the faith of the majority community. Slurs against Muslims have become commonplace. A country that wants to…