Discrimination

SCOTUS to Hear Christian Postman's Discrimination Case Over Sunday Work

On January 13, the US Supreme Court agreed to consider a case of religious discrimination dismissed by a lower court.

Water Tank "Purified" With Cow Pee After "Untouchable" Woman Drank From It

On November 18, a Dalit woman passed through a village in the Chamarajanigar District of Karnataka, India. After the woman was seen drinking water from the upper-caste water tank located near a temple, the villagers drained the tank and “purified” it with gomutra (cow urine).

India Blasted For Religious Discrimination at the UN

UN member states have called out India to improve its human rights record.

During a Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of New Delhi's human rights record at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), UN member states advised India to take a stronger stance on sexual violence and religious discrimination. The UPR, conducted every four years, evaluates member states' human rights records. Any member state may query the state being reviewed and offer suggestions.

Surveillance of Muslim MPs Advocated for by VP of Greek Parliament

A Muslim Member of the Greek Parliment now faces a threat of thorough surveillance for national security reasons. New Democracy deputy parliament speaker said, "If a Muslim MP might give information to [Turkey], from where migrants can enter the country, why should he not be checked [surveilled]? Here national security takes precedence."

Over 75% of Evangelical Republicans Want to Make US a Christian Nation

More than 60% of the Republicans in the U.S. support declaring the U.S. a Christian nation, a new study shows.

The American Public Attitudes on Race, Ethnicity, and Religion study by the University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll says 61% of Republicans agree with "officially declaring the United States to be a Christian nation."

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