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ICNA CSJ Condemns the Attack on the US Capitol

Date: January 7, 2021 | Categories: Press,

01/07/2021- ICNA’s Council for Social Justice condemns the takeover of the Capital of the United States by President Donald Trump’s supporters. The capitol building is representative of our democracy, and of the rule of law by which this country governs. An attack on this physical structure, that has withstood centuries of divisive crises, is an attack on the system of …

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Thousands of farmers protest new laws in India

Date: January 1, 2021 | Categories: Global Injustice,

Thousands of Indian farmers are protesting the deregulation of agricultural markets. Protests started in late November 2020 and have continued to today. Protesters have been demanding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi roll back laws that are attempting to overhaul food grain procurement and pricing rules by allowing private companies to access the agricultural era. The farmers are thus protesting the …

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Forced Cremations by Sri Lankan Government of Muslim and Christian Minorities

Date: December 28, 2020 | Categories: Global Injustice,

Sri Lanka’s Christian and Muslim minorities have been reported to be subjected to mandatory cremations of COVID-19 victims.  The Sri Lankan Health Ministry suddenly made cremations compulsory for victims of COVID-19. Having a majorly Buddhist population, this ruling has been seen to have an adverse effect on Muslim and Christian minorities, further marginalizing the small communities.  In early December 2020, …