India: Christians and Muslims Urge Justice for Outcasts
Thousands of Christians and Muslims gathered for a demonstration of national protest on March 12, 2019, in New Delhi, to demand an end to discrimination and legitimate rights for Dalits and outcasts. As reported to Fides News Agency by Mary John, president of the National Council of Dalit Christians (NCDC), organizer of the event: “The time has come for the status of ‘Scheduled Castes’ to be granted to Christian Dalits and Muslims.”
The demonstration was attended by political leaders, members of Parliament, bishops and church leaders, Dalit leaders not only Christians and Muslims, human rights activists.
A.C. Michael, a human rights activist