Kandhamal day

Kandhamal Day - 25 August

Six years ago over 100 people died and over 54,000 people were forced to flee, in a horrific outbreak of violence in Kandhamal District, Odisha State, India. The victims are still waiting for justice. We’re standing with them.

On Monday 25 August human rights organisations around the world will mark ‘Kandhamal Day’– the anniversary of the 2008 violence. Meanwhile, more and more people implicated in the attacks are being acquitted, and the Christian community is still experiencing harassment and violence.

The world’s media has all but forgotten these people – but we won’t.

Be part of the Kandhamal Day Thunderclap, and your message will help to ensure the victims aren’t forgotten.


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