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India urges UN to recognize ‘religiophobia’ rather than just Islamophobia

Latesttalks | 16/03/2022 10:27 PM | Click to read full article

Asserting that religious phobias are not restricted any single religion, India on Tuesday urged the United Nations to acknowledge the prevalence of “religiophobia,” rather than single out a single faith.

He cited the examples of the destruction of Bamyan Buddha, attacks on temples and gurdwaras, massacre of Sikh pilgrims in gurudwara, and glorification of breaking of idols in temples etc.