The study titled `Global Restrictions on Religion' took into account the situation in as many as 198 countries, North Korea being the only notable exception, to derive the conclusion. India was just below Iraq and well above countries like Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan when it came to social hostility in the country. Pakistan is at the third place right below India.I find this very hard to believe. WTF, indeed.
The study, which claims to cover 99.5% of the world population, deals with restrictions imposed on religion not just by social groups and individuals but also by the government. Even in the case of government induced restrictions, India badly with its position in the top 40 countries out of the 198 mentioned.
Tuesday, 22 December 2009
WTF news: Religious discrimination : India second
Today's Times of India carried this article on religious discrimination