US commission recommends placing India on list of countries violating religious freedom


Indian PM Modi (left) and US President Trump (right). Photo: File WASHINGTON: The US Commission on International Religious Freedom has recommended that India be re-designated as a ?Country of Particular Concern? because of the Modi government’s policies and treatment towards the Muslim population, The News reported on Wednesday. “Perhaps the steepest, and most alarming deterioration in religious freedom conditions is in India,” the vice chair of the USCIRF vice said after the release of the Commission’s annual report.