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India freezes Mother Teresa charity’s accounts amid hate attacks

Al Jazeera

December 27, 2021

India’s government has frozen the bank accounts of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity (MoC) in West Bengal, says the state’s political leader, dealing a blow to one of the country’s most prominent groups running shelters for the poor.

The move on Monday came after several right-wing Hindu groups disrupted Christmas mass in parts of India during the weekend, including in Modi’s parliamentary constituency in the most populous Uttar Pradesh state where local elections are due early next year.

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