There cannot be 'double standards' on religiophobia, says India at UN

India's representative to the UN Ambassador Tirumurti said that India is the greatest victim of terrorism. "It is underlying strength that has withstood radicalisation over time'', he said

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There cannot be "double standards" on religiophobia and combating it should not be a "selective exercise" involving only one or two religions but also apply equally to phobias against non-Abrahamic religions, India has said at the United Nations.

He called on countries to develop an education system that truly contributes to combating terrorism by promoting the principles of pluralism and democracy.

"As we have emphasised time and again, combating religiophobia should not be a selective exercise involving only one or two religions but should apply equally to phobias against non-Abrahamic religions as well. Till this is done, such international days will never

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First Published: Jun 18 2022 | 9:40 PM IST

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