HAF Presents on Caste-Based Discrimination at Religion Newswriters Conference
Washington, DC (October 6, 2012) - HAF's Executive Director, Ms. Suhag A. Shukla, Esq., presented "Not Cast in Caste -- A Hindu Perspective Against Caste-based Discrimination" at the Religion Newswriters Association's annual conference. The HAF presentation followed a press briefing of the film, "Freeing the Untouchables," which was sponsored by Joseph D'Souza's Dalit Freedom Network and Friends Church, the world's largest Evangelical Quaker church. Click here to listen to Ms. Shukla's talk (requires itunes).
This year also marked HAF's 9th consecutive year attending the conference, which draws hundreds of editors and journalists from across the U.S. covering the religion beat at over 100 newspapers and other media outlets, including the Associated Press, Religion News Service, Washington Post, and New York Times, among many others.