In an effort towards a collaborative strategy to protect human rights, ADF India organized a four-day India Symposium for the Social Activists' Fraternity at Hyderabad, Telangana from 23-26 November, 2021.

Around 50 participants, including lawyers, community leaders and members of civil society from 30 sensitive districts of 13 Indian states participated at the symposium.

There were very fruitful sessions, conversations and discussions on religious freedom violations and how to tackle them, the Constitutional Vision & Framework, Anti-Conversion laws, ideal legal interventions, practical tips on engaging with police and officials, likeminded groups to build the alliance, and best practices to protect religious freedom in India. 

Overall, this training contributed highly in expanding and strengthening the social activists/allied network of ADF India that responds to hostility due to one’s faith.