Religious Laws and Religious Crimes in Developing and Developed Countries
Arpana Bansal , Ramkiran Kaur
A moral and ethical code of conduct that is advocated and followed by people from all
walks of life religious faiths around the world is known as "religious law." Christianity,
for example, adheres to the principles laid out in the Old Testament and is therefore
considered to be a religion that follows religious law. A branch of Hinduism known as
the Shariah follows the principles of Dharma, the Vedas and other ancient texts. Sikhism
is based on a synthesis of Buddhist, Hindu, Jain, and other religious beliefs, and holds
that there is only one true divine being Jainism adheres to the scriptures, which include a
list of rules. The 5 Oaths Vows of Anuvratas include non-violence, truthfulness and nonpossession; 3 Gunavratas (Subsidiary Vows); and 4 Siksavratas, which are the Vows that
instruct and guide one's actions..
Since independence, India has seen numerous instances of what are commonly referred to as
"hate crimes" or "communal violence. Violence Against Religious Minorities Has a Serious
Impact on India's Muslims, Sikhs, And Christians. It's mostly for social, economic, and political
gains that this type of violence is used. In many cases, these acts of violence are met with mobs
and, in others, direct collaboration with state actors, ranging from inciting violence through hate
speech to denying the need for a thorough investigation after the fact.
Volume: Volume 25
Issues: Issue 3
Keywords: Religious Laws, Religious Crimes, Developed Countries, Developing.