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Pastor in Central India Attacked for Police Report on Prior Assault, Expulsion
Friday, April 24, 2020
This month, Tribal animists in central India severely injured a pastor just one month after they demolished his house and drove him and his family out of their village.
Legal Confusion in Sri Lanka Fans Flame of Buddhist Nationalist Hostilities, Sources Say
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Buddhist nationalists in Sri Lanka are making it more difficult for Christians to worship after an incorrect notion claiming churches need prior permission for services became widespread.
Fearing for Children's Lives, Christian Family in India Refrains from Reporting Assault to Police
Monday, March 16, 2020
A pastor and his family were forced to flee their home and retreat to the wilderness after they were attacked by extremists.
Christian Leader in Madhya Pradesh, India Run Over by Motorcycles, Sources Say
Monday, March 9, 2020
Hindu extremists in India reportedly beat and ran over a key evangelical leader with their motorcycles. He was brought the hospital and has already undergone several surgeries.
Tribal Villagers in India Beat Christian Family, Destroy Food Supply
Monday, March 2, 2020
A Christian family was beaten and their home was destroyed in India.
Christians Suffer Two Months of Abuse in Jail on Baseless Charges in India
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
In Uttar Pradesh state’s Mau District, 23-year-old pastor Ajay Kumar, fellow pastor Om Prakash, 20, and another Christian, 62-year-old Kapil Dev Ram, still face fabricated charges for forced...
Christians in India Spend Christmas in Jail, Accused of Illegally Practicing Medicine
Thursday, January 2, 2020
In central India Christians were arrested and forced to spend Christmas in jail after Hindu nationalist tribal villagers disrupted their worship service and accused them of illegally...
Fear of Hindu Extremist Violence Ends Christianity in Village in Northern India
Monday, December 2, 2019
Led by Hindu extremists in Udham Singh Nagar District in Uttarakhand state, a mob of 60 to 70 mainly female villagers assaulted 28-year-old pastor Sawan Pol’s father, mother, wife and 10-year-old...
Falsely Accused of Killing Hindu Leader in India, Five Christians Ordered to Be Freed
Monday, December 2, 2019
The Supreme Court of India issued a decision ordering bail for the five Christians from Odisha (formerly Orissa) state falsely accused of killing Hindu leader Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati, whose...
Pastor Beaten Unconscious Faces Charges by Hindu Extremists in Jharkhand, India
Friday, November 22, 2019
Eight assailants, including a policeman, attacked a pastor in Parihara, Garhwa District, Jharkhand state and how the victims are facing charges.
Police Put Christian Houses under Surveillance in Tamil Nadu State, India
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Police in southern India’s Tamil Nadu state have put several house churches under surveillance in order to stop worship, in violation of the country’s secular constitution, sources said.
Hindu Extremist Attack on Home Traumatizes Pastor, Family in Northeast India
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
A Hindu extremist mob in northeastern India tried to kill a pastor and his family in an attack on their home Sunday night (Oct. 27), the church leader said.
Hindu Extremists Beat Pastor Unconscious in Gujarat State, India
Friday, October 25, 2019
A pastor in western India suffered severe injuries to his head and back on Tuesday (Oct. 22) after Hindu extremists beat him unconscious for visiting a Christian in a neighboring village, sources...
Christian Family in Hiding after Hindu Extremist Mob Assaults Them in India
Thursday, October 3, 2019
A retired pastor, his wife and their sons are in hiding from police after a Hindu extremist mob injured them in a gruesome assault in northern India, sources said.
Young Father in India Shocked at Why Relatives Attacked Him, Daughter and Killed His Wife
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Two weeks after losing his wife to an axe-blow in front of his 3-year-old daughter in eastern India, Rohit Oraon believes that the murder was planned, not spontaneous, and that his relatives also...
Second Wrongly Convicted Christian Released in Kandhamal, India Case Counts Cost
Thursday, August 29, 2019
When Bijaya Kumar Sanaseth went to jail for a murder in India that he did not commit more than 10 and a half years ago, his mother was still alive and his oldest child was 9 years old.
Public Awareness, Pressure Helps Persecuted Christians Win Justice in India
Friday, August 2, 2019
An attorney representing Christians threatened at a wedding in northern India – with police joining in the verbal abuse and then arresting the Christians – couldn’t believe what was now happening...
Officials Destroy Christian School, Hostel – and Founder's Home – in Eastern India
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Authorities seized 12 tearful, fatherless children from a Christian ministry in eastern India last month after local officials demolished the ministry’s school and hostel, sources said.
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