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Christian Refugees Describe Fear of Taliban in Fleeing Afghanistan
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Christian relatives of a convert who fled to India from Afghanistan shortly before the Taliban seized power described days of terror before they were able to leave the country.
Pastor in Nepal Sentenced to Prison under Proselytism Law
Tuesday, December 28, 2021
A pastor in Nepal forced to pay exorbitant bail amounts for three separate cases was sentenced to two years in prison on Nov. 30 under a law against proselytizing, sources said.
Foreign Christians Arrested on Charges of 'Converting' in Nepal
Thursday, August 8, 2019
A Christian from South Korea arrested in Nepal on charges of “attempting to convert” was released on bail on Wednesday (Aug. 7), sources said.
After Attack, Pastor in Nepal Filled with Fear - and Faith
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
More than a month after men claiming to be Maoists in Nepal assaulted Dhurba Kumar Pariyar, the 40-year-old pastor is still physically and mentally traumatized.
Four Christians, Including U.S. Woman, Arrested from Hotel in Nepal
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Police in Nepal arrested four Christians from a hotel, including a woman from the United States, early Tuesday morning (April 23) on false charges of conversion by allurement, sources said.
Christian in Sri Lanka Arrested after Reporting Threat on His Life, Watchdog Group Reports
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Police in Sri Lanka arrested a Christian who reported a Buddhist mob’s threat on his life, according to an advocacy group in the island country.
Church in Nepal Forced to Shut Down
Friday, November 16, 2018
High-caste Hindus who have been harassing a church in Nepal forced it to shut down last week, sources said.
Policeman Punished for Talking about Christ at Public Religious Meeting in Nepal
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
A policeman in Nepal was reprimanded and punished for talking about his faith in Christ at a public, multi-faith religious gathering earlier this month, sources said.
Violence, Discrimination against Christians Escalate in Sri Lanka
Friday, October 19, 2018
Attacks and other actions against Christians in Sri Lanka have escalated this year, with Hindu extremism beginning to take root along with long-time Buddhist aggression, according to rights...
Court in Nepal Sentences Pastor to 10 Years in Prison on Rape Conviction
Monday, August 27, 2018
Christians’ confidence in the judiciary in Nepal was shattered after a court sentenced a 63-year-old pastor to 10 years in prison on rape accusations the complainant later renounced, church leaders...
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