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Animists Opposing Christianity in India Find Allies in Maoists, Police, Hindu Extremists
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Animists in central India are enlisting Maoist militants to kill Christians who refuse to recant their faith.
Police, Extremists Use Clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir, India to Thwart Christians
Thursday, November 21, 2019
On Aug. 5, the government revoked the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir state in 1949 that allowed it to have its own constitution. By thus abrogating Article 370 and Article 35A of...
Hindu Extremists, Police Shut Down Worship Services in Uttar Pradesh, India
Friday, October 18, 2019
Police broke up a congregational gathering of 6,000 worshippers in northern India on Tuesday (Oct. 15) after Hindu extremists leveled false charges of black magic, arms possession and forcible...
Police Help Hindu Extremist Efforts to Shut Down Christian Worship in India, Sources Say
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Hindu extremists and police in eastern India this month ordered jailed Christians to stop gathering for worship, with the extremists threatening to bring a venomous snake to bite a pastor’s wife,...
Social Media Backlash Reflects New Era of Hostility in Nepal
Monday, September 16, 2019
Hindu extremist threats have driven a pastor in Nepal into hiding following a leak onto social media of a restricted audience-interview he gave on his journey to Christ, sources said.
Hindu Extremists Demand Death of One of Organizers of Christian Film in India
Friday, September 6, 2019
Immanuel Tirkey and about 100 villagers were watching the end of a Christian film in Bihar state, India, when a man stood up in front of the screen and began shouting, “Who is the operator here?...
Hindu Nationalism Increasingly Evident in India, Sources Say
Friday, August 23, 2019
The Hindu nationalists shouting at Christian leaders who were summoned to a police station in southern India asked what gave them the right to lead Christian congregations in a Hindu country.
Reporting Persecution to Police a Vanishing Option for Christians in India
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Persecution of Christians in Bihar state, India, has so intensified in the past two years that Pastor Shelton Viswanathan didn’t dare call police after Hindu extremists broke bones in his hand and...
Christians Forced to 'Reconvert,' Banished from Village in India
Monday, July 15, 2019
“Many Christians had hoped that voters would not grant him a second term as prime minister of the world’s largest democracy,” Thonhauser wrote in a recent issue of the Catholic Herald. “While Modi...
Christian Families Going Hungry as Villagers in India Deprive Them of Work, Homes
Monday, June 10, 2019
Christians in various villages of Chhattisgarh state, India are going hungry as members of tribal religions deprive them of work and refuse to sell food to them, sources said.
Food Deprivation, Beatings and Jail as Christians Suffer in Jharkhand, India
Friday, April 12, 2019
A longstanding Hindu extremist practice of turning animistic villagers against Christians has intensified as elections get underway in India today, with tribal villagers taught that Christianity is...
Police in India File Charges against Pastors for Refuting False Account of Attack, Sources Say
Friday, March 22, 2019
Three pastors in western India have been criminally charged in retaliation for refuting a false account of a Hindu extremist attack on six Christians that left a teenage girl unconscious, sources...
Churches Deprived of Their Worship Buildings in Tamil Nadu, India
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Churches in Tamil Nadu, India that had never experienced opposition now find Hindu extremists forcing them out of their places of worship, sources said.
Christian Mother Facing False Accusation in India Is Transferred Far from Home, Sources Say
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Days after Hindu extremists in northern India marched in protest to file a false claim against a Christian mother, her government employer transferred her to a district more than 100 miles away,...
Legal Struggle of Doctor Reflects Wider Harassment of Christians in India
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Emergency medicine doctor Christo Thomas Philip was returning with his family to his native India from a medical conference in Greece when immigration officials at Delhi’s Indira Ghandi...
Hindu Version of
Leads to Demolition of Church Building in Southern India
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Hard-line Hindus on Jan. 9 tore down a church building in southern India because it was built on the west side of a village, which they said violated Hindu principles of placement and positioning,...
Hindu Extremists Threaten Children at Sunday School in Southern India
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Police and news media further joined forces with Hindu extremists in recent attacks in southern India, including one where a mob terrorized children in Sunday school, sources said.
Hindu Extremist Mob Tries to Burn Pastor Alive in Odisha, State, India
Monday, November 26, 2018
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