forced conversion

SBC Passes Resolution Condemning the Forced Assimilation of Indigenous People

SBC Passes Resolution Condemning the Forced Assimilation of Indigenous People

A recently approved Southern Baptist Convention resolution condemns the forced assimilation and conversions that took place years ago among Native Americans.

Christian Girl in Pakistan Testifies of Kidnapping, Rape

Christian Girl in Pakistan Testifies of Kidnapping, Rape

A 15-year-old Christian girl recently testified in a Pakistani court that she was kidnapped and raped by the Muslim man accused of abducting her and forcibly converting and marrying her.

Pastor, Wife Arrested on Baseless Charges in Northern India

Pastor, Wife Arrested on Baseless Charges in Northern India

According to sources, Hindu extremists in northern India disrupted a house church service, interrogated a pastor and signalled police to arrest him and his wife on baseless charges of fraudulent conversion.

Court in Pakistan Gives Custody of Christian Girl to Alleged Kidnapper

Court in Pakistan Gives Custody of Christian Girl to Alleged Kidnapper

Police in Pakistan have found a 14-year-old Christian girl who was allegedly kidnapped and forced to marry and convert to Islam, but a court on Thursday rejected her family’s attempt to recover her, ruling that Islam gives mental capacity more importance than age in such cases.

Christians in Pakistan Suffer Court Setback in Child Marriages/Conversions

Christians in Pakistan Suffer Court Setback in Child Marriages/Conversions

Last week, the Supreme Court of Pakistan declined to intervene in efforts to end the abduction and forced conversion/marriage of minor Christian girls in the country.

High Court in Pakistan Upholds Girl's Forced Marriage, Conversion

High Court in Pakistan Upholds Girl's Forced Marriage, Conversion

The Lahore High Court has upheld a ruling in Pakistan granting custody of a 13-year Christian girl to a Muslim man accused of kidnapping her and then forcing her to marry him and convert to Islam.

Another 13-Year-Old Girl Forced to Marry/Convert to Islam in Pakistan

Another 13-Year-Old Girl Forced to Marry/Convert to Islam in Pakistan

Last month a court in Pakistan handed Shahid Gill’s 13-year-old daughter into the custody of a 30-year-old Muslim man named Saddam Hayat. Hayat and six others allegedly took Nayab from her home, converted her to Islam and forced her to marry Hayat.

Employer Allegedly Sends Hit Men to Kill Christian

Employer Allegedly Sends Hit Men to Kill Christian

Last month, a Christian employee’s Muslim supervisor reportedly sent people to kill him in eastern Uganda after he refused to convert to Islam.

Christians Forced to 'Re-Convert' to Tribal Religion in Central India

Christians Forced to 'Re-Convert' to Tribal Religion in Central India

All but 10 Christians fled a central India village after followers of tribal deities threatened to kill 10 Christian families if they refused to participate in a “re-conversion” ceremony back to their ancestral religion.

Another Christian Girl in Pakistan Kidnapped, Forcibly Converted/Married

Another Christian Girl in Pakistan Kidnapped, Forcibly Converted/Married

A 13-year-old Pakistani girl who was previously reported missing by her parents has been revealed to have reportedly been forced to convert to Islam and marry a Muslim man.

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