Local Christians Face Increased Violence and Threats
Christians Fear Bill Will Incite Increased Anti-Christian Violence
“According to the new law, the accused should prove their innocence and not the accuser.”
For Christians in Karnataka, this Christmas season is likely to be filled with challenges and opposition.
The police said investigations for vandalism are in progress.
USCIRF’s 2021 Annual Report highlights the prevalence and impact of hate speech targeting religious communities, including in India, Pakistan, Vietnam, Nicaragua, and Turkey.
Wave of Persecution Allowed to Continue by Court Delay
Christians in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh are living in fear after radical Hindu activists stepped up a campaign for the reconversion of indigenous people.
“They accused us of trying to convert the local people…”
“[S]houting slogans praising the Hindu god Ram, angry crowds beat the faithful gathered in prayer, destroyed furniture, photographs and musical instruments, devastating several halls of worship…”
Incident Sparks Memories of India’s Worst Incident of Christian Persecution
Christians Fear Police Cannot Guarantee Their Safety in India
Christians Unable to Worship Without Threat of Attack by Radical Hindu Nationalists
Organoids made of tear-producing cells offer chances to study, and possibly treat, eye disorders.