India’s government, under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is increasingly adopting pro-Hindu nationalist ideologies.
Karnataka Becomes India’s 11th State to Enact Anti-Conversion Law
Local Christians Face Increased Violence and Threats
BJP-Led Government in India’s Karnataka State Proposes Enactment of Anti-Conversion Law
Christians Fear Bill Will Incite Increased Anti-Christian Violence
Christians in India seek protection from Hindutva government
“According to the new law, the accused should prove their innocence and not the accuser.”
Churches in Southern India Canceling Christmas Due to Increased Threats by Radicals
For Christians in Karnataka, this Christmas season is likely to be filled with challenges and opposition.
INDIA – A Catholic school devastated by Hindu extremists
The police said investigations for vandalism are in progress.
USCIRF Releases New Report about Protecting Religious Freedom Online
USCIRF’s 2021 Annual Report highlights the prevalence and impact of hate speech targeting religious communities, including in India, Pakistan, Vietnam, Nicaragua, and Turkey.
Indian Court Delays Hearing Challenge to Anti-Conversion Law
Wave of Persecution Allowed to Continue by Court Delay
Anti-conversion law foments anti-Christian campaign in central India
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.
In India, a priest is acquitted of attempting ‘forcible religious conversion’
“They accused us of trying to convert the local people…”
INDIA – Record of violence in a single day against Christian communities
“[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…”
Radical Hindu Nationalists Burn Four Christian Homes in India
Incident Sparks Memories of India’s Worst Incident of Christian Persecution
Pastor Beaten by Mob of Extremists in Police Station in India
Christians Fear Police Cannot Guarantee Their Safety in India
Persecution Continues to Sweep Across India’s Uttar Pradesh State
Christians Unable to Worship Without Threat of Attack by Radical Hindu Nationalists
Scientists Grew Tiny Tear Glands in a Dish–Then Made Them Cry
Organoids made of tear-producing cells offer chances to study, and possibly treat, eye disorders.