INDIA: Pastor Brutally Beaten by Hindu Radicals
  • 04 June 2020

On Thursday 28 May, Pastor Dinesh Kumar was brutally beaten by radical Hindu nationalists in the Mau district of Uttar Pradesh, India. Pastor Kumar was returning from a prayer meeting when he was attacked and remains unconscious in the hospital. According to local sources, several unidentified individuals followed Pastor Kumar on motorcycle as he was […]

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UGANDA: Christian Woman Seriously Beaten
  • 28 May 2020

A young Christian woman from the village of Luwooko in eastern Uganda was ambushed and beaten last month for sharing her faith. Lydia Nabirye, 23, is the daughter of an area evangelist. In early March, she shared her faith with a young Muslim woman who later came to salvation in Christ. After the new convert […]

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PAKISTAN: Christian Family Continues to Suffer Following Recovery of Abducted Daughter
  • 07 May 2020

Abductions, sexual assaults, forced conversions, and forced marriages continue to be a significant abuse faced by Christians in Pakistan. On 27 January 2019, Maria, 16, was abducted from a relative’s house in Punjab, Pakistan, by a group of Muslim men. For several weeks, Maria was raped multiple times in captivity, forced to convert to Islam, […]

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INDIA: Believers Forced to Pose “like Christ on the cross”
  • 24 April 2020

Believers in India were taunted, beaten and forced to pose “like Christ on the cross” in police custody when extremists accused them of “forced conversion”. Pastor Indresh Kumar Gautam, aged 24, and four others were arrested after 30 Hindu extremists broke up their Sunday service in Pratapgarh district, Uttar Pradesh. As extremists armed with sticks […]

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INDIA: Christian Beaten into Coma
  • 16 April 2020

A Christian father in India was beaten into a coma by tribal animists angered by his dedication to sharing the Gospel with villagers amid worsening persecution in the country. On 12 March, a mob of 60 villagers in Odisha state’s Kodalmetla village, Malkangiri District, stormed the home of 30-year-old Kama Sodi, his wife, and their […]

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