SRI LANKA: Theology Student Brutally Assaulted
  • 21 August 2019

While a Christian theology student was conducting a worship service, a few residents led by Buddhist monks stood outside the establishment, questioning his religious activities and demanding to see his identification. Thereafter the group physically assaulted him and demanded that he leave the village immediately. The student is presently suffering from injuries to his head, […]

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NEPAL: Christian-Run School Burglarised
  • 14 August 2019

Buddhist fundamentalists broke into a school run by Christians recently, searching for proof that the Christians were indoctrinating local Buddhist children. The Buddhists broke into the school during the night, rifling through offices and destroying furniture, but they didn’t find the evidence they were seeking. The Christian who manages the school was born into a […]

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LAOS: Christian Arrested, Asked to Renounce Faith
  • 02 May 2019

Police in southern Laos have allegedly arrested, beaten and detained a man in Savannakhet province for practising his Christian faith last Thursday, according to Radio Free Asia’s (RFA) Lao service. The man named Agoon was arrested for another crime, based on a police accusation – he was cutting timber illegally in a protected forest. However, […]

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SRI LANKA: Pastor Shan Kidnapped and Tortured
  • 19 December 2018

In 2006 Pastor Shan Babu started the Gospel Tabernacle Church in Sri Lanka. In the first two years the congregation was small, and the pastor took to evangelising from house to house. By 2017, God had brought many Buddhists to Christ and the church had steadily grown to 250 members. Throughout this time, many Buddhists […]

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SRI LANKA: Christians Under Pressure from Extremists
  • 25 October 2018

The church in Sri Lanka is facing mounting violence and discrimination — as extremism extends its influence. Buddhist hardliners and Hindu extremists with links to India are gaining influence. Large mobs, even entire communities, are being mobilised against the church. One example involves the Assemblies of God (AOG) church in Beliatta, southern Sri Lanka. A […]

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