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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NEPAL: Assaulted Pastor Recovering from Trauma
  • 30 May 2019

More than a month after Pastor Dhurba Kumar Pariyar was attacked by Maoist rebels, he remains in pain and faces mental trauma. Despite that, he has found strength in the Scriptures, as well as the testimonies of others who have suffered for their faith. Pastor Dhurba was riding a motorcycle on his way back from […]

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NEPAL: Five Christians Arrested
  • 09 May 2019

Five Christians, including two foreign nationals, were arrested on 23 April on allegations of attempted proselytisation. The arrests happened during an early morning raid on a hotel in Ghorahi. The police seized Bibles, computers and other items, including cash. Before being arrested for preaching Christianity and converting through allurement, the five were scheduled to attend […]

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NEPAL: Christians Blamed for Villagers’ Deaths
  • 28 March 2019

When five people died within a week in a small Nepalese village in January, the only Christian family in the Hindu village was blamed for the deaths. Gianprakash and his family were asked to leave the village because they were following a foreign God. One night, six young men came to Gianprakash’s home, shouting and […]

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NEPAL: Christians Fear Enactment of New Anti-Conversion Law
  • 30 August 2018

The enactment of new legislation criminalising religious conversion in Nepal has sparked a heightened sense of fear and insecurity among Christian minorities. The Civil and Criminal Codes, which came into effect on 17 August to replace the General Code that was in place for 165 years, comprise a set of laws guiding civil and legal […]

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