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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Hindu Nationalist Launch Campaign for Nepal as Hindu Nation

(International Christian Concern) –Earlier this month, the pro-Hindu Rastriya Prajatantra Party launched a campaign to reestablish Nepal as an official Hindu nation. This campaign comes at a time when religious More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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India: Pastor Edwin Joseph says violence by Hindu radicals increasing, linked to recent church burning

(International Christian Concern) –In a report by Morning Star News, attacks on Christians in India’s Tamil Nadu state are becoming more common. In just the month of February, Morning Star News documented three More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Hindu radicals behead Anant Ram Gand for converting to Christianity

(International Christian Concern) –A Christian man in India’s Odisha state, formally known as Orissa, was found beheaded earlier this month. According to Persecution Relief, a local ministry in India, this Christian More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Nepal Pastor Dharmendra Singh arrested for ‘charges of forced conversion’

(International Christian Concern) –On January 28, Pastor Dharmendra Singh, from Nepalganj, Nepal, was arrested by police in Rupaidiha village, located in India’s Uttar Pradesh state, on charges of forced conversion. More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Christian Leaders Assaulted by Hindu Radicals in India Karnataka State

(International Christian Concern) –A Christian prayer meeting was attacked by a mob of more than 100 Hindu radicals in Santhoshnagar in Hubli city, located in India’s southern state of Karnataka. The attack More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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Mob Attacks Prayer meeting in Attempt to kill Indian Pastor, Hanumanth Rao

(International Christian Concern) –On October 24, a mob of Hindu radicals attacked Pastor Hanumanth Rao while conducting a prayer meeting in a Christian home in Parupalli village, located in the Mahabubnagar District More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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India: Pastor Mathai Varghese abducted and beaten by a mob of Hindu radicals

(International Christian Concern) –On September 4, Pastor Mathai Varghese, the 57-year-old pastor of Ebenezer Indian Pentecostal Church in Suratgarh, was abducted and beaten by a mob of Hindu radicals in India’s More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Christians and Muslims battle Hindu extremism in India, the ban on religiously-based education institutions

(International Christian Concern) –Leaders of minority communities in India, including Christians and Muslims, are concerned by a report demanding the government stop allowing minorities to run religiously-based More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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India: 12 Christians acquitted of false allegations from Hindu extremists

(International Christian Concern) –On October 10, the Mandelshwar District and Sessions Court of Madhya Pradesh acquitted 12 Christians falsely accused of violence by Hindu radicals. After hearing statements from More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Pastor Yubak speaks on helping Nepal’s poorest regions, battling Hindu extremists

(International Christian Concern) –Pastor Yubak has endured many difficulties in his life. This fact was evi­dent as I looked into his tired eyes while traveling in rural Nepal earlier this year. Serving as a More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Police arrest and question Pentecostal pastor Madhya Pradesh after converting Hindu youth

(International Christian Concern) – A Pentecostal pastor from Madhya Pradesh was arrested and interrogated by police on charges of converting a young Hindu with a promise of money. Sajan K George, president of More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, January 7th, 2016
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India: over a dozen Christians arrested for praying to ‘protect them’ from Hindu mob attack

Fifteen Christians were arrested during New Year’s prayers at a church in the Indian state of Karnataka as a radical Hindu mob surrounded the Christians just before they were arrested. They have since been released. Sajan More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Oklahoma Supreme Court says Ten Commandments monument must be removed from state Capitol grounds

The Oklahoma Supreme Court ordered the Ten Commandments monument removed from the state Capitol grounds hree years after its installation led to a lawsuit by the ACLU and a battle over religious freedom, free More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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India: Christian man Arvind D’Souza stopped by police, despite committing no crime

Arvind D’Souza was stopped by the police “for reasons of public order,” even though he had committed no crime. Despite his innocence, the is still in prison, under “preventive detention.” While More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 27th, 2014
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Anju Panta, one of India’s biggest celebrities, bows out of Hindu festival after conversion to Christianity

Anju Panta is one of the biggest stars in the country is making headlines in her country, not for her talents or skills, but because of her religious conversion to Christianity. Attacks in the media and critics More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, September 27th, 2014
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India: Hindu extremists warn Christians and Muslims to stay away from festivals

A Hindu group in India warned Muslims and Christians on Thursday not to join in a lively Hindu religious festival this month, the latest attempt by activists to step up segregation in the multi-faith country. This More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Hindu extremists leading movement to ban Christianity, Islam from central India

Religious minorities in central India face a new threat as Hindu extremists have been successful in more than a dozen village councils in passing restrictions on religions other than Hinduism. Christian prayer, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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State Department on Christianity in Middle East: ‘shadow of its former self’

The State Department issued a shocking report on the state of religious freedom around the world this week, noting that Christianity in the Middle East, especially Syria, is becoming a “shadow of its former More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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India: Hinduism on the rise, increasing persecution of Christians as elections near

Hinduism in India is experiencing a rival and, as a result, persecution of Christians is increasing. Religious leaders are watching the situation closely as elections are scheduled for April. India sees a rise of More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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Christian persecution detailed in House meeting as Christianity expands where ‘freedom is lacking’

Experts gathered and spoke before a US House committee about the global persecution against Christians, noting the increases in violence in Africa and India. John L. Allen, Jr., author of “The Global War on Christians,” More...


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