India: Christians Return to Village Where Followers of Tribal Religion Attacked Them
A Christian family were attacked in their home while they slept in late May and barely escaped with their lives. The attack was a result of their refusal to take part in a tribal celebration. Last week the family returned to their village, fearing additional persecution.
Vietnam: Family of Imprisoned Pastor Beaten and Detained
The family of political activist and pastor Nguyen Trung
Ton, imprisoned for his promotion of democracy, was subject to violence and
detention before and during U.S. Ambassador’s visit to Thanh Hoa province.
India: Christian Father of Two Killed in Jharkhand State
A young Christian father of two
was hunted down, dragged from his home and brutally murdered by followers of
tribal Adivasi religion after four years of harassment for reporting their
assault on his mother-in-law.
Pakistan: Christians Struggle Amid Locust and COVID-19 Crisis
Christian sharecroppers in southern Pakistan have been deeply affected by locust swarms, destroying their crops and livelihoods. Struggling to survive, they are finding persecution against them as they seek help.
India: Police Release Suspect in Attempted Killing of Pastor
Under pressure from an
official in the ruling Hindu nationalist political party, police in Uttar
Pradesh state, India have released without charges a suspect in the attempted
killing of a pastor last month, sources said.