India: Police Join Attack on Christians, File False Charges, Sources Say
who did nothing to stop a fierce attack on a church service in Uttar Pradesh,
India also beat and threatened the Christians while arresting them under false
accusations of fraudulent conversions.
India: Hindu Nationalists Incite Animists to Attack Christians
Six Christian families worshipping in a
wood-an-hay structure in eastern India were confronted by tribal animists and
attacked. A mob of 20-25 men destroyed
their church and neighboring properties. Sources say tribal leaders are being
tapped by Hindu Nationalists to incite animosity toward Christians.
Uganda: Woman Loses Family After Responding to Visions, She Says
seeing visions of Christ during prayers and in her dreams, Muslim Mansitula
Buliro confided in her Christian neighbor who led her to accept Christ as her
Savior. When her husband found out, he attacked her with a knife, sending her
to the hospital where she would later miscarry.
Pakistan: Muslim Supervisors Kill Two Christian Women
recovered the bodies of two Christian sisters who went missing November 26 in
Lahore, Pakistan. The killers, their Muslim supervisors at a pharmacy factory, had
been pressuring them to convert to Islam and marry them.
India: State Government Approves Harshest Anti-Conversion Law to Date
The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government
of Madhya Pradesh has approved an ordinance entitled The Madhya Pradesh Freedom
of Religion Ordinance 2020 that will replace its Religious Freedom Act of 1968
and is considered to be the most stringent anti-conversion law in India.
Pakistan: Murderer Uses False Blasphemy Accusation to Justify Killing Christian
A Christian man was
murdered earlier this month by a Muslim coworker in a factory. The victim’s
family reports the murderer falsely accused the Christian of committing
blasphemy to justify the killing.
Indonesia: The Deep Sorrow of Lewono Lembantongoa’s Christians
On November 27, 2020, A group of East Indonesia Mujahideen (MIT) terrorists descended on Lewono hamlet, Lembantongoa village, a Salvation Army outpost in Central Sulawesi province, Indonesia and brutally slain four villagers before setting fire to half a dozen homes, including a church.
India: Four BJP-Ruled States Consider Enacting Anti-Conversion Laws
Four BJP-ruled states in India are following Uttar Pradesh’s lead to enact a controversial anti-conversion law in an attempt to stop what it viewed as widespread illegal religious conversions. These states include Haryana, Karnataka, Assam, and Madhya Pradesh.
India: State Government to Promulgate Country’s Stringent Anti-Conversion Law
According to media the Madhya
Pradesh state cabinet approved a bill that would replace the Religious Freedom
Act of 1968 and allow the BJP-led government to more strictly regulate
religious conversions and criminalize religious conversion by marriage,
financial allurement, or force.