» 02/05/2013, 00.00
Kashmir, false accusations on Facebook: mob tries to lynch 12 tourists
No injuries thanks to police intervention. The Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) condemns the increasing persecution in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. A photo appeared on the social network accuses Christians of practicing forced conversions.
Kashmir: a Christian school burnt down in Srinagar. Islamic militants suspected
The attack, preceded by threatening phone calls, took place Feb. 19. The damage amounted to 60 million rupees. The Bishop of Jammu-Srinagar: "The political unease has added to unresolved issues and tensions grow. In this tense political landscape, we Christians are the victims. "
Indian Kashmir: Christians arrested for "promoting enmity"
According to police Mafford Maharaj Singh, 62, and his wife Kusum, 60, were distributing Christian pamphlets disturbing the local population. Denial of the children: "They were in Srinagar for a wedding. A vendor found out their faith, insulted them and denounced them. "They risk three to five years in prison.
Kashmir, false accusations of forced conversion against a Protestant pastor
C. M. Khanna, pastor of All Saints Church in Srinagar accused of converting Muslim youth. The President of the Global Council of Indian Christians denounces the continuing cases of pressure and violence against the Christian minority in Kashmir.
Kashmir: Christian beheaded, his head left in front of a mosque
A group of hizbul militants, the Islamic “warriors of freedom”, kidnapped and killed, Ahmad Chat, 33, member of the Salem Voice Church. Pastors report daily persecution and violence in the province.
Kashmir life in danger of a pastor falsely accused of forced conversions
The Grand Mufti has called the Rev. Khanna of the Church of North India to a Sharia court to explain the alleged forced conversions of young Muslims. The protests of Bishop Samantaroy and the President of the Global Council of Indian Christians, Sajan K George, an "inappropriate and unconstitutional demand, a humiliation to the Constitution of our country."
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