» 01/12/2015, 00.00
Religious violence increases in India with two Christian communities affected
On the same day, Hindu radical groups attacked a Protestant community in Bihar and Pentecostals in Karnataka. For the president of the Global Council of Indian Christians, "extremist groups feel encouraged to attack Christians because they are not restrained by the law."
07/09/2017 10:29:00 INDIA
Karnataka, two Pentecostal Christians arrested for forced conversions
Mercy and Rosaline guilty of distributing religious material. Hindu activists surrounded them and handed them over to the police. The police did not find the Christians in possession of religious materials. Article 25 of the Constitution guarantees freedom of religion.
Madhya Pradesh: Pentecostal pastors and 11 Hindus who wanted baptism arrested
Five activists of the RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) and the police tried to convince the faithful to file a false complaint against the pastor, on charges of forced conversions. The 11 rejected. GCIC: " Madhya Pradesh is a rogue state with the Christian community."
28/08/2017 09:16:00 INDIA
Karnataka, Pentecostal Christian accused of forced conversions
Dorairaj is 63 and resides in the village of Kollamogru-Kalmakaru. A group of about 20 people surrounded and searched. The Christian had already been indicted in the past. Perhaps targeted by the Hindus because a convert.
16/02/2018 10:24:00 INDIA
Madhya Pradesh, Pentecostals sentenced to 6 months in prison for 'forced conversions'
13 convicted include a vision impaired couple. Most Pentecostals are day laborers. The government led by Hindu nationalists "arrests Pentecostal Christians with groundless imputations".
24/10/2017 12:57:00 INDIA
Two Christians arrested in Madhya Pradesh for “forced conversions” of minors
Anita Joseph and Amrit Kumar were stopped at the Indore Railway Station. Hindu radicals accuse them of abducting six children. A Christian activist reports that those arrested were accompanying the children to a prayer meeting with their parents’ consent.
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