Christian Persecution

Militants shot at Muhammad Yusuf Bhat in Kashmir Valley

SRINAGAR: A village headman in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama district was shot dead by militants on Wednesday, 1st July-2015.Militants shot at Muhammad Yusuf Bhat, the 'numbardar' (village headman) of Wangam village in Pulwama district this evening. Bhat died on the spot. Bhatt was associated with Christian missions working in Kashmir valley

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Vandals attack Baptist church, damage cross, in Bhiwani

by Nirmala Carvalho
Four motorcyclists threw stones at the building. After a first incident, they came back half an hour later to carry out a second attack. This is the first act of violence in Bhiwani District. For the church’s pastor, the attack was "an attempt to provoke tensions in the community." According to the president of the Global Council of Indian Christians, it was “intentionally provocative and anti-Christian."

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Three churches attacked in Indore

Three churches attacked in Indore-A local outfit called the Sanskritik Jagran Manch had threatened "direct action"if went ahead with the inauguration of a organisation. Official sources described the Manch as a right-wing Hindu organisation
INDORE, MAY 12. Miscreants and radicals ransacked St. Paul's CNI church damaging the holy cross and hurled stones at two other churches in the city here last night.

Father Ramesh Chandekar of St. Paul's Church informed that miscreants damaged the holy cross, the prayer place and broke holy utensils and the mike system.

Protestant leader demands protection during Holy Week from radical Hindu attacks

Protestant leader demands protection during Holy Week from radical Hindu attacks
by Nirmala Carvalho
Violence against individual Christians and Churches continues unabated. Near Agra, a group of Protestants, who met to pray for an elderly woman, were beaten and accused of trying to convert the family.
Mumbai (AsiaNews) – "As we take part in the ceremonies of the passion, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, we demand protection and security for our defenceless Christian communities,” said Sajan K George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), in a plea to the National Commission for Minorities in India, following a spate of anti-Christian acts by Hindu radicals.

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