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Pakistan: Police Arrest Pastor on Fabricated Charges, Sources Say

Sarfraz

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Presbyterian assistant pastor Sarfaraz Raja was preparing to deliver a Good Friday sermon in Pakistan on April 10 when his brother informed him by phone that police had intruded into his house and were harassing his mother and other family members. Upset that the pastor had complained of police misbehavior...

India: Pastor in Central India Attacked for Police Report on Prior Assault, Expulsion

Pastor Lalu Kirade

Family still living in open air after tribal animists drove them from home. NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Tribal animists in central India who demolished a pastor’s house and drove him and his family out of their village in March seriously injured him in an assault this month, he said. After...

INDIA: Christian Beaten into Coma in Odisha State,

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HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – A young mother and her two children were staring at her husband as he lay unconscious after a mob of 60 villagers in eastern India had stormed their home and beaten him with wooden sticks. “The children and I tried to wake him up – we thought he had fainted...

Myanmar: Civilian Christians Killed amid Military Fighting in Western Burma

Victims

NAYPYIDAW, Burma (Morning Star News) – Burmese army jet fighters killed 21 civilians from the predominantly Christian, ethnic Chin group in airstrikes this month in western Burma (Myanmar), sources said. In Paletwa Township, Chin state, the army on March 14 struck Meiksa Wa villages 2 and 3, killing 12 civilians, area residents reportedly said. Eight more...

Nepal: Police Arrest Pastor for Touting Healing Prayer amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Keshab

Police in Nepal arrested a Christian pastor this week, accusing him of giving false information about COVID-19 by saying Christian prayer could bring healing from the disease, sources said. Pastor Keshab Acharya, 32, was taken into custody on Monday (March 23) from his home in Pokhara, Gandaki Pradesh Province, after a video appeared on...

India: Hindu Extremists Beat Pastor Unconscious in Gujarat State.

PPastor Ramesh Pargi

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A pastor in western India suffered severe injuries to his head and back on Tuesday (Oct. 22) after Hindu extremists beat him unconscious for visiting a Christian in a neighboring village, sources said. The eight assailants left pastor Ramesh Pargi in a pool of blood after surrounding and assaulting...

India: Christian Family in Hiding after Hindu Extremist Mob Assaults Them in North Indian State.

Sarla Mangala, 65, was among those assaulted in Hindu extremist attack in Sohna, Haryana state, India on Sept. 22, 2019. (Morning Star News) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A retired pastor, his wife and their sons are in hiding from police after a Hindu extremist mob injured them in a gruesome assault in northern...

INDIA: Police Help Hindu Extremist Efforts to Shut Down Christian Worship in Jharkhand State.

Shyam Sundar Yadav,

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Hindu extremists and police in eastern India this month ordered jailed Christians to stop gathering for worship, with the extremists threatening to bring a venomous snake to bite a pastor’s wife, sources said. The house-church pastor, his family and other Christians had been arrested in Jharkhand state after the hardline...

Nepal: Social Media Backlash Reflects New Era of Hostility in the Himalayan Country.

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HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Hindu extremist threats have driven a pastor in Nepal into hiding following a leak onto social media of a restricted audience-interview he gave on his journey to Christ, sources said. Pastor Sukdev Giri of Trinity Fellowship church in Chitwan District has received death threats, he said. He has changed his...

India: Young Father is Shocked at Why Relatives Attacked Him, Daughter and Killed His Wife

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Two weeks after losing his wife to an axe-blow in front of his 3-year-old daughter in eastern India, Rohit Oraon believes that the murder was planned, not spontaneous, and that his relatives also meant to kill him and his child. What he still cannot believe is why.