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    Persecution Watch, May 30, 2011

    Christian Attacked in Chhattisgarh On 20 May in Janjgir-Champa district of Chhattisgarh, alleged Hindu extremists attacked a Christian for not paying heed to their advice to stop following Christ. Our Correspondent, Rev. Akhilesh Edgar reported that the extremists accused a Christian convert, who goes by one name only, Tarzan, of ‘misbehavior’ as he follows Christ

    Persecution Watch May 18, 2011

    Pastor Threatened in Uttar Pradesh On 8 May in Baskeria, Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, Hindu extremists from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh threatened to beat a pastor if he conducts future worship meetings in the area. According to information reaching EFI, Hindu extremists’ mob stopped Pastor B. Vijaya Kumar, his wife and daughter as they

    Persecution Watch March 11, 2011

    Thanksgiving Worship Meeting Disrupted in Unnoa, Uttar Pradesh Hindu extremists allegedly from the Bajrang Dal on 28 February barged into a Thanksgiving Worship Meeting and ordered the Christians to stop their prayer meeting in Digpalpur, Unnoa, Uttar Pradesh. Our correspondent reported that at about 11 a.m, about 20 extremists storm the prayer meeting,verbally abused Pastor

    Tony Blair and Rick Warren talk faith, the Middle East and 9/11

    Michelle A Vu, Christian Post Pastor Rick Warren and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair shared an evening conversation Sunday in front of more than 2,600 people about faith, the Middle East, globalisation, and 9/11. Speaking at the seventh Saddleback Civil Forum in California, Blair spoke of the importance of faith in globalisation. “Faith teaches

    Christian body wants NIA probe to uncover Malegaon-Orissa link

    The All India Christian Council sent a memorandum to Minister of Home Affairs, P. Chidambaram, and the Orissa state Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik calling for a National Investigation Agency probe into links between Sangh Parivar members currently accused of terror and the outbreak of violence in Orissa during 2007-2008. “We demand that the National Investigations

    Orissa Erupts Again – Malkangiri District Attacked

    Christians in the Orissa state of India have been undergoing repeated violence since December, with a particular increase over the last month. Fides, the Vatican agency reported more than ten episodes in which Christians, including pregnant women and children, were injured by attackers in Malkangiri district. Evangelical Pastor Vijay Purusu reported that the Christians are being