• Persecution News

    Persecution Watch, January 27, 2016

    We request prayers that the church would continue to serve the nation and faithfully share the Gospel of Jesus Christ which brings about reconciliation with God and one another. Pastor arrested in Lakhanpur, Surguja district, Chattisgarh January 1, 2016: Pastor Johan Kujur from Lakhanpur village, Sarguja district was arrested after local Hindu extremist accused him

    Persecution Watch, December 9, 2015

    Christians threatened and warned at Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh December 1, 2015: Hindu extremists threatened a family and warned them of dire consequences if they continued to attend worship services at Sundra village, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh. Premlal Sahu and his family were at their home when suddenly a mob of 20 plus Bajrang Dal members barged into their

    Persecution Watch, June 16, 2016

    16 Dalit Christians forced to flee home in Jharkhand May 13, 2016: Sixteen Dalit Christians were beaten up and forced to flee their homes in Hunter village, Palamu District, Jharkhand. The Christians, who have been following Christianity for more than 9 years, were summoned before the village council and questioned as to why they were

    Persecution Watch, October 30, 2015

    EFI News October 2015 Introduction The Evangelical Fellowship of India has recorded at least 23 verified incidents targeting the Christian community in the months of September – October 2015. This includes one person being killed by unidentified people in Jharkhand while other incidents like arrests on cooked up charges and attacks on individual Christians and

    Persecution Watch, Sept. 13, 2015

    Church worship service disrupted. Pastor asked to leave house at Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh August 2, 2015: Hindu extremists disrupted Sunday worship at a local house Church in Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh on August 2, 2015. Pastor Nandlal stays in a rented accommodation at Ghazipur and leads a house Church. While the Sunday service was going on,

    Persecution Watch, August 21, 2015

    Christian couple killed by security forces in Kandhamal, Orissa A Christian couple was killed allegedly by the CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) security forces in Kandhamal on July 26, 2015. The couple, Dubeshwar (Duba) Nayak (45 years) and his wife Budi (Bhubudi) Nayak had gone uphill with three more people to the top of Dudimaha