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    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

    Persecution Watch, April 18, 2015

    Church Vandalized, Statues Damaged in Uttar Pradesh In the wee hours of April 16, unidentified miscreants damaged four statues of Mother Mary and wrapped a dog chain around one of the broken statues in Pratabpura, Rakabganj, Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal. According to our correspondent in Agra, the attack against the 90 year

    Persecution Watch, March 27, 2015

    Man lost Job for Being a Christian in Haryana A Christian lost his job after alleged Hindu extremists submitted a complaint against him of forceful conversion in Farmana, Rohtak. The incident took place on the morning of March 9 when the Hindu extremists’ mob surrounded the Primary Health Center and accused a Christian, Mukesh, of

    Persecution Watch May 31, 2014

    Church Properties Damaged in Karnataka On 18 May in Kundupur, properties of two churches were allegedly damaged by unidentified miscreants. Our correspondent Rev. Noel Kotian reported that an ornamental pot at the entrance of the Holy Rosary church was found broken and a signpost leading to St. Antony Church in Koteshwar also was found uprooted.

    Persecution Watch June 30, 2014

    Christians beaten up, 10 hospitalized in Chhattisgarh On 16 June, a mob of Hindu extremists brutally beat up Christians and 10 believers including two women who were later rushed to the hospital in Sirisguda, Bastar town, Jagdalpur. According to our correspondent, Rev Akhilesh Edgar, about 100 Christians who were denied rations for two months for