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    Half-Yearly Persecution Report 2011

    Half-Yearly Persecution Report 2011 Christian Groups Susceptible to Violence in India “With two – three incidents of violence against the community each week in 2011, Christians in India, continue to face the worst ever persecution in India.” Rev. Dr. Richard Howell, General Secretary, EFI The Evangelical Fellowship of India is deeply concerned at the continued

    Persecution Watch, June 03, 2011

    Christians Attacked in Jharkhand EFI is deeply disturbed to learn that Christians are being attacked and threatened in two districts of Jharkhand and appeals to the state authorities to take appropriate action to safeguard the rights of the minority communities immediately. On 28 May in Laherbanjari, Palamu district, alleged Hindu extremists beat up five convert

    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