• RLC Reports

    Religious Liberty Commission Yearly Report 2021

    Soon after midnight on 25 December in the old military town of Ambala Cantonment in Haryana, two miscreants entered the Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, a landmark first built in 1848 and rebuilt in 1905. They shattered a statue of Jesus Christ at the entrance gate, throwing the head on the lawns, and damaged the lights

    Fact Finding Report of attacks against Christians in North Karnataka

    Religious Liberty Commission of EFI records 39 incidents against Christians in Karnataka since January 2021. In the wake of the media reported attacks against Christians in North Karnataka, a fact-finding team from EFI’s Religious Liberty Commission visited the region, travelling to 8 towns and cities and meeting at least 12 pastors and Christian leaders who

    Religious Liberty Commission Half Yearly Report 2021

    145 instance of atrocities against Christians documented in the first half of 2021 The full report can be accessed by clicking THIS link. Before the year 2021 had reached its halfway mark, some of the most powerful forces in modern India prepared to counter the Christian – and Muslim – presence in India, with discussions and statements

    Persecution Watch 16 – 28 February 2021

    Christians in India continued to face opposition, harassment and violence, as the RLC documented 24 incidents in the month of February 2021. January 2021 has seen 29 incidents documented by RLC. Many cases have been filed against Christians under the new Freedom of Religion ordinance in Madhya Pradesh since January 2021. The state led the

    Persecution Watch 1 – 15 February 2021

    An initiative of the Religious Liberty Commission of EFI 1 – 15 February 2021 Religious Liberty Commission documented 11 incidents of hate and targeted violence against Christians in India in the first half of February 2021. Madhya Pradesh once again led the tally with 4 incidents. According to a report by national media “in a

    RLC Persecution Watch

    1 – 15 January 2021 On 3 January in Vikas Colony, Shahjahanpur district, Uttar Pradesh, four Christians and a pastor were charged on an allegation of engaging in religious conversion activities. Religious extremists accused Pastor David, Rajat, Jagat, Ajay, and Shirish Gupta of luring people into Christianity – a claim that the Christians vehemently denied.