• RLC Reports

    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.

    Persecution of Christians in the curfew of Covid – RLC report on 2020

    The Corona-19 virus pandemic impacted India as much as it did the world, leaving, till December end 2020, more than 10.5 million Indian hospitalised, and 151,000 dead.  The Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, in a national telecast announced a nation-wide total lockdown on March 24. With all industrial, business and tertiary economic activity at a

    EFI-RLC Half Yearly Report 2020

    Lynching, ostracization in targeted violence against Christians in first half of 2020 The absolute sense of impunity generated in the administrative apparatus of India by the Corona pandemic lockdown, and the consequent absence of civil society on the streets and in the courts, has aggravated the environment of targeted hate and violence against Christians in

    RLC Report – Hate and Targeted Violence against Christians in 2019

    PRESS RELEASETags:EFIRLC, Persecution Watch, RLC Report A consummately organized hate campaign against India’s Muslim population, beginning mid-December 2019, and erupting in a pogrom in mid-February 2020  against them in their “ilakas” (loosely translated as ghettos) in the North eastern suburbs of the Indian capital city New Delhi, has not only delayed the analysis of the

    Hate and targeted violence against Christians in India 2018

    Click to access the full report Targeted violence and hate crimes against the Christian community in India continued unabated in 2018. The Religious Liberty Commission (RLC) of the Evangelical Fellowship of India has recorded 325 incidents where Christians have been targeted using violence, intimidation or harassment. More than the numbers, what is disturbing is the sudden

    Persecution Watch, January 2018

    On 1 January in Mohanpur, Jehanabad district of Bihar, a Christian prayer meeting was stopped by a mob led by Hindu fundamentalists, who entered the house where Pastor Ranjit Kumar was leading the meeting. About 70 Christians were attending the prayer meeting. The Hindu fundamentalists threatened the pastor and the Christians warning them to stop