• RLC Reports

    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

    List of Incidents targeting the Christian Community in India November – December 2014

    The Evangelical Fellowship of India expresses concern at the alarming rate at which the Christian community is being targeted in India. The EFI’s Religious Liberty Commission recorded more than 38 incidents targeting the Christian community in November – December 2014, with 31 incidents taking place in December alone. The incidents range from physical violence, false

    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