• RLC Report

    Hate and Targeted Violence Against Christians in India – 2023 Report

    Christian Minority in India Faced Escalating Wave of Violence and Intolerance in 2023 Christian Community Records Highest Number of Hate Crimes; Calls for Immediate Government Action New Delhi, India (March 21, 2024) – The Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) has released the EFI’s Religious Liberty Commission’s (EFIRLC) annual report that documents an escalation in targeted

    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

    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.

    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