Additional information surfaces about kidnapping of Christian Rohingya pastor

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More information has surfaced about an attack on Rohingya Christian refugees in a Bangladeshi refugee camp last month by their fellow Muslim Rohingya, confirming earlier reports about the brutal assault.

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Young Christian man in Pakistan killed by Muslim for 'polluting' water

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A young Christian farm worker was killed in Pakistan by a Muslim landowner, who tortured the young man with farm equipment for rinsing himself after his day's work in a well and 'polluting' it.

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Family of Christian evangelist in India targeted by tribal villagers

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A Christian evangelist in India was targeted by tribal animists in his village, the assailants attacking his wife, mother, and 11 month-old son when he was discovered not to be home and destroying much of his property.

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Christians attacked in days prior to Trump's first India visit

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Significant attacks on Christians occurred in the days prior to US President Donald Trump's first visit to India, during which religious freedom was expected to be a main item in discussions with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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'Even then we trust God': Pakistani Christians assaulted by Muslims for trying to build church uniting scattered flock

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A Christian man in Pakistan who felt led to gather all the local house churches together into one community has sustained critical injuries after Muslim neighbors surrounded his land and viciously assaulted his family.

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Falsely accused Christians in India spread gospel to prisoners

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Three Christians accused of forced conversion in India spent two months in prison despite police failing to find evidence of wrongdoing, but the unjust incarceration became an opportunity for the gospel.

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New Pakistani social media law could make already infamous 'blasphemy laws' more powerful

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Pakistan introduced a new law on Jan. 28 requiring social media outlets to remove 'unwanted or slanderous' content within 24 hours, and Christians fear it could extend the reach of blasphemy laws that already carry a heavy penalty.

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Eight Christians acquitted of false forced conversion charges after two-and-a-half year legal battle

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Eight Christians in India falsely accused of trying to forcibly convert children to Christianity were acquitted after a two-and-a-half-year legal battle that saw them imprisoned for months.

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