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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India pastor's house church, which he built with his own hands, all but destroyed

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A pastor in India and former carpenter who built his own house church nine years ago has seen his flock all but scattered after villagers, instigated by a local Brahmin with high political connections, dug a trench to prevent people from entering and harassed believers through the month of January.

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Kidnapped Christian girl in Pakistan returned to family, which is still receiving threats from captors

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A 14-year-old Christian girl kidnapped from her school in Pakistan in January as been restored to her family, but not before receiving severe beatings and being raped by her captors, who are still threatening her family.

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Pastor in India framed for breaking Hindu idols, arrested by police after suffering abuse from extremists

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A pastor in India and his family were held hostage for several hours by Hindu radicals who accused him of carrying out forced conversions and defacing Hindu idols, police blaming and arresting the pastor afterwards.

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Christian children attacked by Hindu nationalists in India

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Christian children in southern India were beaten by Hindu extremists and the congregation of which their families are a part framed for forced conversions on Jan. 19, as radical groups continue to pressure police to prosecute believers.

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Church and car vandalized, Christians attacked, in West Bengal, India

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A mob of Hindu nationalists attacked a church prayer meeting in West Bengal, India on Dec. 27, destroying the pastor's car, smashing church windows and sound equipment, and forcing believers to flee the scene.

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House church pastor beaten by Hindu extremists in India

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Hindu extremists attacked a house church pastor at the beginning of January who had been working as a day-laborer to provide for his wife and small children, but now he can barely walk, sustaining not only crippling injuries from the beatings, but also false accusations of bribing people to convert.

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Christians in India dragged to jail and charged with illegal medicine for healing prayers

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Christians in central India accused of illegally practicing medicine spent Christmas Eve and Christmas in jail, later discovering that the charges against them applied to prayers for healing in which they had engaged.

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