Radicals in India disrupt inauguration of Jesus-centered prayer hall

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Three Bharatiya Janata Party-affiliated people led an attack on a new prayer hall dedicated to Jesus in India's West Bengal state Saturday, as a mob of 800 people, mostly non-Christians, surrounded the building's inauguration ceremony.

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Christian families in India deprived of drinking water, afraid to celebrate Christmas in hometown

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A Christian community in Karnataka state, India was prevented from building a church on December 4 and later deprived of drinking water when they went to police, with members now fearing to celebrate Christmas in their town.

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Christians arrested in India's Madhya Pradesh state for false charges of forced conversion

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In the past 7 days, 8 Christians were attacked in India and charged with forced religious conversions, radicals landing them in prison under an oft-misused law against religious coercion.

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Indian parliament provides certain Christians citizenship, but critics fear a move away from religious freedom

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New legislation passed in India's parliament grants citizenship to beleaguered Christian foreigners, among others, but the US Commission on International Religious Freedom says it is a dangerous move.

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Christians in India released on bail after languishing in prison for over a decade on false charges

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A group of Indian Christians who suffered in prison for 11 years under false charges were finally released on bail, as advocates claimed they had been scapegoated by Hindu nationalists.

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Indian house church pastor doesn't fear persecution anymore

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A house church pastor in eastern India was accosted in his home by Hindu extremists while praying, leading to severe injuries for his whole family and accusations of witchcraft.

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Wave of Indian persecution of Christians descends into Kashmir conflict

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India's Jammu and Kashmir state is now shrouded in a 105 day-long internet and communications blackout that has prevented Christians from assembling together without extreme harassment.

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