Falsely accused Christians in India spread gospel to prisoners

Christian Persecution » India

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

Christian Persecution » India

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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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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