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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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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Iranian Christians lose major tactic once used to hide their faith

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Muslim converts to Christianity in Iran have been exposed to government scrutiny in a new way following changes to a government-mandated ID card that all Iranians need to perform bank transactions and access basic services.

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Displaced Nigerian Christians describe Boko Haram terrorism

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Nigerian Christians living in a refugee camp as a result of Boko Haram attacks recently described the onslaught believers have been enduring by the ISIS-linked terror group, which has left 2.5 million Nigerians in a state of internal displacement.

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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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Boko Haram sets Nigerian town alight along with five churches

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Boko Haram militants invaded a town in northeast Nigeria on Friday, burning five churches and opening fire indiscriminately on residents, who fled into the mountains.

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