Rohingya Christians attacked by Muslims in refugee camp

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Christians were harassed again at the end of January in the Rohingya refugee camps across the border from Myanmar, from which military persecution forced 700,000 Muslims and a smaller number of Christians to flee recently.

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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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Nigerian pastor kidnapped, yet no ransom demanded as officials continue to investigate

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A pastor was kidnapped in Nigeria in Adamawa state last week, with no reason given by captors for the abduction, and no ransom demanded.

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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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