Christians Forced to ‘Reconvert,’ Banished from Village in India

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Christian is forced to undergo “reconversion” rite to tribal religion in Mahuatoli village, Jharkhand state, India on June 14, 2019. (Morning Star News) India (Morning Star News) – Christians who worshiped privately in their homes in a village in eastern India were dragged to local leaders last month and…

Kumhar (India)

Kumhar (Hindu traditions) in India The Kumhar believe they are offspring of Lord Brahma (Prajapati). This large people group traditionally earned its livelihood through the sale of earthen pots, utensils and other products. In fact, the term “kumhar” means “potter” in some languages of India. Ministry Obstacles: The Kumhar often interpret an invitation to join the […]

40 Christians Violently Kicked Out of Village in India

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Police Inaction Leaves Seven Christian Families Homeless 04/23/2019 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on Sunday, April 14, 40 Christians were violently kicked out of their homes by Hindu extremists in Patamanda village, located in India’s eastern state of Odisha. According to local reports, the extremists […]

Report Shows 57 Percent Jump in Aggression against Christians in India

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INDIA (Morning Star News) – Cases of hate and violence against Christians in India increased 57 percent the first two months of this year compared with the same period last year, an advocacy group reported. The Evangelical Fellowship of India’s Religious Liberty Commission (EFIRLC) documented 77 incidents of…

Christians injured when prayer meeting attacked.

14 February 2019 Three Christians suffered serious injuries when a mob of 25 extremists attacked a prayer meeting in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh on 7 February. The mob broke into the pastor’s home in Chapar village, Sultanpur district, and began insulting worshippers before slapping them and hitting them with sticks. Bibles were also […]

Andaman Islands murder

This made international news: American Missionary Reportedly Murdered by Hostile Tribe in India Murder Case Registered Against Unidentified Members of Tribe’s Community 11/20/2018 International Christian Concern (Washington D.C.) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that an American missionary named John Allen Chau, age 27, was reportedly killed by unidentified individuals from the Sentinelese community on […]

Tribal Leaders Join Hands with Hindu Extremists to Persecute Christians in Jharkhand, India

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Hindu extremists and tribal animists team up to transform church building into Sarna religion complex in Ranchi District, Jharkhand state, India. (Morning Star News) India (Morning Star News) – Five families in eastern India were at a worship service last month when they received a phone call telling them…

Religious persecution on continual rise in India.

India’s Christians Troubled by Surge in Religious Persecution By ICC’s India Correspondent 11/05/2018 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – India’s Christian community is deeply troubled by the rising tide of religious persecution targeting pastors and their churches. Over the past two months, International Christian Concern (ICC) documented at least 67 incidents of persecution, beginning in September. Of these […]