Fresh Violence against Christians in India
Filed Under: Lifestyle, World | Posted: 09/14/2008 at 10:10AM
Comments | Region: India
Violence against Christians and Pastors is continuing to spread and increase. This despite Government assurances that the violence is contained and normalcy has returned. Initially, the violence was in the state of Orissa, but now, thanks to the Indian Govt. turning a Nelson’s eye to the deaths and destruction of Christians, their Churches and homes, Hindu activists in other states have taken the cue from Orissa and started violence against Christians.
In Karnataka, Churches have been targeted, congregations and Pastors have been attacked in Mangalore, Udupi, Devagiri. Many other churches are being forced to close down by local administrations citing a rule that no proper license is in place to run these churches.
In Tumkur, a district that is 90 km from
Christians have reason to feel victimized because there is no basis for allegations that Hindus are being enticed to convert to Christianity. Indeed if this was true, the population of Christians in
There is feeling of insecurity among Christians in