In 2018, the Commission for Religious Freedom recorded 325 incidents: their number therefore increased by 12.6% in 2019.
Şimuni Diril and her husband were the last Christians still living in the village of Meer.
Sister Lydie Oyane, a highly respected member of the community, was allegedly beaten and brutalised before her death.
There is still much analysis over the recent changes and the idea that Christians will have freedom any time soon.
Animists entered the pastor's property and told the Christians they would be expelled unless they abandoned their faith.
Christian Chins constitute the most persecuted minority in Myanmar.
Eighteen other girls are kept illegally away from their families by Muslim gangs according to the Hausa Christian Foundation.
As in many other churches, the celebration of Masses has been temporarily interrupted in the context of the coronavirus epidemic.
Local radical Muslims kill even more Christians than Boko Haram.