Local Christian leaders report the bail applications for all nine Christians have been rejected by the lower court.
Attacks on Christians and their places of worship in Chhattisgarh have been on the rise in recent months.
Hutahaean has joined the list of other Christians recently arrested and detained for insulting Islam on social media.
The Christian man was detained for selling unapproved religious publications imported from Taiwan.
China’s crackdown against Christianity makes it increasingly difficult to purchase a Bible online or through private sellers.
In Pakistan, false accusations of blasphemy are widespread and often motivated by personal vendettas or religious hatred.
Blasphemy laws, which prohibit perceived insults against Islam, are often enforced with harsh punishments.
On the 6th of January, Thantlang was set on fire for the 18th time since the 9th of September.
The pace of Christian persecution only seems to be accelerating with the beginning of 2022.