Pastor Abraham was sentenced to four years for religious defamation and a fine equivalent to USD $3,565 in May 2018.
Christians in Chhattisgarh state have been facing severe persecution following the hate speeches of right-wing organizations.
The current situation demonstrates the daily suffering that many Christians throughout Myanmar.
Under the same blasphemy law, a Christian YouTuber converted from Islam faces up to ten years in prison.
Christians are often regardes as second class citizens in this region of the world.
In July 2021, Mount Carmel Church was coercively shut down by the Wuhu government.
The CCP's goal is to tighten the party’s grip on religion.
Uttar Pradesh state witnessed at least 102 incidents of violence against Christians in 2021.
According to Catholic News World, 9 churches have been targeted so far.