“These anti-conversion laws are tools for intimidating, mistreating, and frightening the tiny Christian community”
Under pressure from an official in the ruling Hindu nationalist political party, police in Uttar Pradesh state
The threats started after the family refused to renounce their Christian faith.
These incidents include physical assaults, damage to Christian properties, and threats issued by radical Hindu nationalists
According to Evangelical Fellowship of India, at least 366 violent attacks on India's Christian community were reported in 2019.
"Last month five Hindu men intruded into our home with hockey sticks and steel rods and threatened to beat my children"
Before his death he assured his wife to remain strong and never to give up her faith in Jesus even if they killed him.”
This is the 9th state to pass this law to the legislative assembly, empowering Hindu radicals to attack and intimidate Christians
A peaceful rally was organized to demand justice for Sombura Madkami, a 14-year-old Christian boy from Kendugunda village, India