NEW DELHI, September 19 (Compass Direct News) – After three weeks of widespread attacks on Christians and their property in Orissa state and other parts of the country, the federal government finally warned two states that their failure to prevent ....
News Briefs    Published in 2008
Karnataka, September 17 (Compass Direct News) – A mob of about 300 people attacked and torched a Christian prayer hall on Sept. 7 in Bada village, Davangere district just after prayers concluded at about 9 a.m., according to the The Hindu. The ....
Violence Spreads to Five More States    Published in 2008
NEW DELHI, September 16 (Compass Direct News) – A policeman was killed today, the body of another victim of Hindu extremist violence was discovered and more houses and churches burned in Orissa state’s Kandhamal district even as anti-Christian ....
Christians Attacked in Karnataka, India    Published in 2008
NEW DELHI, September 10 (Compass Direct News) – As tensions continued in the eastern state of Orissa, Hindu nationalist groups intensified attacks on churches and Christian institutions in the southern state of Karnataka. Hindu extremists launched ....
NEW DELHI, September 9 (Compass Direct News) – The spate of anti-Christian violence that began following the killing of a Hindu leader on Aug. 23 in Orissa’s Kandhamal district continued yesterday despite a stream of meetings by Christian and rights ....
NEW DELHI, September 8 (Compass Direct News) – Still reeling from violence in Orissa state, India’s Christians suffered major blows in two other states over the weekend. As the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) revised its estimate of ....
BHUBANESWAR, September 5 (Compass Direct News) – Asserting that most area Hindus are tolerant and peaceable, victims of ongoing anti-Christian violence in the eastern state of Orissa blamed the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (World Hindu Council or VHP) and ....
Ravindranath PradhanBHUBANESWAR, India, September 4 (Compass Direct News) – Christian victims of Hindu extremist violence who have fled to the capital of the eastern state of Orissa said state police have been mere spectators as mayhem continued a ....
Maoists Say They Killed Hindu Leader    Published in 2008
NEW DELHI, September 1 (Compass Direct News) – A Maoist group today claimed responsibility for killing Hindu extremist leader Laxmanananda Saraswati and four of his disciples in Orissa state on August 23, saying that fanatical Hindus’ claims that ....
NEW DELHI, August 29 (Compass Direct News) – Sources in the government of Orissa said in an India media report today that they believe that Christians were not behind the killing of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (World Hindu Council or VHP) leader ....
NEW DELHI, August 27 (Compass Direct News) – Three more deaths were reported today in the eastern state of Orissa, where a spate of anti-Christian violence began after suspected Maoists murdered Hindu leader Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati and four of ....
NEW DELHI, August 26 (Compass Direct News) – At least 18 people are confirmed dead in 92 incidents of violence against Christians since suspected Maoists murdered Hindu leader Swamiji Laxmanananda Saraswati and four others on Saturday (Aug. 23) in ....
NEW DELHI, August 25 (Compass Direct News) – The killing of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (World Hindu Council or VHP) leader Swamiji Laxmanananda Saraswati and four associates by suspected Maoists on Saturday night (August 23) led to renewed anti-Christian ....
News Briefs    Published in 2008
Karnataka, August 21 (Compass Direct News) – About 100 Hindu extremists disrupted an August 17 worship service, attacked Christians and destroyed church furniture and music instruments in Davengere. The Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) ....
NEW DELHI, August 19 (Compass Direct News) – Christian leaders in Andhra Pradesh suspect the grisly murder of a Catholic priest was the work of Hindu extremists and that police have prematurely ruled out that possibility. The battered body of Father ....
NEW DELHI, July 29 (Compass Direct News) – As elections approach in Madhya Pradesh state, Christian leaders say their community is increasingly targeted as part of an effort by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to consolidate Hindu nationalist ....
News Briefs    Published in 2008
Orissa, July 25 (Compass Direct News) – Hindu extremists belonging to the Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on July 23 tonsured and forcibly “reconverted” Christians to Hinduism in Kantapala village, Jajpur district. The Global Council of ....
NEW DELHI, July 17 (Compass Direct News) – The Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party government in Gujarat state has disclosed that there were only three complaints of alleged “forcible” conversions in the state in the last 10 years, and only two ....
NEW DELHI, July 1 (Compass Direct News) – At least 36 Christian families whose houses were burned during Christmas season violence in Orissa’s Kandhamal district have been evicted from their damaged homes. The tribal (aboriginal) Christian families ....
Briefs    Published in 2008
Uttarakhand, June 27 (Compass Direct News) – Hindutva (Hindu nationalist) extremists belonging to the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bajrang Dal and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on June 22 attacked a Christian prayer meeting, beating participants and the ....
NEW DELHI, June 20 (Compass Direct News) – Preliminary findings of an ongoing study on gender violence shows that female victims of attacks in Orissa state last Christmas season are struggling with post-traumatic disorders. The study, conducted by ....
News Briefs    Published in 2008
Maharashtra, June 12 (Compass Direct News) – In Chandrapur, Hindu extremists from the Shiv Sena on June 1 disrupted a worship service, burned Bibles and pressured a pastor to give a false statement saying that he was forcibly converting people. The ....
NEW DELHI, June 11 (Compass Direct News) – Still struggling to rebuild their homes and lives after suffering large-scale attacks last Christmas season, Christians in Orissa state’s Kandhamal district continue to face ostracism and threats from Hindu ....
NEW DELHI, May 29 (Compass Direct News) – A well-known Hindu nationalist leader from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be sworn in tomorrow as the chief minister of Karnataka state, where anti-Christian attacks have been rising since 2006. News ....
News Briefs    Published in 2008
Karnataka, May 21 (Compass Direct News) – Police on May 4 arrested a pastor on charges of luring Hindu villagers to convert to Christianity in Karnataka state’s Hubli district. Dr. Sajan K. George of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) ....
News Briefs    Published in 2008
Andhra Pradesh, April 30 (Compass Direct News) – About 50 Hindutva (Hindu nationalist) extremists from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on April 15 beat two independent pastors in Devarakonda village, Nalgonda district, Andhra Pradesh. Attacked for ....
NEW DELHI, April 29 (Compass Direct News) – The Hindu nationalist government in Rajasthan state has closed a police investigation into a televised attack on pastor Walter Masih a year ago today after withdrawing the more serious charges against the ....
NEW DELHI, April 28 (Compass Direct News) – The Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat state has implemented an “anti-conversion” law passed in 2003, increasing Christians’ fears that it will open the door to false accusations by ....
NEW DELHI, April 15 (Compass Direct News) – Believing that his brother’s Christian faith was black magic that resulted in the death of his teenage daughter, a tribal villager in Dhar district, Madhya Pradesh state on April 3 killed Thakur Sing Bhil ....
News Briefs    Published in 2008
Karnataka, April 14 (Compass Direct News) – Hindu extremists from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on April 8 stormed into a Bible study in a house in Shimoga district, Karnataka and accused a church pastor and the homeowner of forcible conversion. ....
News Briefs    Published in 2008
Jammu and Kashmir, March 31 (Compass Direct News) – Peerzada Shakeel, a convert to Christianity from Islam in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir state, was arrested along with his wife Arifa on March 26 on false charges of forced conversions after he ....
Hirawa Saket after beating REWA, India, March 27 (Compass Direct News) – Hindu extremists in a village in Madhya Pradesh who have harassed and threatened local Christians beat the grandparents and aunt of a 15-year-old girl last weekend when ....
NEW DELHI, March 25 (Compass Direct News) – Hindutva (Hindu nationalist) extremists stormed two Easter Sunday services and beat at least 16 Christians, including two pastors, in the Karnataka state capital of Bangalore and in Shimoga district. A mob ....
NEW DELHI, March 24 (Compass Direct News) – The Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Rajasthan state on Thursday (March 20) passed a new “anti-conversion” bill with more stringent and arbitrary provisions than previous legislation ....
DHAKA, March 21 (Compass Direct News) – A group of Christians from India are languishing in a Bangladeshi prison even after finishing a three-month jail term for unknowingly overstepping an unmarked border between the two countries as they ....
Ramlal Kanol: Threatened, Enticed, CoercedSHIMLA, India, March 14 (Compass Direct News) – Hindu extremists recently carried out a well-planned scheme to lure to a temple and forcibly convert scores of Christians from villages around this capital ....
NEW DELHI, March 11 (Compass Direct News) – The Gujarat state government yesterday revoked the “anti-conversion” amendment bill in an apparent attempt to implement an older version of the legislation passed in 2003 that has remained dormant. Ruled ....
NEW DELHI, March 4 (Compass Direct News) – Communists and Christians can be best of pals in defending against the onslaughts of Hindu nationalism, but their differences over Christian educational institutions surge to the fore where the leftists ....
Dr. Robin SinghBALAGHAT, India, March 3 (Compass Direct News) – Following a Hindu extremist attack on five Christians meeting in a home here on February 22, the Madhya Pradesh town of Balaghat witnessed another assault last Wednesday (February 27) ....
NEW DELHI, February 29 (Compass Direct News) – India’s national capital witnessed two incidents of anti-Christian violence this week, including an attack last night on a relief organization official by a large mob of Hindu extremists. At about 9:30 ....
News Briefs    Published in 2008
NEW DELHI, February 26 (Compass Direct News) – A group of around 30 Hindu extremists suspected to be from the Bajrang Dal, youth wing of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (World Hindu Council), pelted a Catholic church with stones and vandalized vehicles of ....
Shattered railing at Indore churchINDORE, India, February 25 (Compass Direct News) – At least 125 Hindu extremists here yesterday attacked one of the oldest and best-known churches in Madhya Pradesh state, Masihi Mandir Church, brutally beating one ....
NEW DELHI, February 20 (Compass Direct News) – Two Christians have died in refugee camps from injuries sustained in Christmas season violence against Christians in Kandhamal district in Orissa. These deaths push the overall toll to six. Christian ....
NEW DELHI, February 1 (Compass Direct News) – With a strong presence in Orissa state’s Kandhamal district, Maoists are suspected of using recent violence in the area to recruit frustrated Christians and goad them into retaliating, Christian leaders ....
News Briefs    Published in 2008
Karnataka, January 28 (Compass Direct News) – Hindu nationalist extremists belonging to the Bajrang Dal on January 17 attacked Baswamma Sangappa, 44, in Ullal, Mangalore Taluka, Karnataka for converting to Christianity, reported ....
NEW DELHI, January 23 (Compass Direct News) – Amid reports of forced conversion of Christians to Hinduism following an unprecedented spate of violence over Christmas in Orissa state’s Kandhamal district, federal intelligence sources have warned ....
Two Christians Abducted, Beaten    Published in 2008
NEW DELHI, January 22 (Compass Direct News) – Six Hindu nationalist (Hindutva) extremists stormed a house church, abducted two Christians and severely beat them last Thursday (January 17) in Madhya Pradesh state’s Rewa district. Brandishing swords, ....
NEW DELHI, January 18 (Compass Direct News) – More than 80 people were injured in an attack on a large Christian meeting on Wednesday (January 16) in Chhattisgarh state’s Durg district, followed yesterday by an assault on a missionary camp in ....
NEW DELHI, January 15 (Compass Direct News) – With elections due in 10 states this year and a general election scheduled for 2009, the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is apparently planning to use religion-related issues to polarize ....
NEW DELHI, January 9 (Compass Direct News) – With more than 800 attacks around Christmas time in Orissa state, the number of attacks on Christians in 2007 crossed 1,000 for the first time since India’s Independence in 1947. At least 200 incidents of ....
NEW DELHI, January 4 (Compass Direct News) – Emerging facts indicate that India’s largest spate of anti-Christian violence, which has rendered thousands homeless in Orissa’s Kandhamal district, was preplanned. Three months before the series of ....
NEW DELHI, January 2 (Compass Direct News) – Orissa state’s Kandhamal district remains tense 10 days after a series of anti-Christian attacks began, and thousands of Christians whose houses have been burned down are facing hunger and fear. “Local ....
NEW DELHI, December 31 (Compass Direct News) – In their campaign against Christians, Hindu extremists in India are increasingly relying on a key weapon: police officers. Local police in Bangalore recently arrested and harassed five workers from the ....
NEW DELHI, December 28 (Compass Direct News) – At least four Christians are feared dead, many injured and more than 50 churches and 200 homes are either destroyed or damaged in Orissa state in anti-Christian violence that began Christmas Eve. ....
NEW DELHI, December 18 (Compass Direct News) – Violence and discrimination against Christians in India is reaching beyond uneducated, rural villages – Hindu extremists are increasingly targeting middle class churches in cosmopolitan centers. A mob ....
NEW DELHI, November 30 (Compass Direct News) – Ending a long era of absence of adoption rights for non-Hindus, the government has cleared the way for all religious communities in all Indian states to adopt legally. The government of the Congress ....
NEW DELHI, November 29 (Compass Direct News) – About 20 extremists in Karnataka state’s Hassan district on Sunday (November 25) stormed a worship service, dragged out two pastors and another believer, stripped them and beat them after tying them to ....
NEW DELHI, November 29 (Compass Direct News) – More than 500 Christians from across the country staged a rally in New Delhi today to protest yet another Supreme Court deferment of a hearing on the rights of more than 16 million Dalit Christians. ....
NEW DELHI, November 27 (Compass Direct News) – A mob allegedly led by a Hindu extremist group demolished a house church and beat the pastor and believers on November 19 in Chhattisgarh state’s Bastar district. The following day, a young relative of ....
NEW DELHI, November 14 (Compass Direct News) – In a rare instance of conflict between two religious communities in India, Muslims in a village in West Bengal state have ostracized a couple for converting to Christianity from Islam. Muslims in ....
MUMBAI, India, November 9 (Compass Direct News) – A rash of violence in Maharashtra state last weekend, Christian leaders say, is typical of a growing history of unchecked, Hindu extremist crimes against Christians in Thane district. In a scene ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Jammu and Kashmir, November 6 (Compass Direct News) – At least four Hindu extremists attacked two Christians from the Believers Church in India (BCI) on November 4 in Jammu, the winter capital of the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir. A ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Andhra Pradesh, October 18 (Compass Direct News) – Hindu extremists on October 12 attacked a group of eight Christians who were distributing gospel tracts in Tiriyani village, Medak district, Andhra Pradesh. Lion Francis, regional coordinator of the ....
NEW DELHI, October 8 (Compass Direct News) – The Congress Party government in Himachal Pradesh state has brought into force its “anti-conversion” law six months after the governor gave assent to the controversial bill regulating religious ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Karnataka, October 2 (Compass Direct News) – Hindu extremists from the Bajrang Dal on September 30 attacked and injured Christians during a worship service in Kodlipet in Somwarpet taluk, Kodagu district, Karnataka. Dr. Sajan K. George of the Global ....
Ajay TopnoNEW DELHI, September 28 (Compass Direct News) – Villagers in Jharkhand state arranged for a Christian worker, Ajay Topno, to be shot to death earlier this month for converting three tribal families to Christianity, according to police. The ....
False Charges Plague Christian Workers    Published in 2007
Pastor Simon TandyNEW DELHI, September 25 (Compass Direct News) – In a case typical of false accusations that Hindu extremists file against Christian workers, a pastor and his sister have been cleared of charges of rape and forced abortion in ....
Sajan GeorgeMUMBAI, India, September 21 (Compass Direct News) – Christians will hold a major rally in Karnataka’s capital, Bangalore, tomorrow to protest a growing number of Hindu extremists attacks in the state and planned assaults on church ....
NEW DELHI, September 19 (Compass Direct News) – The U.S. Department of State’s 2007 Report on International Religious Freedom gives India’s federal government high marks for respecting religious freedom, but Christian leaders said this does not mean ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Karnataka, September 12 (Compass Direct News) – A group of about 35 people from the Hindu extremist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) beat the principal of a Bible college on September 10 in Geddalhalli village on Hennur Road in Bangalore. Dr. Sajan ....
NEW DELHI, August 31 (Compass Direct News) – A series of attacks on a Dalit Christian pastor in Tamil Nadu state earlier this year ended in Hindu extremists allegedly murdering his brother last month. Pastor Paul Chinnaswamy of Krishnagiri district ....
NEW DELHI, August 30 (Compass Direct News) – The governor of Chhattisgarh has objected to excessive government control and a religious double standard in a state “anti-conversion” amendment bill proposed by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Chhattisgarh, August 29 (Compass Direct News) – Two pastors were arrested on charges of “hurting religious feelings” and fraudulent conversion on August 26 after Hindu extremists and police disrupted a church’s Sunday worship following the baptism ....
MUMBAI, India, August 28 (Compass Direct News) – Pastor Mark Jaikumar is recovering in a private care facility in Bangalore, Karnataka state after being kidnapped, blindfolded and hearing Hindu extremists’ plans to kill him – his second abduction in ....
NEW DELHI, August 27 (Compass Direct News) – An attack on a Christian hospital during its program for Dalits in Uttar Pradesh state highlights Hindu extremists’ main objection to Christian work: conversion of people who were once called ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Karnataka, August 17 (Compass Direct News) – Hindu extremists allegedly belonging to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (World Hindu Council) on India’s Independence Day (August 15) barged into a church in Karnataka, ....
NEW DELHI, August 6 (Compass Direct News) – The state government of Gujarat has decided to implement the dormant “anti-conversion” law, passed by the state assembly in 2003, after the governor’s refusal to approve the anti-conversion amendment bill ....
NEW DELHI, August 3 (Compass Direct News) – A Christian advocacy group has asked the chief minister of the northeastern state of Assam to provide protection to believers after unidentified assailants suspected to be Hindu extremists beat a Christian ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Madhya Pradesh, July 24 (Compass Direct News) – A dozen masked men wielding cricket stumps and clubs entered the grounds of a Catholic religious community in Satna district, Madhya Pradesh on July 18, and six of them assaulted four men. The men ....
NEW DELHI, July 20 (Compass Direct News) – The Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Gujarat state has resumed the secret survey of Christian institutions it began eight years ago. Extremists have used such surveys to target ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Karnataka, July 10 (Compass Direct News) – About 10 extremists from a newly formed Hindu militant group, Ram Sena, on July 8 beat two Christian workers and paraded them half-naked to a police station for what an advocacy group called false charges ....
Death of Pastor Remains Unsolved    Published in 2007
Pastor Goda Israel and familyGUDIVADA, Andhra Pradesh, July 10 (Compass Direct News) – Family and friends of Pastor Goda Israel, whose body was found in a pond in Andhra Pradesh in February, say they are still convinced that he was murdered, ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Karnataka, June 28 (Compass Direct News) – Hindu extremists assaulted Silvester Pereira, a Roman Catholic priest at Carmel Church at Katkeri, in the village of Koteshwara, Kundapura, in a hospital on June 25, the Deccan Herald News Service (DHNS) ....
 
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    India.. Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal (even animals can go to heaven or hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man. India: Recent incidents of persecution Published in 2012. November 13 (World Watch Monitor) — India is No. 32 on the World Watch List of the 50 countries where it is most difficult to live as a Christian. "While most Indian Christians are relatively free, many parts of the country remain key battlegrounds between Hindu extremists and . India briefs: Recent incidents of persecution Published in 2012. Delhi, October 4 (World Watch Monitor) — In towns across India, Hindu extremists continued to pressure Christian churches in September. The usual pattern: After the disruption of church or worship services, Christians were physically assaulted and sometimes arrested and jailed
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    Honduras.. Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) Murder of Pastor in Honduras Raises Security Questions Published in 2011 ATLANTA, February 25 (World Watch Monitor) — The murder of a prominent pastor in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, this week has focused attention on that country's alarming murder rate and the regular threats that Christian workers there receive. Pastor Carlos Roberto Marroquín, 41, was shot .... Pastor Says Robberies Target Ministries Published in 2008 January 4 (World Watch Monitor) — SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras, January 4 (Compass Direct News) -- The pastor of a large church here who was beaten and robbed last month for the second time in three years says organized criminals opposed to his stand against violence are behind the .
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    Ethiopia.. Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal (even animals can go to heaven or hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man. Wrongful Conviction in Ethiopia Robs Christian of Children. 2012. MOYALE, Ethiopia, May 17 (World Watch Monitor) His wife died shortly before he was falsely accused of desecrating the Quran, and by the time he was released from prison in southern Ethiopia, his two children, ages 6 and 15, were missing. Tamirat Woldegorgis walked out of prison in Jijiga on.. Suspected Islamists Burn Down Two Homes in Ethiopia Published in 2011. NAIROBI, Kenya, April 21 (World Watch Monitor) A Christian near Ethiopia's southern town of Moyale said suspected Islamic extremists on March 29 burned down his two thatched-grass homes. Evangelist Wako Hanake of the Mekane Yesus Church told Compass he had been receiving anonymous messages
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    Eritrea.. Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) .. Third Christian this Year Dies in Military Prison. 2009. LOS ANGELES, July 27 (World Watch Monitor. Another Christian imprisoned for his faith in Eritrea has died from authorities denying him medical treatment, according to a Christian support organization. Sources told Netherlands-based Open Doors that Yemane Kahasay Andom, 43, died . hird Christian this Year Dies in Military Prison Published in 2009. July 27 (World Watch Monitor) LOS ANGELES, July 27 (Compass Direct News) -- Another Christian imprisoned for his faith in Eritrea has died from authorities denying him medical treatment, according to a Christian support organization. Sources told Netherlands-based Open Doors
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    Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal (even animals can go to heaven or hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man... Egypt's Copts can't rely on new pope to secure their rights. 2012. Colorado Springs, November 5 (World Watch Monitor) — Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church found its 118th pope on Sunday. During a televised mass rich in tradition and drama at Cairo's St. Mark Cathedral, the fingers of a blindfolded boy reached into a crystal chalice, wrapped around one of three .... Pope Benedict urges peace as radical Islamists target Western interests Published in 2012 London, September 14 (World Watch Monitor) — Pope Benedict started a visit to Lebanon in the Middle East on Friday, as angry demonstrations and attacks on Western interests continued to spread across the region and into Asia. They came in the wake of the attack on the U.S. consulate
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    Egypt.. Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life).. Likely to lose constitution vote, Egyptian Christians gird for long strugglee, 2012. Cairo, December 14 (World Watch Monitor) — Politically connected Christians in Egypt give credit to the Muslim Brotherhood for one thing: they can win elections. The Brotherhood got 13 million ordinary Egyptians, many of them poor, rural and illiterate, to the polls in June to vote for ..Brief Salafi occupation of Coptic land part of larger problem, Copts say. 2012. Cairo, November 11 (World Watch Monitor) It was a quick skirmish and no one was hurt, but it was typical of what Egypt's Coptic leaders say are increasing attempts to harass Christians since the country's 2011 revolution. The latest incident occurred Monday, Nov. 5 in the Shoubra
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    Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal (even animals can go to heaven or hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man. Dagestan-- Pastor in Russian Republic of Dagestan Killed. in 2010 ISTANBUL, July 28 (World Watch Monitor) A pastor in the Russian republic of Dagestan known for founding the biggest Protestant church in the region and for successfully reaching out to Muslims has been killed by unidentified gunmen, local authorities have confirmed. Artur Suleimanov, 49,. Uzbek pastor released from Kazakhstan prison Published in 2012 London, December 5 (World Watch Monitor) Uzbek pastor Makset Djabbarbergenov has been released from prison in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He was released Dec. 4 and taken to the airport, where he was reunited with his wife and four children. According to the Norwegian religious-freedom watchdog..
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    Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) Uzbekistan increases charges against church leader in Kazakhstan jail Published in 2012. Almaty, November 2 (World Watch Monitor) — The legal ground continues to shift underneath Makset Djabbarbergenov, a house-church leader being held in a Kazakhstan jail at the request of his native Uzbekistan. Djabbarbergenov was arrested Sept. 5 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Uzbekistan.. Appeals Judge in Azerbaijan to Decide Fate of Church Published in 2012 ISTANBUL, June 22 (World Watch Monitor) — A Christian congregation in Azerbaijan is waiting pensively to see if a judge will uphold a court order that banned its right to meet and "liquidated" the church. "They are upset, but at the same time they continue coming out hoping for the best
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    Cuba.. Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal (even animals can go to heaven or hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man. .. Cuban Pastor, Family Arrive in U.S. after Suffering under Regime Published in 2011 MIAMI, July 8 (World Watch Monitor) — An evangelical pastor once jailed by the regime of Fidel Castro arrived in the United States from Cuba yesterday with his family under a special resettlement program for political refugees. The Rev. Carlos Lamelas, 50, his wife Uramis and two .... Pastor Acquitted, but Convicted on New Charge Published in 2006 December 22 (World Watch Monitor) — Rev. Carlos Lamelas December 22 (Compass Direct News) -- A court in Havana has found the Rev. Carlos Lamelas not guilty of "trafficking in human beings" but convicted him on previously unannounced charges of falsification of documents. Judges imposed
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    Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) AT THE VIPER NOW MUST be trampled THE HEAD! I'M TIRED, I HAVE LOST ABOUT PATIENCE: CONVERSION .. CRIMINALS WITH urge death, NOW Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal (even animals can go to heaven or hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man. THE VIPER NOW MUST be trampled HEAD! I'M TIRED I HAVE PATIENCE AND CONVERSION urge CRIMINALS
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    [IS CAME III WORLD WAR :] IF YOU DO NOT DO THE AMPUTATIONS? IF YOU DO NOT remove BODIES IN gangrene? IF YOU DO NOT kill: A BIT OF CRIMINALS: IN ALL OVER THE WORLD? WHOLE BODY OF THE HUMAN RACE: WILL NOT BE SAVED! SE NON FACCIO DELLE AMPUTAZIONI? SE NON RIMUOVO GLI ORGANISMI IN CANCRENA? SE NON UCCIDO: UN PO DI CRIMINALI: IN TUTTO IL MONDO? TUTTO L'ORGANISMO DEL GENERE UMANO: NON POTRÀ ESSERE SALVATO!
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    Colombia .. Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) .. Colombia: Murdered evangelist's widow also killed after threats Published in 2013 January 9 (World Watch Monitor) — Four months after guerrillas of the National Liberation Army (ELN) sent a murdered evangelist's wife their first demand to abandon her home in northeast Colombia's volatile Arauca department, the militants made good on their threats, report sources . Family of Kidnapped Colombian Pastor Flee Home. 2009. INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, June 24 (World Watch Monitor) — The wife and children of pastor William Reyes, who was kidnapped last September in Colombia and is still missing, have moved from their home to another city due to threatening strangers presumably linked to his kidnappers. Compass learned that
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    Abu*IDIOT*Antar -- WHICH "peace" on earth and AS "goodwill to all men" could never exist if you do not respect the basic human rights, freedom of religion, ecc..? You also want to be the accomplice of innocent blood?
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    CHINA --- Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal (even animals can go to heaven or hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man. Authorities Plan to Eradicate House Churches Published in 2012 DUBLIN, April 25 (World Watch Monitor) — China's government is engaged in a three-phase campaign to eradicate Protestant house churches, according to a statement released Friday (April 20) by the China Aid Association (CAA). The government's strategy was clearly outlined in a .... Drive to Release Rights Attorney in China Pushes Forward Published in 2012 LOS ANGELES, March 30 (World Watch Monitor) — Confirmation this week of China's assertion in December that human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng is alive and serving out a prison sentence is key as efforts continue for his release, a human rights attorney said. Gao, a Christian whose ..
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    "peace on earth and goodwill to all men" <--that christmas message is in stark contrast to lorenzo damning every nation in christ's name -_-
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    Burma .. Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) Burma Reforms Offer No Respite for Ethnic Christians Published in 2012. KAREN STATE, Burma, May 4 (World Watch Monitor) — Amid global euphoria over reforms in Burman-majority parts of Burma, life has changed little for more than 3 million Christians and other minorities left to suffer from one of the world's longest running civil wars. Headlines around the world .... Burma's Christian Civilians Attacked During Christmas Published in 2012 NEW DELHI, January 9 (World Watch Monitor) — Attacks on Christians in Burma continued into the Christmas season in Kachin state as Burmese Army troops killed a civilian and destroyed church property despite President Thein Sein's order to stop the war against insurgents. A Baptist
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    Saudi Arabia.. Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal (even animals can go to heaven or hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man. Authorities Release Christian Blogger. in 2009. LOS ANGELES, April 15 (World Watch Monitor) — In a surprise move, a Saudi Christian arrested in January for describing his conversion from Islam and criticizing the kingdom's judiciary on his blog site was released on March 28 with the stipulation that he not travel outside of Saudi Arabia or .. pastor Flees Death Threats. in 2009 January 30 (World Watch Monitor) — LOS ANGELES, January 30 (Compass Direct News) -- A prominent foreign pastor in Saudi Arabia has fled Riyadh after a member of the mutawwa'in, or religious police, and others threatened him three times in one week. Two of the incidents included
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    Afghanistan .. Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal (even animals can go to heaven or hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man. Christian Jailed in Afghanistan to Face Judge on Sunday, 2010. ISTANBUL, November 16 (World Watch Monitor) — An Afghani amputee in prison for his Christian faith since May will face a judge this Sunday (Nov. 21) without legal representation or knowledge of the charges against him, according to local sources. Authorities arrested Said Musa, 45, on May 31, Motive for Aid Worker Killings in Afghanistan Still Uncertain. in 2010. ISTANBUL, August 12 (World Watch Monitor) — The killing of a team of eye medics, including eight Christian aid workers, in a remote area of Afghanistan last week was likely the work of opportunistic gunmen whose motives are not yet clear, the head of the medical organization said today.
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    Bolivia.. Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) .. Villagers Observe Truce Following Church Demolition Published in 2004 April 23 (World Watch Monitor) — April 23 (Compass) — Quechua-speaking villagers in Bolivia are living under an uneasy truce two months after an irate mob destroyed the sole evangelical church in their remote Andean community. On March 9, town officials in Chucarasi signed an .... Angry Mob Destroys Church in Bolivian Andes Published in 2004 March 8 (World Watch Monitor) — Similar Quechua church in Chiru-KassaAn angry mob of Quechua-speaking Indians destroyed the only evangelical church in the remote village of Chucarasi in the Bolivian Andes on February 28 after beating a congregational elder unconscious.
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    Bhutan.. Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal (even animals can go to heaven or hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man... Christians in Bhutan Seek to Dispel Regime's Mistrust 2011. THIMPHU, Bhutan, September 9 (World Watch Monitor) — Christians in this Buddhist nation have been awaiting a decision on whether they will receive official recognition, but it appears they will first see a measure against fraudulent conversion that the prime minister acknowledges is essentially .... Religious Conversion Worst Form of 'Intolerance,' Bhutan PM Says. 2011 THIMPHU, Bhutan, April 13 (World Watch Monitor) — In the Kingdom of Bhutan, where Christianity is still awaiting legal recognition, Christians have the right to proclaim their faith but must not use coercion or claim religious superiority to seek conversions, the country's prime minister told
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    Bangladesh --- Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) Bangladesh Church Leaders Beaten at Police Station. 2011. LOS ANGELES, August 29 (World Watch Monitor) Hundreds of Christians this month protested the hitting of two church leaders at a police station in southern Bangladesh after a Christian reported a local ruling party activist had occupied his house. Bablu Biswas of Christianpara village in . Christians in Bangladesh Cleared of Charge of Offending Muslims. 2011. LOS ANGELES, August 15 (World Watch Monitor) — A court in Bangladesh on Thursday (Aug. 11) exonerated two Christians along with four Muslim friends accused of "hurting religious sensibility." Nurul Islam, another Christian and their Muslim friends were cleared of the charge after police failed
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    Genesis 9.5. And for your lifeblood I will surely demand an accounting. I will demand an accounting from every animal (even animals can go to heaven or hell). And from each man, too, I will demand an accounting for the life of his fellow man. Algeria Algerian faces 5 years in prison for sharing Christian faith Published in 2012 Istanbul, December 2 (World Watch Monitor) — Accusers who say an Algerian Christian insulted Islam provided no evidence to a judge hearing the Christian's appeal of his original sentence. Karim Siaghi, a convert to Christianity, was sentenced in May 2011 to five years in prison and .... Algeria Stalls Appeal of Convicted Christian Published in 2011 ISTANBUL, December 15 (World Watch Monitor) — A judge's decision this month to indefinitely postpone the appeal of a Christian sentenced under Algeria's defamation and anti-proselytizing laws shows how the judicial system keeps Christians in limbo without officially punishing or acquitting
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    Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) Iran Jailed Iranian pastor, once facing death, walks free Published in 2012 September 10 (World Watch Monitor) — An Iranian pastor who faced a death sentence because of accusations he abandoned Islam for Christianity walked out jail a free man Saturday, according to a Christian human-rights organization. After 2 years, 11 months behind bars, .... Iranian Authorities Shut Church in Tehran Published in 2012 ISTANBUL, June 8 (World Watch Monitor) — Authorities in Iran this week ordered the closure of a church in the capital, Tehran, amid a government campaign to crack down on the few recognized churches offering Farsi-speaking services, according to a human rights group. The order came from
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    Genesis 3:14. cursed are you (murderess: sharia), more than all the cattle and over all the wild animals (666 nazi Pharisee IMF), crawl on your belly (you will not see the presence of God: as, atheist) and eat dust (you will not have eternal life) North Korea 'Pinpricks' of Truth Making Way into North Korea Published in 2010 DUBLIN, April 26 (World Watch Monitor) — As refugees from North Korea and activists from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) gather in Seoul, South Korea this week to highlight human rights violations in the hermit kingdom, there are signs that North Korean citizens are accessing more .... Christian Refugees Question Regime's Claims Published in 2009 April 24 (World Watch Monitor) — DUBLIN, April 24 (Compass Direct News) -- Eom Myong-Heui of North Korea was a loyal communist in the Workers' Party of Korea before she became a Christian under the influence of her business partner -- a missionary who was later arrested and tortured
 
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Madhya Pradesh, June 19 (Compass Direct News) – Police in Chhindwara district detained Pastor Sumat Yadav and three members of his church on June 17 after extremists accused them of attempted conversion. “Hindu extremists came along with the police ....
Laxmi Narayan Gowda in hospitalJune 12 (Compass Direct News) – A mob of Hindu extremists on Friday (June 8) beat a pastor and tried to set him on fire before parading him naked in the suburbs of Bangalore, capital of Karnataka state. Laxmi Narayan ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
New Delhi, June 7 (Compass Direct News) – The Congress Party has asked India’s government to advance slowly on the issue of granting equal rights for Dalit religious minorities – discouraging India’s 16 million Dalit Christians who hope for a ....
NEW DELHI, June 6 (Compass Direct News) – Televised attacks on Christian workers and a spurt in persecution in various parts of the country point to a renewed attempt to win support for Hindu nationalistic goals, Christians say. TV camera crews ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Jharkhand, May 24 (Compass Direct News) – Five extremists attacked Father George Minj and Sister Teresa Kindo from the Gara Lodhma parish near Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand state, on May 14 as they returned home from a prayer meeting. Sister ....
May 24 (Compass Direct News) – On May 12, a Catholic priest moved out of his village in Rajasthan’s Udaipur district after a mob entered his house, ransacked his room and demanded that he leave the area. In a memorandum submitted to the police, ....
NEW DELHI, May 23 (Compass Direct News) – A report of an advisory panel favoring affirmative action benefits for Dalit converts to Christianity has raised the hopes of India’s 16 million lowest-caste believers as they await a Supreme Court hearing ....
NEW DELHI, May 14 (Compass Direct News) – The Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to enact an anti-conversion law in the northern state of Uttarakhand, as it promised during its election campaign in February. Uttarakhand Chief ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Maharashtra, May 8 (Compass Direct News) – Members of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (World Hindu Council or VHP) beat two Christian workers in Shahpur village, Kolhapur district before a television camera and a large crowd on May 7. According to the ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Karnataka, April 30 (Compass Direct News) – A mob of around 50 Hindu extremists allegedly belonging to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) surrounded a house church the night of April 22 and began shouting derogatory statements at worshippers. Dr. ....
NEW DELHI, April 27 (Compass Direct News) – A Christian group has made a documentary film showing evidence that Hindu extremists made false claims about bringing Christian converts back to the Hindu fold. Hindi language daily Punjab Kesari reported ....
NEW DELHI, April 25 (Compass Direct News) – Hindu extremists in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh have raised the incidence of attacks on believers to an unprecedented high, including a slander campaign against the state’s chief minister, Dr. ....
April 24 (Compass Direct News) – The Supreme Court of India has admitted a petition seeking action against the distribution of compact discs (CDs) by Hindu extremists that allegedly suggested in 2006 that Christians in Gujarat state should be ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Andhra Pradesh, April 20 (Compass Direct News) – Hindu extremists launched an attack on the Bethel Church in Kabir Nagar area in Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh state, on April 15. According to Dr. Sajan K. George, national president of the ....
NEW DELHI, April 11 (Compass Direct News) – Although elections in Madhya Pradesh are more than 18 months away, two Christian leaders there link the state’s ruling Hindu nationalist party to rising persecution ahead of the upcoming vote. Since July ....
NEW DELHI, April 11 (Compass Direct News) –At least three pastors were attacked and 70 Dalit Christians were “reconverted” to Hinduism on Easter Sunday. On Maundy Thursday police arrested a fourth pastor on false charges of “conversion.” These ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Madhya Pradesh, April 3 (Compass Direct News) – About 30 Hindu extremists belonging to the Dharma Sena (Religious Army) attacked 250 Christians on April 1 (Palm Sunday) during final prayers at St. Paul’s Church in Gokulpur, Jabalpur, in Madhya ....
NEW DELHI, March 28 (Compass Direct News) – With the arrest of 22 Christians after false accusations of fraudulent conversion last week in Dharwad district in Karnataka, the number of incidents of persecution of Christians in the state reached 16 in ....
News Briefs    Published in 2007
Jammu and Kashmir, March 21 (Compass Direct News) – A group of masked, suspected Islamist militants on March 6 beat a Christian pastor with steel rods and wooden sticks in Kupwara district of the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir. Pastor Ashir ....
Pastor Tied, Beaten with Wooden Clubs    Published in 2007
MUMBAI, India, March 13 (Compass Direct News) – Police officers and members of a Hindu extremist group in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday (March 11) lured a pastor into a remote forest, where the extremists tied his hands and feet and beat him with wooden ....
NEW DELHI, March 12 (Compass Direct News) – Hindu extremists have extended to the northern state of Himachal Pradesh a movement to bring Christian converts back to the Hindu fold through dubious “reconversion” events. In what can be seen as the ....