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Asia | Dec. 5 2018

Hindu mob attempts to burn pastor alive

SUNDARGARH, India — A Christian pastor was taking his 18-month-old baby to the hospital for emergency treatment in the state of Odisha, India,... [READ MORE]

Asia | Dec. 3 2018

Fear spreads in India following attacks

NEW DELHI — Attacks on Christians that began in the Jaunpur District of Uttar Pradesh in July have spiked and spread, instilling fear in congregations... [READ MORE]

Asia | Dec. 1 2018

Tribal leaders join forces with extremists

DURULA, India — Five Christian convert families in eastern India were at a worship service in October when their homes were vandalized by tribal... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 30 2018

Church in Nepal forced to close its doors

PALPA, Nepal — High-caste Hindus, Brahmins, who have been harassing a church in Nepal forced it to shut down in November and issued threats... [READ MORE]

Asia | Nov. 7 2018

Christians forced to vow to limit faith

MANDALAY, Myanmar — Hundreds of minority Christians in Myanmar say they were forced to sign statements vowing to limit their faith and not... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 22 2018

Three Indonesian churches sealed shut

JAMBI, Indonesia — While church members wept, the Jambi Civil Service Police pasted a notice declaring a Methodist church sealed because of... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 21 2018

Violence against Christians intensifies

HYDERABAD, India — Christians in southern India are living in increasingly more fear as the level of violence against them continues to rise,... [READ MORE]

Asia | Oct. 1 2018

Pastors in hiding after false media charges

NEW DELHI — Influenced by Hindu extremists, campaigns against Christians in Uttar Pradesh state, India, have increased, sending several pastors... [READ MORE]

Asia | Sep. 19 2018

Large house church in China shut down

BEIJING — One of China’s largest underground churches said it would hold services outdoors after it was shut down for refusing to install... [READ MORE]

Asia | Aug. 27 2018

China destroys mosque to send a message

WEIZHOU, China — A newspaper of the ruling Communist Party said Aug. 11 that no religion is above the law in China, urging officials to stay... [READ MORE]

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