Two brothers were abducted, beaten with iron rods and pressured to convert to Islam. “This is not the first time Christians are targeted in the area”, says a Christian leader.
Local officers stormed into the church and “brutally beat church members, used electric shock prods to incapacitate them”, denounces Forum 18.
Streets and squares in the city will be named after women such as Isabel de Baena and Francisca de Chaves, tortured by the Spanish Inquisition.
Hindu extremists falsely accuse a pastor and four other Christians of eating cow beef.
The High Court of Koblenz tries two former officials of the Syrian government, accused of crimes against humanity. “The torture system has been used to crush civil society”.
The family has also been socially banished from this village and treated as untouchables.
“The sun would not go down without recording at least one case of attack on Christians from Uttar Pradesh on a typical Sunday”, a Christian rights activist says.