Wednesday, 16 May 2007

Indian Christians beaten up, arrested

INDIAN Christian leaders have issued a warning that attacks against Christians there are on the increase, after two missionaries were attacked for showing a religious film. Police then charged with proselytism.

The incident took place in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday night and involved two missionaries from the Indian Evangelical Mission. Sources say that while they were showing the ‘Jesus’ movie activists from the Hindutva movement attacked them.

A group of 15 activists arrived in cars who then beat up the missionaries before dragging them to a local police station where the charges against them were laid. Read more

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