Map reflects the 30 most recent Persecution Reports. Click HERE for the Map Legend.



Future of Religious Freedom in Nepal Uncertain

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Campaigning for religious freedom in Nepal accelarates as deadline for anti-conversion law approaches.

Criminalization of Conversion Threatens Christianity in Nepal

Friday, August 12th, 2011

A proposed legislation that criminalizes the conversion from one faith to another in Nepal moves church leaders to action before it becomes law.

Nepal Agrees to Give Christians a Cemetery

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

After months of controversy the government of Nepal has given Nepalese Christians their own burial grounds.

What Nepal’s Law Against Evangelism Means for Christians

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Draft legislation for the new Nepali constitution would make it a criminal offence to play any part in another person changing their religion.

New Laws Could Ban Conversions in Nepal

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

New laws in Nepal could re-criminalize evangelization and religious conversion, effectively returning the nation to its former status as the world’s only Hindu state.

Nepal Defends Law Against Evangelism

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Nepal's anti-evangelism law gets further scrutiny.

Proposed criminal code makes evangelism difficult in Nepal

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Nepal passes code that criminalizes conversion of others.

Politicians assure Christians of burial land

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Christians' protests finally heard in Nepal over burial ground issue.

Nepali Christian converts demand burial ground near Pashupatinath Temple

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Background story to the Christian burial ground crisis in Nepal.

At Easter Mass in Kathmandu, thousands remember victims of Hindu extremism

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Church in Nepal celebrates Easter while remembering those who have been victims of persecution.

Nepal Christians Begin Legal Battle for Burial Ground

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Nepalese Christians battle in court to gain rights to bury their dead in Nepal.

Govt‚ Christian community talks inconclusive

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Meeting between the Government of Nepal and Christians over Christian burial grounds continues to be inconclusive.  

Nepal’s Christians, Hindus head for clash over burial ground

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Nepalese Christians continue to fight for burial grounds in Nepal.

Christians give 48-hour ultimatum to Nepal government

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Nepalese Christians give the government 48-hour deadline to meet there demands for official land to bury their dead. 

Christians on hunger strike for cemetery in Nepal

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

Christians in Nepal continue rotating hunger strike to get the governement to agree to a burial place for Christians.

Prospects Dim for Religious Freedom in Nepal

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

A new constitution in Nepal may not include the right to propagate one's faith.

Nepal: Christians To Step Up Hunger Strike

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Christians in Nepal continue hunger strike to force the government to give them burial plots.

Nepal Christians demand burial grounds

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Christian Minority in Nepal have asked government to provide designated burial grounds.

The President of Nepal ready to defend Christians from attacks and violence

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

President of Nepal says that Nepal is ready to protect Christians from Hindu Extremist.

Kathmandu, high risk of attacks against Christians

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Nepalese security says that there is a high risk of attacks against Christians.

Former Hindu leader plans attacks against churches and public buildings from prison

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Nepalese police foil a series of attacks by Hindus against Christians.

Missionary Resumes Ministry After Being Badly Beaten

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Missionary in Nepal resumes his ministry after recovering from a beating he received last fall for being a Christian pastor.

Embattled Christians in Egypt, Iran, Libya, and other Hot Spots Need ‘Special’ Help

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Congressman advocates for a Bill to establish a Special Envoy for Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia to help protect persecuted Christians.


Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Nepal’s Christians threaten corpse protest

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Nepal’s Christians to conduct their own census

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Nepal Christians Fight for Burial Rights

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Renovation of the Pashupatinath temple has led to the destruction of graves of Christians, who have no burial grounds.  Nearly 200 graves face demolition.

Missionary Badly Beaten In Nepal

Monday, November 8th, 2010

 Missionary brutally beaten for 'blasphemy against traditional gods' en route to prayer meeting

New threats from an old nemesis of Nepal’s Christians

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Proposed Nepal Constitution Limits Freedom of Religion

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

"We know that the new constitution will restrict conversions in order to ‘protect' the country's demography and thereby its culture,"

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