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Sunday attack by VHP (World Hindu Council) Against christians in South Indian State of Karnataka

ICC Note: Hindu extremists continue to terrorize Christians. Christians daily live in fear of attacks.

Please note that the following article is from the writer’s blog. The writer is a non-native English speaker.

Dr. Sajan

8/17/08 Karnataka, India (Persecution Update India) – Armed Hinduvta extremists on August 17th storm Church, disrupt Worship, assault Believers and destroy musical instruments and furniture in hall at Shiva Kumar Swamy, Davengere Taluka, Karnataka.

Around 10.30 AM, a mob of nearly 100 extremists led by lead by Deepak Ranode, VHP (world Hindu council) secretary, and Lokeshappa, Raju, Bakesh armed with sticks and saffron flags barged into the Jesus Prayer Hall as Pastor Denzil was preaching, the radicals abused the pastor in front of the 500 Believers who had congregated for Worship. The radicals began chanting Hindu devotional songs and threatened the Christians.The zealots ordered the believers denounce Christ and Christianity and
also tried to pressurize the believers to give statements against the pastor and Christians…. [Go To Full Story]