Bangladesh: Christians survive arson attacks

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In early November, a group of Muslims attempted to burn four Christian families alive by setting their homes in the village of Kamarpara, Bangladesh, on fire, but neighbors helped them to escape the flames.

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Pastors in Bangladesh Arrested for Evangelizing Muslims

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Two pastors in northwestern Bangladesh could face up to two years in prison if convicted for "hurting religious sentiments," according to Morning Star News.

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Tortured Bangladesh Christian Activist Hiding In Hong Kong

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He was tortured for his Christian faith, but still wanted to "sing the songs of David." He was naked, but "Jesus Christ" clothed him "with His Love." Words of Christian rights activist William Nicholas Gomes, a former Muslim who fled rough police and Islamic extremists in his native Bangladesh.

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Bangladesh Releasing Jailed Evangelist

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Bangladesh was to release Friday, April 1, a young evangelist who was sentenced to one year imprisonment for "creating chaos" by selling and distributing Christian books and other literature near a major Muslim gathering.

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Bangladesh Jails Christian Evangelist; Appeal Planned

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A young Christian evangelist has been sentenced to one year imprisonment for "creating chaos” by selling and distributing Christian books and other literature near a major Muslim gathering north of the capital Dhaka, trial observers said Thursday, March 24.

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Bangladesh Police Searching For Kidnapped Christian Girl

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Police in Bangladesh were still searching Thursday, November 5, for a young Christian girl who was abducted and forced to convert to Islam and marry one of her kidnappers.

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Bangladesh Pastor And Wife Facing Death Threats (Extended)

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A Bangladeshi pastor and his wife faced more death threats Friday, February 20, after pressing charges against Muslims of robbery and rape, Christian rights activists said.

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Bangladesh Pastors' Wife "Raped" By Angry Muslims

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The wife of a pastor in Bangladesh was recovering Thursday, January 29, after after she was reportedly gang raped by local Muslims, the latest in a series of violent incidents against the country's embattled Christian minority.

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Bangladesh Village Expels Couple For Embracing Christianity

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Muslims in a village in western Bangladesh have reportedly forced two brothers to expel their parents from their home for converting to Christianity, Worthy News learned Monday, January 19.

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Bangladesh: Buddhist Clerics Take Christians Captive

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Buddhist clerics and local council officials are holding 13 newly converted Christians captive in a pagoda in a southeastern mountainous district of Bangladesh in an attempt to forcibly return them to Buddhism.

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Bangladesh: Christian Family Beaten, Cut and Face Charges

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The harassment that Bangladeshi converts from Islam face from Muslim neighbors in this southeastern area near Cox's Bazar can take serious turns -- as it did last month, when an attack by about a dozen Muslims left a Christian family with machete wounds.

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Bangladesh Christians Flee After Attack On House Church

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Muslim militants raided and destroyed a 'house church' in Bangladesh as part of an operation to expel Christians from the region, a group representing the believers said Tuesday, August 5.

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Muslims Fight to Keep Church Out of Village

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Muslim fundamentalists in a village 192 kilometers (119 miles) north of the capital have threatened to kill a pastor as part of an effort to keep his church from constructing a church building, according to the head of the Isha-e-Jamat Bangladesh (Jesus' Church) denomination.

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Bangladesh: Pastor's 13-Year Old Daughter Gang-Raped

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Muslim villagers in Mymensingh district eager to rid the area of the Christian work of a local pastor have gang-raped his 13-year-old daughter, the girl's father said.

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