American Pastor Arrested and Detained in India

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International Christian Concern (ICC) learned that Pastor Bryan Nerren, a Christian pastor from Tennessee, has been arrested and detained in India after being accused of violating the country’s Foreign Exchange Management Act. According to the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), Pastor Nerren and two other pastors from Tennessee arrived in India on October 5 to attend two conferences in India and Nepal. The ACLJ reported that Pastor Nerren was then targeted and arrested by Indian customs agents after he told them he was a Christian.

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Pastor Beaten, Attackers Escape in India as Church Leaders Call on Modi to Address Persecution of Christians

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The Evangelical Fellowship of India called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the problem of rising persecution against Christians in his country, after a pastor was dragged from a prayer meeting by members of a nationalist organization.

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Indian Christian Man: ‘Everything Now Is Gone’ Following Government Demolition of His School for Orphans

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A Christian man in Odisha State, India, who built a school for orphaned children 8 years ago, had his life’s work devastated on May 13th when local officials demolished the school and its dormitories following sabotage of his application for a land lease.

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Indian Christians Say ‘God Works for the Good of Those Who Love Him’ As Modi Rides Anti-Christian Nationalist Wave to Second Term in Office

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Christians in India are bracing themselves for more of the same after Prime Minister Narendra Modi was elected to another five-year term last Thursday, having garnered a 303-seat parliamentary majority—a 31-seat gain from his initial election in 2014.

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Mob Attacks Against Christians By Hindu Radicals Continue in Shadow of Modi Re-election

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Christians at Praise the Lord Church in Kanjapalli, a village in India’s persecution-ridden Tamil Nadu state, were ruthlessly attacked by a mob of Hindu radicals on May 3rd, following an identical instance of mob violence in February in which the church was told to close its doors.

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