More than 4,000 cases of anti-Christian violence occurred in India last year, according to a report received by the Fides news agency.
The “report on persecution in 2013,” prepared cooperatively by several
Christian groups in India, documented 7 murders along with hundreds of
beatings, attacks on churches, and other forms of abuse. More than 200
cases were classified as serious forms of persecution.
The anti-Christian violence was perpetrated primarily by Hindu zealots.
Most of the incidents occurred in Indian states where Hindu nationalism
The state of Karnataka saw the greatest incidence of