Christian widow, daughter beaten up in Karnataka, India

  August 18, 2013

  Chikmagalur, Karnataka

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault


On 18 August in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka, Hindu extremists beat up a Christian widow and left her unconscious on the road.

The extremists barged into her house and questioned her about her faith. They later dragged her and her daughter to the Hindu temple and tried to forcefully convert them back into Hinduism. Thereafter, the extremists slapped, kicked and punched them for almost an hour till the widow fell unconscious.


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