Christians arrested for organizing a Christian prayer meeting

  May 10, 2017

  Mau, Uttar Pradesh

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Restrictions on religious assembly, Social Ostracism


On 10th May 2017, six Christians including some pastors were arrested for organizing an open air Christian prayer meeting as a healing crusade, in Mau district, Uttar Prdesh.

The Christians were arrested because they did not have prior permission for the meeting, and the police, under the pressure of Hindutva activists, booked them under section 153A of the India Penal Code for causing enmity between different religious groups.


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