Christians attacked in Odisha, India

  February 7, 2015

  Malkangiri, Odisha

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault

On February 7 in Sigal Village, Malkangiri, about 40 Christians of the Khoya Tribe were attacked and beaten by Hindutva fundamentalists and were being forced to take a dip in the river as part of a Hindu ritual. The fundamentalists also filed a false complaint against the Christians alleging physical violence. The Hindutva fundamentalists have been threatening the Christians for the past three days.

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