Hindu nationalists in India continue to punish Christians and pressure them to abandon their faith, say Christian charity workers serving persecuted Christians in the country. “In states across India, militants have threatened and killed church workers,” said Paul Robinson, the chief executive of Release International, in an article published by Premier Christian on

Wednesday. “Extremists have tried to force Christians to renounce their faith and convert to Hinduism. And they have bombed, torched, vandalized and demolished churches.” What is more, strict anti-conversion laws in five states have made it practically impossible to talk about and share the Christian faith, given that a lot of missionary or evangelistic activities are met with suspicion by nationalists. “It’s based on the idea that conversion by force should be made illegal. I think everyone would agree that conversion by force would be useless,” READ MORE