BIG BREAKING NEWS: “We will teach you a lesson. This is what you get for forcing people into Christianity.” [#IndiaPersecution #ChristianPersecution] 10/04
It was a stifling July 2021 afternoon when the crowd moved into the small district of Lakholi, in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, and gathered outside the house of Tamesh War Sahu.
Tamesh War Sahu, a 55-year-old volunteer with the Home Guard who had begun following Christianity more than 5 years previously, had never before had issues with his neighbors.
But now, more than 100 people had descended from surrounding villages and were shouting Hindu nationalist slogans outside his front door.
Tamesh War Sahu’s son Moses, who had come out to investigate the noise, was beaten by the mob, who then charged inside.
As the men entered the house, they shouted death threats at Tamesh War Sahu’s wife and began tearing posters bearing Bible quotes down from the walls.
Bibles were seized from the shelves and brought outside where they were set alight, doused in water and the ashes thrown in the gutter.
“We will teach you a lesson. This is what you get for forcing people into Christianity.”
– Some people were heard to shout
India’s Christians living in fear as claims of ‘forced conversions’ swirl – The Guardian:
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