Weekly Hindu Persecution Digest: 19 April- 26 April 2015
1. Three held for attempt to convert children
Report: Three men were arrested on the charges of trying to convert children to Christianity at Kamalanagar in Basaveshwara Nagar area. According to the police, the arrested are Shivakumar, Ramesh and Govardhan, all neo-converts.
2. Tension grips Aligarh’s village as religious preachers try to convert Kanjar community to Islam
Report: Tension prevailed in the Nagla-Singhi hamlet of Aligarh’s Mainath village following allegations that a group of religious preachers were trying to convert members of the Kanjar community to Islam. The preachers have been identified as Nasibul Hasan, Mohammad Salman, Shan Mohammad, Mohammad Faisal, Mohammad Sarfuddin, Mohammad Ishtaq and Raza Mohammad. The police action was based on a written complaint by village chief Satish Singh, who alleged that the preachers of Muslim community from Kazipada and Madina localities were about to convert the members of the Kanjar community in the village.
3.Suspected Christian gang vandalized Hindu temple in North Texas in US
Report: As a sign of serious religious intolerance, a Hindu temple in the US has been vandalized with nasty images spray-painted on its walls by a suspected Catholic group, the latest such incident in the country. The number 666 and an upside down cross was spray-painted on the door of the temple in Old Lake Highlands, north Texas.