India

In Uttar Pradesh, India, Pastor Sindhu Bharti was beaten unconscious by police after they arrested her and five other church members during a Sunday service. All six were charged with offences including ‘rioting’: pray these charges will be dropped.


India

Continue to pray for justice for Pastor Steeven whose land was seized by Hindu extremists. Pray that Release partners in India will succeed in efforts to recover his land for him.


India

Pray for Neethiraj, a missionary in India, whom Hindu extremists forced to set light to Bibles and hymnals when they raided a prayer meeting he was attending in Tamil Nadu.


India

Pray that the newly elected Government of India will take firm action to uphold religious freedom for all India’s citizens. Pray that in his second term President Narendra Modi will make it a priority to tackle rising intolerance in India.


IndiaIn Tamil Nadu, police have reportedly joined with Hindus going door-to-door telling Christians not to meet. Pray that officials will protect Christians’ rights in India, instead of siding with their persecutors.


India

Pray for all those whose loved ones have been martyred for their Christian faith. Anant Ram Gand was murdered in Odisha, India, earlier this year – nine months after he turned to Christ.