100 Christians Attacked In India Ahead of Advent Celebration
Christian Headlines - A mob of 50 people attacked a group of at least 100 Christians in India, Premier Christian News reports.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a human rights organization for persecuted Christians across the globe, reported that around 100 Christians were attacked in the tribal community in Singawaram village, Sukma District, in the early hours of November 25th. The believers had been organizing festivities for Advent the night before.
The Christians were also preparing to celebrate a traditional ceremony marking the birth of a child, who is now six months old.
While the exact circumstances leading up to the attack were not verified, CSW sources report that the mob, armed with homemade weapons attacked the Christians as they slept. Additionally, the mob allegedly burnt Bibles and damaged motorcycles belonging to the Christians.
They also accused Christians of destroying the local culture by introducing foreign religions. The attack is believed to have taken place between midnight and 2 am. Police did not arrive at the scene until about 7 am.
According to the Chhattisgarh Christian Forum (CCF) around.... READ MORE
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