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India: Christians Tormented with Music, Then Attacked

  • Religion Today
    Religious persecution, missions, Christianity around the world
  • 2012 Aug 02
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For months, a group of Hindu extremists in southern India had been blasting high-volume movie music at the prayer meetings of a local Christian ministry -- but in early July, the harassment crossed the line to assault when the Hindus burst into the prayer meeting of EndTime Ministries, knocked three worshippers unconscious and ripped the clothes off a widow, Open Doors News reports. The assault occurred in the village of Romagonadanahalli in central Karnataka, a fast-growing, comparatively wealthy state in southwest India. The Christians lodged a police complaint against the Hindu extremists, who filed a counter-complaint against the EndTime pastor, identified by the single name Mounesh. Both sides appeared in court July 27, where the magistrate told Pastor Mounesh he should not conduct worship services in homes. EndTime Ministries has no building of its own; meetings and worship services are typically held in the pastor's house. The ministry has stopped all Christian activities in the area, and Mounesh has moved services to another location for safety reasons.