• Eight Christians acquitted of forcing conversion of Indian children

    Eight Indian church workers accused of the forced conversion and abduction of 60 Christian children were acquitted on 18 February by the criminal court in Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh. Barnabas Fund reports that the six men and two women were arrested in May 2017 while accompanying the children, mostly aged under 14, by train to a […]

  • Indian Christian girls targeted in Islamist “love jihad”

    An announcement from leaders of the largest Christian denomination in Kerala, India, raised serious concerns that young Christian women are being targeted in a “love jihad” campaign and lured into an Islamic State (IS) trap. Barnabas Fund reports that in an official communiqué, released on 15 January, church leaders said that Christian women were enticed […]