Christians in Nepal fear for their lives as the level of persecution against them escalates.
Many Nepali Christians endure violence from Hindu extremists who demand that the country return to a Hindu state. Christians make up only 1-2% of the country’s predominantly Hindu population and persecution against them heightened following the anti-conversion laws in 2017, reports Premier.
Religion is unique for each person, it is a personal choice to practice any new religious belief and expression. —Father Silas Bogati, vicar general of the Apostolic Vicariate of Nepal
Religious freedom charity Open Doors revealed that, “Any Christian talking about Christianity can be falsely accused of converting now, and there are several such incidents taking place.”
A series of incidents targeting Christians make it more difficult for believers to practice their faith. Organizers changed the venues of a religious retreat in Kathm