Several rights groups denounced the recent arrest of four Christians in Nepal for allegedly converting people to Christianity.
Nepal police arrested two men and two women, including an American woman, from Hotel Doko in Ghorahi on April 23, 2019 as part of the government’s campaign against evangelism, reports Pakistan Christian Post.
Respect the right of all religious minorities to practice their faith or belief through worship, observation, teaching, and practice. —Mervyn Thomas, Chief Executive, Christian Solidarity Worldwide
The Christians’ hotel room was searched and their belongings were confiscated, including their Bibles, cash and laptops. They were in Ghorahi, 261 miles from the capital, Kathmandu, for a one-day Christian conference for pastors which was also attended by 70 other believers.
Police detained Pastor Dilli Ram Poudel, 49, general secretary of t