Outbreak of Violence against Christians in Assam, India Sparks Concern
NEW DELHI, November 2, 2018 (Morning Star News) – Three acts of aggression against Christians in Assam state, India in one month have raised concerns among Christian leaders.
“We have seen sporadic incidents happen in Assam in the past – but three incidents of violence within a month against the Christian community has built a sense of insecurity among the Christians of Assam,” said Allen Brooks, spokesperson for the Assam Christian Forum and a member of the Assam State Commission for Minorities.
Brooks said the attacks in Assam, which borders Bhutan in northeastern India, were not random.
“A systematic pattern can be seen in these incidents,” he told Morning Star News. “Different denominations have been targeted…