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In Pakistan, healing for victims of abduction and forced marriage

The number of cases of forced conversion is increasing at a dangerous pace in Pakistan

India’s Supreme Court declares ‘forced religious conversion’ as threat to security

"It is a very serious issue that affects the nation’s security and freedom of religion and conscience"

Christian minor escapes forced conversion in Pakistan

Religious minorities continue to live in fear in Pakistan where the majority of those forcibly converted are low-caste Hindus and Christians

2,000 Christian, Hindu women, girls kidnapped annually in Pakistan

The International Christian Concern said “persistent advocacy is necessary to influence the Pakistani authorities to change course”

Court in India’s Tamil Nadu state admits forced conversion petition

The Madras High Court admitted the petition and posted the matter to a regular bench on June 6 after the summer vacation ends

Court in Pakistan returns custody of 14-year-old girl to Christian family

An estimated 1,000 women and girls from Pakistan’s Hindu and Christian community are forcibly converted to Islam every year

South Korean nuns arrested for ‘illegal conversions’ in Nepal freed on...

The nuns spent two months in jail after a district court in the city of Pokhara rejected an earlier bail application

Christian rights group, Catholic bishop decry detention of South Korean nuns...

"The arrests … bring into question the future of religious freedom in Nepal," said William Stark the group International Christian Concern

Karnataka bishops raise concern over proposed anti-conversion law

Karnataka chief minister orders check on “forced conversions” after reportedly receiving complaints

Pakistan’s anti-forced conversion bill draws concern from clerics

Religious leaders are objecting to several provisions of the proposed measure, including the minimum age of conversion

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