During the first six months of 2017, as many as 410 incidents of attacks, harassment, and threats against Christians were reported throughout India.* This number approaches the sum total of reports for the entire year of 2016, being 441.
In one circumstance, Hindu radicals beat a preacher with chains, stripped him of his clothes, and forced him to drink urine.
On another occasion, skeletons were removed from their graves and scattered throughout the cemetery.
* Many incidents remain unreported