Release of eight Christians

6 December 2016: Eight Christians acquitted and released (NEPAL)

Eight Christians in Charikot, Nepal, who were accused of attempting to convert children to Christianity through the distribution of a comic book, were acquitted on 6 December 2016.

Prakash Pradhan, Bimal Shahi, Banita Dangol, Balkrishna Rai, Philip Tamang, Kiran Dahal, Bhimsen Tiwari and Shakti Pakhrin had been arrested in June 2016.

HRWF had largely publicized their case and mentioned them on our list of religious prisoners on our website: See prisoner’s list for Nepal


Posted on

July 31, 2019