Orissa Missionary Movement Church in Ambaguda, Jeypore, Koraput burnt down completely between 2:00 to 3:00 am on September 1, 2008.
One Bible Mission Church was also burnt down completely between 2:00 to 3:00 am on September 1, 2008.
A Blessing Youth Mission (BYM) Pastor was beaten up and his bike was torched in Ramgiri, 50 km from Jeypore. BYM missionaries are hiding in the jungle.
Rev. Dr. Sang-Bok David Kim, Chairman and Rev. Dr. Richard Howell, General Secretary, of Asia Evangelical Alliance (AEA) have written to the Hon’ble President of India and Hon’ble Prime Minister seeking their personal intervention to protect Christians in Orissa.
Kindly write to the President of India expressing your concern.
Smt. Pratibha Patil
Hon'ble President of India
New Delhi, 110001
Email: [email protected]
(O) Tel: +91-11-23017290
(O) Fax: +91-11-23017824
Rev. Dr. Richard Howell
Evangelical Fellowship of India
New Delhi, India
Evangelical Fellowship of India (established 1951) is a charter member of World Evangelical Alliance, an accredited NGO with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations