Four Christians have been arrested in Nepal, including a United States citizen, months after a controversial law criminalizing religious conversion went into effect in the Asian nation.
On Tuesday morning, police in the city of Ghorahi arrested a Christian society leader, an Indian national, a citizen of Colorado and a Nepali interpreter at their hotel for their alleged involvement in religious conversion by "allurement," according to the NGO Christian Solidarity Worldwide.
The four of them had attended a one-day pastors‚Äô conference that took place Monday in a local church.
The human rights advocacy group reports that authorities searched hotel rooms and took Bibles, cash, laptops and also cash belonging to the Christians. ...