Christian Convert Violently Attacked Outside His Home

Country: United Kingdom

Date of incident: November 17, 2015

Nissar Hussain, who has helped to promote Christian Concern's Safe Haven initiative to help protect Christians who have converted from Islam, was beaten with a pickaxe handle by two men while on the way to his car in Bradford (United Kingdom).

Hussain and his wife converted to Christianity in 1996 and have since experienced intimidation and violence from the Muslim community. According to the Daily Mail, "Detective Inspector Andy Howard, of Bradford District CID, said initial investigations suggested is was a targeted attack and it is being treated as a religious hate crime." Read about previous attacks on Nissar Hussain here and here. Source: Daily Mail Read more about the Safe Haven initiative here.