Please read Nepal: Christian Homes and Church in Arson Attack, by Carey Lodge, at Christian Today.
"A church building and the homes of four Christian converts in a Nepal village were set alight on December 23, according to Barnabas Fund.
"It is thought that Hindu extremists, who see the growth of Christianity in Nepal as a threat, carried out the attacks which targeted the homes of Ganga Lama Tamang, Lama Bahadur Tamang, Lama Bokta and Bikram Lama.
"Though some residents tried to prevent the violent attack, they were powerless to stop the nine arsonists who then went on to target the local church building.
"Though physical attacks on Christians are generally an uncommon occurrence in Nepal, this violence follows the murder of a church leader last October...
"...Despite calls from the Christian community for justice, Barnabas Fund reports that the Nepali government has so far played down the recent arson attack."