Although the couple, who have two children, were finally given a small piece of land where they can live on a temporary basis, they are being denied the practice of their faith.
“Moreover, they were strictly prohibited not to receive any Christian pastor or guests at their home, and not to have worship services at their home,” an indigenous missionary revealed.
The relatives are reportedly monitoring the couple closely, and are threatening to kick them out if they receive any Christian missionaries.
Burma, officially called the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, has only a minority Christian community, who make up between 5 to 9 percent of the country’s population. Buddhism, which claims between 80 to 90 percent of the population, has been fused in the country with occult and spiritual beliefs that pre-date the religion. Professing allegiance to Christ alone is seen as angering the very spirits both villagers and urban dwellers hope to placate,” it added.