Matthew 26:59

Matthew 26:59 (ASV 1901)

59Now the chief priests and the whole council sought false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death;

Scripture Testimony Index stories for this passage

In 1893, very false allegations were levelled against the missionaries in China. They were accused of murdering children and harvesting their organs. As these accusations spread, the work of sharing the gospel was consequently affected.
The blatantly false accusation of being responsible for the loss of 22 Chinese children was used by an enraged mob to lay siege on the missionary premises in Yangchow, badly stone some of missionaries and cause much injury to others as they tried to escape.
A believer was accused falsely of destroying the idols in a village temple and was on the strength of that false testimony fined and forced to repair the destroyed temple.
In a bid to destroy the church in Bulgaria, blatantly false testimonies were beared against its leaders. Pastor Ivanoff was sentenced to life imprisonment and his properties confiscated -- because of the false testimony of a marmalade factory engineer.