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Wilson's BBC World Interview on Gulshan Park

    British Pakistani Christian Associations Chairman Wilson Chowdhry was interviewed by  BBC Wordl News the day after the attack on Christians in Gulshan Park, Lahore. We have set up a disaster recovery appeal to help and assist these families. Our donations will help secure medical supplies and pay for hospital treatments, pay for funeral costs and help with the long term rehabilitation and trauma counselling of victims. If you would like to support our appeal financially please contribute by using this link (click here) Read our full initial report (click here)  

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Wilson Chowdhry describes the impact of the latest bomb attack against Christians at Gulshan Park

  A powerful bomb blast rocked Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Easter Sunday evening 27th March 2016. The blast is believed to have killed over 60 people and to have injured over 200 local police have said. The explosion took place inside a children's park known as Gulshan-i-Iqbal at Iqbal Town. A large number of families, especially women and children, were present when the blast took place Many of these are believed to be Christians as it is a common tradition for families to go to a local funfair to celebrate the birth of Christ after their Easter devotions. 36 of the fatalities are known to be Christians after a suicide bomber detonated his ...

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Human rights groups hold Peace vigil for targeted Christians of Pakistan

LONDON : Stand together in unity with the families of the victims of the Lahore Easter suicide bombing. Join a rally outside Pakistan's High Commission at 10.00am on Saturday 2nd April 2016. Address: Pakistan High Commission 34-36 Lowndes Square, London SW1X 9JN   The peaceful protest will call on governments to do more to protect vulnerable religious minorities by adopting firmer measures to address the scourge of unchecked fundamentalism. The peaceful protest will move to 10 Downing Street before closing at 14.00pm. Petitions will be submitted at both locations. The event is being organised by the British Pakistani Christian As...

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Gulshan Park bomb victims revisited

BPCA officers have been visiting hospital victims providing flowers and food and sharing time with them in prayer and counselling. They have paid for and visited several Christian funerals and will soon start the long term rehabilitation for the victims our donations will extend to support.  We sent all of volunteers and permanent officers to Lahore to offer help to the survivors of the Gulshan Park bomb attack.  The team included Shamim Masih, Mehwish Bhatti and Navid Aziz our core management team.  The work has been arduous but we can now reveal more on the deplorable state that extremist group Jamaat ul Ahraar (JUA) (a s...

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Bomb Blast Devastates Lahore Easter Celebrations, Death Toll 75 and Rising

Christian worshippers celebrating Easter at Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park only hours before the devastating explosion.   A powerful bomb blast rocked Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore today on Easter Sunday evening.  The blast is believed to have killed over 60 people and to have injured over 200 local police have said.  The explosion took place inside a children's park known as Gulshan-i-Iqbal at Iqbal Town.  A large number of families, especially women and children, were present when the blast took place  Many of these are believed to be Christians as it is a common tradition for families to go to a local f...

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BPCA window display inspires Resurrection Day contemplation

To celebrate Easter and share our message of hope and salvation with the local community of Ilford, where our office is located, The British Pakistani Christian Association collaborated with local Christian printing company Ex-Nihilo and a local church Palm Tree Ministries, to create a stunning and captivating window display. The concept was a mutually agreed one and was a chance for all three groups to share the true meaning of Easter, which many people have forgotten.  Commercialism has removed Christ form the equation and now focuses on Easter Eggs and bunnies that have little to do with the long standing Christian festival. Yet this ma...

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Embarrassed Thailand punish humanitarian agencies supporting asylum seekers after revealing BBC documentary

Some of the local Pak-Christian volunteers who have work visa's and visit local victims at the IDC. In February 2016 the BBC released a one hour documentary on the brutal treatment of Pakistani Christian asylum seekers in Thailand. The repercussions of this are only starting to be made manifest. In particular family members are being disqualified and humanitarian agencies are no longer allowed to visit detainees in the now infamously brutal Immigration Detention Centres (IDC) across Thailand. Please sign our petition (click here) You can watch the BBC documentary anywhere in the world by clicking (here) The suffering detainees are forced to liv...

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BPCA Church for Pakistani Christians growing in number and strength - French reporter moved by their plight!

A French reporter residing in Thailand contacted the BPCA after reading the on-line BBC report on Pakistani Christians in Thailand and the brutal crackdown by Royal Thai Authorities.  Arnaud Dabus a correspondent focused on South East Asia called on the BPCA to help him share the plight of our long suffering minority amongst the French, Turkish, Thai and Spanish media groups he freelances for.  Wilson Chowdhry had already planned a visit to Thailand to follow-up on our current aid provision and had a date pencilled in to meet UNHCR Senior Protection Officer Peter Trotter, so he joined our intrepid officer Christian Malik in introducing Ar...

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Christians 'flushed out' by local authority in sewage scandal

A Christian colony established near Faisalabad over 45 years ago has become a health hazard after the local government recently decided to release a sewage line, allowing a stagnant pool of over 40 feet in depth to form less than 100 meters from a very deprived Christian community.   More than 540 Christian homes have been affected and despite several protests and numerous appeals from the thousands of Christians residing in the area, the Jhang Thesil Municipal Authority have ignored the plight of the community that has reported several recently sick patients. Local residents are already moving away from the area due to the noxious odour and i...

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One Year on Lahore Twin Bomb Attack Victims Remembered

On a sombre day in Pakistan faithful Christians from both Catholic and Anglican origins remembered the lives lost and injured in the terrible twin church bomb attack that occurred in Youhanabad, Lahore, Pakistan.   Liturgical events were held at churches across Pakistan this morning.  Christchurch an Anglican church from the Church of Pakistan and "Roman Catholic Church" in Youhanabad both held a joint service from 10:00 this morning (March 15 of 2015).  The event was held in an open field between both churches and included guest speakers from across the Christian sphere and Islamic sphere in Pakistan, including Senator Kamran Michae...

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