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Muslims classmates viciously stab Christian boy in a murder attempt that left his kidney severed in two

Religious bigotry in Pakistan's education system makes schools a dangerous place for minority Christian students KARACHI:  Muslim students in Karachi Pakistan attempted to murder their Christian classmate Haroon Ifran (15) when they descended on him in a brutal stabbing that left his kidney severed in two pieces. The parents of students in question sought to immediately press the victim's family not to pursue charges and were joined by the police in their efforts. Haroon’s father claims that local police refused to register a First Information Report (FIR), and they pressured him to give forgiveness by getting compensation outside of the cour...

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Gender-equal treatment for the jihadi wives club who say they are not a threat while shrugging at Manchester bombing and Yazidi rapes

Jihadi bride's sob stories elicit sympathy, but these women have no regrets for their luridly complicit role in IS atrocities UK: Security and Intelligence professionals are questioning the good sense of allowing Islamic State defectors who ran away to marry jihadis and establish a Caliphate, and the UK Home Office is finally following suit.   MI6 Alew Younger told the Evening Standard that jihadi brides are a threat to public safety (click here) “As we approach this admittedly extremely complex and difficult problem, public safety is the first thing that we will consider. “It follows from that that ...

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Church bomb survivor and refugee needs a new prosethic leg as she suffers a long wait for appropriate service in Australia

AUSTRALIA        A young Pakistani Christian woman (22) who lost her leg in a terrorist attack at a church in Peshawar in November 2013 (click here) when she was 17-years-old and came to Australian under humanitarian measures (click here) is 11 months away from attaining Australian citizenship. Though Permanent Residents are allowed full health benefits as stated in the residency requirements of the NDIS, Kashamala is being told by charities and disability agencies that assist amputees, that Australian Citizens need only apply for artificial limbs under the health care system.  Wilson Chowdhry met with Kashm...

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Falsely accused Zafar Bhatti awaits appeal of life sentence for blasphemy after second debilitating postponement

The appeal of Zafar Bhatti's life sentence for blasphemy went to the Rawalpindi High Court on 12th of February, during which it was hoped his conviction would finally be overturned sadly due illness the presiding judge failed to arrive at court resulting in postponed till 5th March - this is the second postponement this year after a January date was cancelled due to a lawyer's strike. An earlier court decision on 5th May 2017 by Rawalpindi Session court (though the hearing was heard in prison for the safety for all concerned), found there was no evidence to support the charges and reduced the previous death sentence.  Despite the judgement ostensibly in favour of ...

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Nissar Hussain in Australia with BPCA reaching out to share his UK persecution experience after quitting Islam with Ex-Muslims and churches

AUSTRALIA:The British Pakistani Christian Association (BPCA) is pleased to announce that Australia is hosting honoured guests Wilson Chowdhry and apostasy hatred survivor, Nissar Hussain. Nissar Hussain is a man born and raised in the United Kingdom who became a Christian convert when he defected from Islam. He lived in Bradford and local Muslims, in what can only be characterised as a macabre and diabolical hate crime, repeatedly brutalised him and his family. At one point he was hit thirteen times with a pick axes outside his home and suffered a broken knee cap and shattered hand. He had previously been smoked out of his home and eventually was forced to l...

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Home Office and Foreign Office to study BPCA reports on Christian persecution as part of reviews

Wilson Chowdhry and Nissar Hussain outside the Foreign and Commonwealth Office building on King Charles Street. Both BPCA reports described in this article can be bought from our on-line shop (here) from next week.  If you would like to purchase a copy earlier please email admin@britishpakistanichristians.org In the wake of the landmark Asia Bibi case, the poignant and tragic case of a Pakistani Christian woman who was recently exonerated after ten years incarcerated on erroneous blasphemy charges, a report into global Christian persecution has been commissioned. UK Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, commissioned the report last month and at...

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The empty promise of Pakistan's job quotas: being Non-Muslim qualifies Pakistanis for sanitation work

Religious minority rights have a long way to go with ineffective job quotas keeping them in the gutter. Pakistan's highly educated sewage workers fill quotas while the careers they trained for remain unattainable.  UK Peer Lord Alton has expressed his condemnation for the pervading anti-minority employment culture that for all intents and purposes is a clear indication of the top-down poor governance within the country. PAKISTAN: In December, Pakistan's leadership in Islamabad made efforts over the Christmas season to show goodwill towards religious minorities in some policy statements.(click here) However, the quota system - often touted as a ...

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Huffington Post misquote on Asia Bibi

An article in the Huffington Post has incorrectly reported statements in their recent story about Asia Bibi and ascribed them to Wilson Chowdhry, something we find very disturbing.   The article entitled: "Asia Bibi, Pakistani Christian Tried For Blasphemy, Headed To Canada: Family Friend" contains comments that Mr Chowdhry did not say. (click here) The comments reported in the article were not from Mr Chowdhry, and seemed pieced to together from other sources. We are aware that more than one Huffington Post reporter was working on the Asia Bibi story and they were collaborating on it, because we were told this by the interviewer from Huf...

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Finally Asia Bibi is declared free! Her acquittal was upheld despite petition from hardliners!

This story will be updated In a long drawn out hearing of a devious and infamous petition submitted to Lahore Supreme Court  by Qari Muhammed Salaam on behalf of firebrand preacher Khadim Hussain Rizvi which sought to quash the acquittal received by Asia Bibi, a positive result has led to the end of Asia Bibi's long running saga! Asia Bibi, Pakistan's longest serving and most famous blasphey victim has finally won her freedom.  A three judge panel has declared her innocent and now no further right of appeal against her acquittal exists. A three-member bench Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa; Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice ...

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BPCA condemns Islamist attack on Church in Jolo! Will Britain and other western nations soon experience their own separatist movements with similar consequence?

PHILIPPINES Two incendiary devices which exploded at a Roman Catholic cathedral in southern Philippines on Sunday on 27th January 2019, have killed 20 people and injured dozens more. Hours after the attack Islamic State (IS) confirmed they were responsible for the attack on Jolo Island a place known for activity from several jihadists groups. One suicide bomber initiated the first blast at 08:45 local time (00:45 GMT) within the cathedral as Sunday Mass was underway, while soldiers responded a second blast was exploded just outside the church entrance some minutes later. A statement from IS said the attack was carried out by "two knights of martyrdom" against a ...

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