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Revenge rape ordered by Pakistani village council

Image of Mukhtar Mai who bravely fought for justice after a similar panchayat decision in 2002 ordered her gang rape. A police search operation is underway to arrest the members of a panchayat (village council) who fled after ordering a man to rape a 16-year-old girl in Multan, Pakistan. At least 20 Muslim men from Multan, Pakistan, have already been arrested for ordering the rape of a teenage girl, in revenge for a rape her brother had allegedly committed. The two families involved in the incident were related and senior members from both families comprised the village council that decided the 16 year old girl should be raped. Ac...

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Christian poisoned to death for seeking freedom from slavery contract

A Christian man who was sold into slavery was left to die from poisoning before his family home.   Police refuse to investigate the death and have reported it as a suicide but family members report a history of mistreatment and have called for a murder inquiry. In June 2015 Javed Masih (28 yrs) of Kamal Pur Panjchak in Faisalabad, needed a loan of 315,000 rupees (£2333) in order for him to buy a home for his family.   To fund the purchase he agreed to a slavery contract with a man named Tajamal Jatt for two years that required him to plough fields, graze cattle, undertake all household chores and minor building repairs. The signed co...

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Muslim victims of bomb attack receive prayer and counselling from BPCA

Our BPCA team visited some of the many Muslim victims of the Ferozepur Bomb attack (click here) whilst they were admitted at Lahore General Hospital on 27th July 2017.  Naveed Aziz, said: "We met 10 patients most of them were in the intensive care unit. We supplied fruit and juices to each patient and prayed with those who allowed us to and were often joined by members of their families. All.the 10 patients we met on this day were Muslims but they appreciated our love and care for them and allowed us to talk with trhem and cousel them. Two of them accepted our gift of a bible and agreed to read them." Later the same day the BPCA team ...

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Latest update on Ferozepur bomb attack: Families visited

Mehwish Bhatti lead officer for the British Pakistani Christian Association has been meeting victims of the Monday afternoon bomb attack on Ferozepur Road in Lahore (click here).  During her many visits she has been sharing condolences with families of those who have been killed and injured from amongst the Christian victims. She will be visiting Muslim victims in hospital from today and will be providing counselling and prayers for any who wish to receive it. Saul Samuel (RIP) The first family Mehwish met was the family of Saul Samuel (11 yrs). Saul was in the vegetable market area at, Kot Lakhpat, Lahore  waiting ...

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Lahore: Ferozepur Road bomb attack leaves at least 26 dead!

A motorcycle bomb attack at Kot Lakhpat, Lahore at 4.30pm (12.30 pm GMT) today has killed at least 26 people. The blast has left a further 54 people injured after the bomb exploded near a police station within a major market. Senior police officer Haider Ashraf gave a press statement today in which he said that 'a suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted officers guarding a demolition site at Kot Lakhpat's vegetable market'. Many policemen are counted among the wounded after the powerful blast tore through people along Ferozepur Road, a main thoroughfare that traverses through Lahore.  Local hospitals have been put ...

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Stand up for Maherwar Ishaq campaign initiated by Canadian citizen gains momentum!

A rally movement calling for justice for a young woman and her mother who fled a blasphemy allegation in Pakistan is gaining momentum. Peace activists of all faiths are uniting in solidarity behind her appeal for asylum in Canada and will be holding a rally supporting protection for the vulnerable young woman who narrowly evaded detainment in Thailand's brutal Immigration Detention Centre, only to be re-persecuted when an official from the Pakistani Embassy in Thailand trapped her in a disused apartment in what we believe was an attempt to commit a sexual assault. An audio recording of the incident can be heard (here)  This mirrors an inci...

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MP calls for government debate on apostasy hatred

A statement or a government debate about what is being done to tackle crimes motivated by anti-apostasy was called for by MP Martyn Day in UK Parliament on 20th May 2017. in his question, Mr Day asked: "Many individuals who convert their religion or renounce faith altogether can be ostracized by sections of their community and even from family members, making them more vulnerable to hate crime. Can we therefore have a statement or a debate in government time, regarding what is being done to tackle anti-apostasy." In what was an extremely positive response Andrea Leadsom, Leader of the House. said: "Well of course...

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More migrant clashes with police on Lesbos Island leaves Christian asylum seekers terrified

British Pakistani Christian has learned from Pak-Christian asylum seekers at Lesbos Island's infamous Moira Camp.  We have been advised that clashes have broken out for the second time in eight days.   Greek Authorities arrested 35 migrants on Tuesday for public disturbance offences during the riots police were forced to use tear gas against protesters who were throwing large stones at them. Rioters who were entirely made up of Muslim also set fire to tents inside and outside the perimeter of the camp.  There are very few Christians seeking asylum residing at Moria Camp.  Most of the early Christians fled the Island as s...

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Another 16 year old has been accused of blasphemy in Pakistan!

A 16 year old boy named Shahzad has been arrested under the blasphemy laws of Pakistan for disrespecting the Islamic prophet Muhammed which automatically generates a death sentence Yesterday Shahzad's family had to flee a potential a mob lynching after hate speech was preached from a local mosque calling for the death of Shahzad and his family. His family are now unable to trace Shahzad and his brother Shafqat has advised that the police station were Shahzad is being held is refusing to confirm he is there and will not permit the family access to the vulnerable youth. Please sign our petition (click here) Shahza...

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Pastor shot dead outside church in India - hundreds protest on National Highway

The pastor of a church in Ludhiana was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne assailants outside 'The Temple of God Church' at Salem Tabri locality at around 8.45pm (Indian time) on Saturday night.     Witnesses have said that two armed youth with their faces covered shot at Pastor Sultan from close range. Pastor Sultan received a bullet wound to his head and two more penetrated his chest.   The attack was captured on CCTV cameras installed at the church however the footage was to dark to identify the attackers. Two local boys who witnessed the crime informed family members of the Pastor and other parishioners of t...

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