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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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BREAKING NEWS: Asia Bibi's judicial review set for the 29th of January

Asia Bibi's Supreme Court judicial review date is set for the 29th of January, 2019.  The now infamous petition submitted by Qari Muhammed Salaam on behalf of firebrand preacher  Khadim Hussain Rizvi which seeks to quash the acquittal received by Asia Bibi is the last hurdle in the long running saga of Asia Bibi. The world waits anxiously to see whether the Pakistani government and courts will be true to their word and uphold the rule of law  or whether more delays will ensue.  LAHORE: News of the long awaited judicial review date came via lawyer Ghulam Mustafa Chaudhry who filed the petition for judicial review. (click here) He said to...

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Innocent Pak-Christian man accused of blasphemy due to business rivalry acquitted after 3.5 years

A Christian man who has had to relocate his home and spent 3.5 years fearing a long tme in prison for a blasphemy charge has been acquitted by Session Court Judge Ijaz Ahmed Basol (15th January 2019), presiding over the case at Kasur Session Court. In an historic court procedure Pervaiz Masih the accused blasphemy victim was released on bail after serving only 20 days in prison. The family were relocated to a place far from the incident location and continued to battle for the exoneration of the innocent man. Aneeqa Maria the family's lawyer spoke to BPCA, she said: "While Pervaiz Masih was in jail awaiting a decision on his bail his wife,...

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Atrocities against Christians are not new to Tamil Nadu

Atrocities not new to Kanyakumari a small district in Tamil Nadu where a pastor and his congregants were attacked recently while conducting evangelism  Submitted by our BPCA India correspondent 15/1/2018 Kanyakumari a small district in Tamil Nadu witnessed a brutal attack on a pastor and his church members when they went to visit a village in Perumalselvavillai in Agatheswaram taluk for there regular outreach in the area. On 13th January 2019 Pastor Selvakumar a pastor of the Full Gospel Pentecost church along with his six member team  were engaged in distribution of an outreach tract in the village.  At aro...

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BPCA guidance on signing petitions in our new GoPetition platform

GoPetition Instructions for BPCA supporters British Pakistani Christian Association supporters may have noticed that we have a new petition platform that allows us to communicate better with you. We have chosen to use GoPetition because it allows us to target petitions in our various locations.  BCPA now has both an Australian and a Canadian Branch. The GoPetition platform allows you to email us, but does not allow you to donate from the petition .  There are two tabs in GoPetition. One tab in blue says "Sign the petition" and that is where you sign your name and add your information. There is another tab n...

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Police undress in front of and torture young Christian bride-to-be and 11-year-old girl after false theft allegation by rich homeowner in possible fraud scam

Photo Caption: Saima was sent home after being beaten and kicked at her employers' house FAISALABAD: Following being falsely accused of theft by her Muslim employer, a Christian domestic worker Saima (24), and her young female cousin Sinaha (11) were held for several days and tortured by male police officers who disrobed in front of the innocent girls, beat, and kicked them. The older maid endured a harrowing ordeal of being hung by her arms, having boiling water poured down her throat in order to try to get her to confess something she did not do while her mother - who had also been beaten - was forced to listen outside. A pre-dated ...

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Converts from Islam respond to threats of rape by Muslim man intent on fomenting hatred

Converts from Islam call out Zaheer Hussain on his carefully phrased apology. Profanity-laced threats directed at apostates via a social media video caused great hurt yet in his follow-up he did not apologise to his actual victims! The targets of hate fear an apostasy backlash in the current environment of impunity. Apostacy-related hate crimes must be qualified - the threat is real! To sign our petition STOP APOSTASY ABUSE IN THE UK (CLICK HERE) PRESTON: Two prominent converts from Islam to Christianity have asked for Zaheer Hussain the man implicated in a profanity-filled rant against Christians who have quit Islam, to be prosecuted under...

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