Our vision is to create a network of Pakistanis united in Christ, focused on better quality of life, fellowship and religious freedom for Christians in Pakistan and the UK.


Merry Christmas and new year greetings from BACA in a language you know!

BACA Christmas and New Year message in Hindi by Pastor Naresh: BACA Christmas and New Year message in Urdu by Mehwish Bhatti: BACA Christmas and New Year message in English by Leighton Medley:

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BACA concerned that political moves and discrimination are undermining Pak-judicial process to detriment of Christians

Pakistani Lawyers in 2010, smashing a police car in protest to former President of Lahore Bar Association being accused of raping and murdering a Christian girl named Shazia Bashir of 11 years. Please sign our petition (here) British Asian Christian Association believes a large number of persecuted Christians that we are supporting are suffering the ignominy of extended lengths of time between hearings and unfathomable postponements to their detriment.  Our belief is that the majority of these delays stem from a fear of retribution from judgements that would go in the favour of Pak-Christians, discrimination by judges holding to a biased Islamic view of the law...

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Pak-Christian asylum seekers in Bangkok celebrate Christ birth in secret for fear of arrest

British Pakistani Christian Association helped a small group of brave Pakistani Christian asylum seekers to celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ at a clandestine church service within their condominium tower roof space. Though fearful that their gathering might trigger a police and immigration raid, Christian revellers held a celebration from 4 - 7pm on Christmas eve, filled with carols and worship songs. Throughout the night corporate and private prayers plus a series of bible teachings, helped build a relationship with God along with a sense of hope. Moreover, it maintained the strong camaraderie and fellowship that bo...

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Hammersmith, London: White single-mum complains of Muslim no go area after being persecuted because she sang Christian worship songs with daughters

Liane and Hannah Chowdhry serving food at BACA homeless feeding centre A Christian woman who is also a Conservative candidate for the council ward of Shepherds Bush Green has complained that she is being targeted by Muslims for her Christian faith.  Liane Pibworth believes that a series of threats and attacks on her and her daughter are a direct result of the offence caused by her singing of Christian worship songs with her two young daughters. A concern that she says was raised by officers from Peabody Trust and Old Oak Housing Association, who are responsible for her housing. During her residency at a housing as...

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“They Forced Me Down, All I Did Was Pray”: the story of a Pakistani Christian rape survivor

Story written by Xari Jalil of VoicePK original can be found (here)LAHORE: It was four in the evening when 15 year old Maria Jalal, was alone at home, and she heard a knock at the door. Making her way to the front door, she assumed it must be her mother. But what happened next would change her life forever. Outside 25 year old Muhammad Sajid, stood saying he had come to collect the family’s dues. Sajid came every month for the monthly installment of Rs1500 – the repayment of a microfinance loan totaling Rs30,000. Nasreen Bibi, 48, a sweeper at the Municipal Co-operation and her electrician husband Jalal Masih, along with Maria’s 19 year old brother Shahid strugg...

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Christmas arrests of Pakistani Christian refugee and asylum seekers in Bangkok shatters their celebration of Christ's birth

Arrested individuals forced to sit on the condo car park as they await transfer to a jail. While people around the world begin preparations for Christmas and the holidays, parties and family gatherings that ensue around 30 Pak-Christian asylum seekers and refugees begin a morale-sapping detention in a Thai cell before moving into a long-term detainment in the substandard Immigration detention centres (IDC) in Bangkok. Worse still family members and friends may have to suffer long term, distant separation from one another as refurbishment at the main Bangkok IDC has already scattered the Pak-Christian community across the nation of Thailand...

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Family Devastated After Father Leaps From Train Inferno

Surviving family of Mehboob Masih with Mehwish Bhatti BPCA National Executive in Pakistan The family of a man who leapt to his death from a burning train say they are devastated and in constant tears over the tragic loss of their beloved husband and breadwinner. Mehboob Masih, 50, died from his injuries after he jumped escaping flames from adjacent carriages that were engulfed by fire thought to be caused by gas canisters used on portable gas stoves. Read original story (here) Mr. Masih who worked as a driver was the only provider for his wife and three children who now feel their dream of a better life and chance of an education has been devastated by this...

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