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63 year old Pak-Christian grandmother seeks freedom from Bangkok IDC

A 63 year old grandmother Mrs Rasoolan Bibi who was arrested in a crackdown on asylum seekers and refugees in Thailand days before Christmas (19th December 2019) is seeking help to escape the brutal detention she is suffering in Bangkok's infamous Immigration Detention Centre. Rasoolan suffers with Eczema, Arthritis and hypertension and  survivor and has high blood pressure. We have been advised that the IDC authorities are not providing any medical support and are trying to use the predicament of the grandmother to coerce Rasoolan and her family back to Pakistan. This is not the first time this has happened and previous duress and failur...

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Christmas furore as TV hosts in Pakistan and India hurt feelings of Christians

Christmas became a time of protest and fury for Christians in India and Pakistan after a TV hosts plus guests decided to ridicule Christianity. In India celebrities Farah Khan, Raveena Tandon and Bharti Singh were booked by Amritsar police for “hurting religious sentiments” after Indian Christians led by Sonu Jafar, president of the Christian Front of Ajnala Block. He proposed an investigation under the Indian blasphemy laws section 295-A of the Indian Penal code, after mocking the word “Hallelujah” on a TV show took place in India on Christmas Eve. Section 295A of The Indian Penal Code: 272 [295A. Deliberate and malicious acts, intended to...

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Christmas worship and prayer to heal wounds of Youhanabad terrorist attack survivors

A Christmas service of prayer, worship and fellowship was organised by British Asian Christian Association, to heal the emotional scars dealt to the Christian community at Youhanabad, Lahore, since a terror attack on Sunday 15th March 2015. The community here has struggled to come to terms with the attack as events in the aftermath made them targets for more persecution. During the twin church attack 15 people were killed instantly and 77 were injured via incendiary explosion during services at Roman Catholic Church and Christchurch in Lahore. In the wake of the attack a hysterical mob beat and set alight to Muslim men who police had handed to the...

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

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 faith.  Liane Pibworth believes that a series of threats and attacks on her and her daughter are a direct result of the offence caused from her singing of Christian worship songs with her two young daughters.  Liane told BACA that this was raised as a concern by officers from Peabody Trust and Old Oak Housing Association, who are responsible for her housing. Though most of her alleged persecution is enacted by one family Liane has been shunned by the rest of the Muslim community. She has stated that...

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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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