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.


Islamist Knife rampager shot by police near London Bridge

This screenshot image was taken from a video shared with BPCA via Facebook watch video below: A suspected terrorist attack was thwarted by London's Met Police after an Islamist knife rampager was first grappled to the ground by local citizens and then shot dead by armed officers. One man who is featured in several photos taken by witnesses even managed to grab the knife from the assailant but not before the enraged individual had injured six people three of whom are in a critical condition.  One other man has been detained by the police. Witnesses are reported to have seen a man with two large knifes being...

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BACA trustee racially abused while using London seeks people of good conscience to speak out

Juliet Chowdhry sharing a meal with Qaisor Pervaiz (a bomb survivor from the attack in Peshawar in 2013) and his family during a visit to Pakistan. Yesterday Juliet Chowdhry a trustee for the British Pakistani Christian Association spent the best part of 3 hours at Ilford Police Station where she was required to submit a report on the despicable racially aggravated public order offence she was subjected to while travelling on a Transport for London (TFL) Route 150 bus, via bus carriage company Arriva. The incident itself had occurred on Sunday 3rd November at around 6.30pm when Juliet had entered the bus via a stop opposite Fullwell Cross Swimming ...

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Kind Pakistani Christian murdered by Muslim for asking for return of loan

Image of Kaiman and Manisha at the end of this article is a gruesome image taken after his death which the family have asked us to share.  Please avoid this if it may affect you adversely.A man, described as sincere and kind-hearted, was killed when he asked his friends to repay him money he lent them. Kaiman Bashir (26 yrs) died when his friends Mozam and Akmal refused to repay a 300,000 Pak-rupee loan (£1764), given to them over a two month period. Simon's generous loan was inherited  from his share of his father’s land earlier this year worth 1,600,000 Pak-rupees (£9400). Kaiman Bashir, described as a man with a good heart, worked as an office boy for...

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UK Christians given workshop on persecution in Pakistan

Image: Nissar Hussain brave persecution survivor from Bradford and Hannah Chowdhry BACA volunteer giving introductory speech for our workshops.  In early October British Asian Christian Association were given the privilege of speaking and holding workshops at an event titled 'Living Courageously under persecution'.  We used the opportunity to describe the persecution of Christians in South East Asia and similar persecution of Muslim converts in the UK. The event is an annual event and now in its 3rd year has become quite established.  Though the attendance was small many of those who attended were in senior positions within the church. Though BPCA has...

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Indian Christians return to their village from church to find destroyed remains of their homes

73 Indian Christians from the town of Sajjapuram Tanuka, Andra Pradesh, returned home from Church after a riveting Sunday service to find that their bamboo homes had been destroyed in a violent fire.  Despite their loss the entire community has thanked God that he protected them all in the confines of their church building 5km away, while the fire ravaged through their properties. On 27th of October 2019 while revellers of a small Christian enclave in Andra Pradesh attended Prayer Power Church, 5km from their village at 10.30am, they were left unaware of their homes being razed to the ground while they worshipped in safety.  ...

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Christian family speak to BACA of terror during Pak-Train fire that killed 74 people - BACA begin aid program!

Burning carriages illustrate woeful safety practices on Pakistan Railway a vital travel resource. Hear Mehwish Bhatti's full interview on UCB radio (click here) Our BPCA officer visited the burned out train A fire on a train from Karachi to Rawal Pindi has resulted in the death of 74 travellers at the last count and injured at least 40 others. The fire is believed to have begun after a portable gas canister being used by passengers to cook a traditional Pakistani breakfast exploded. Three carriages were set alight by the explosion as fire rapidly spread through the moving train.The accident took place near the town of Liaqu...

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Essex Youth Councillor meets Grays Councillor and signs book of condolence for 39 killed in Lorry

BACA Volunteer Hannah Chowdhry met with Cllr Gary Collins of Grays District Council where she signed a book of condolence which had  earlier been signed by Boris Johnson. Last night Hannah Chowdhry an Essex Youth Councillor and BPCA volunteer met with Cllr Gary Collins who is on the Prevent Strategy Board for Grays Council and shared her pain at the recent deaths of 31 men and 8 women, who had been frozen to death while being smuggled into the UK in a refrigerated lorry.  Cllr Gary Collins, shared a message with Hannah, he said: "The major incident that has unfolded in Thurrock, where 39 dead bodies were tragically found on the morning o...

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BACA assist family of asylum seekers who mourn loss of 18 year old daughter to Systemic Lupus

Image: Distressed Pak-Christian asylum seekers after a raid at Santisuk Condo. A Refugee Family from Pakistan have sought the help of BACA to repatriate the corpse of their daughter back to Pakistan after she died of Systemic Lupus. Kazia Rehan, 18, first exhibited symptoms for the auto-immune disease in August 2019 at a time when she when she was working illegally as a part time waitress, to support her education, after her family fled Pakistan due to death threats and religious persecution. Young Kaiza before the onset of Systemic Lupus. After suffering from a mild fever, Kazia Rahan was first treated at a local Thai government hospital....

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BACA reports now published by Bishop of Truro independent review team for Persecuted Christians

BACA’s submissions to the Bishop of Truro’s 'Independent Review of Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) support for persecuted Christians' are now available online We are pleased to note that two of the three submissions presented by the British Asian Christian Association (when it was called the British Pakistani Christian Association - BPCA) to the Bishop of Truro’s 'Independent Review of Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) support for persecuted Christians' have just been published online by the Independent Review Team. They can be read at: https://christianpersecutionreview.org.uk/storage/2019/09/Pakistan-BPCA-Submission.pdfand https://christianpersecutionrevi...

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Judge leaves court after telling blasphemy victim that he cannot preside over appeal as it hurts his Islamic convictions!

Image of Nawab bibi wife of Zafar Bhatti A Christian man who claims to be falsely accused of blasphemy and given a life sentence has had his appeal postponed for a third time in a year. Zafar Bhatti was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2012 after being arrested for blasphemy by police from Police station New Town, Rawalpindi.  A First Information report was lodged which claimed he had sent blasphemy texts from a mobile, something he denies.  It has been proven since then that the phone from which they were sent was registered to another person, Ghazala Khan. Whilst Ms khan was granted bail due to her own poor health and vulnerability as a female, Z...

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