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Ailing health sparks fear of never seeing blasphemy convict husband free in her lifetime for loyal praying Christian wife now 72 years old

Pak-Christian wife Nawab Bibi (72 yrs) has been living alone since her husband of over 30 years, Zafar Bhatti (57 yrs) was arrested and sent to prison under evidentially false blasphemy charges in 2012. As a committed and loyal wife, Nawab has been visiting her husband weekly and has been providing home cooked food and companionship, despite her ailing health.  Nawab Bibi prays with and for her husband and believes strongly that he will one day be exonarated like the many Christians before him but fears such a release may be too late for her to see the day come to fruition. Last month (30th April 2021) Nawab fell down the external stairs of her building just as...

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BACA financially support Pak-Christian asylum family with mentally impaired child after father was killed after fall from ladder while working illegally for pittance

After the patriarch of a family with 5 children died, British Asian Christian Association stepped in to provide some financial support.  Babar Ishaq was the first ever Pak-Christian asylum seeker met by BACA when we first undertook a reconnaisance back in 2012. After our representative visited Christchurch in Bangkok on a hunch that Pakistani Christians would attend an English speaking church, Babar then introduced our group to the many of thousands of other Christians. There are thousands of Pak-Christian asylum seekers in Thailand trapped in limbo as they await resettlement in a country that has signed UN conventions for asylum. Man...

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Men who murdered Christian man for polluting a well through ritual impurity will now face murder charges

Ghafoor Masih (56 yrs) - Brave father of slain Saleem Masih continues to fight for justice despite threats he will be killed. Saleem Masih (22 yrs) was beaten to death for rinsing himself off in the tube well of Muslim land owners in Choonia District, Kasur. It should be noted that many Muslim men have been permitted to rinse themselves off in the well for many years, however it was the fact that a ‘ritually unclean’ Christian dared to use the well in this fashion that led to his murder. Read more (here) British Asian Christian Association have been paying for a solicitor to help father Ghafoor Masih get justice. On 8th April 2021, arguments w...

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Westminster Drug Project Team to undertake Lateral Flow Tests for Homeless at our Centre

Homeless people in Redbridge will have access to Lateral Flow Tests for COVID-19 at our centre on Friday 30th April 2021. This will be the last day of our 'Meals for the Homeless' project which was serving up to 45 people 3 days a week. Throughout the first COVID-19 pandemic lockdown we were serving up to 65 people twice a day, with two sets of hotmeals in addition to the evening foodbank. Recognising our efforts, the whole community began to support our project and we became a beacon of hope for local people. 18 partner groups hepled with the provision of food, rain macs, furniture for temporary homees, delivery services, unwanted clothes, counsel...

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New beds for orphaned children who were forced to watch as their parents were burned alive by Islamists

On 4th November 2014, a mob of 3000 Muslims, beat and burned alive a Christian couple after a false allegation of blasphemy was made by a man enamoured by the beauty of the wife. Read more (here)Shama and Shahzad were burned alive in front of their young children who were going to put in a blazing brick kiln too, until some Muslim women stopped the rioters as they felt the sin of burning the youngsters was a step too far.The orphaned children have been supported by British Asian Christian Association as well as other charities. We helped sponsor a full-time nanny for the children immediatley and our nannies still serve the children. We also help with additional living ...

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Christian Girl who suffered a rape at only six years of age receives court decision soon

After a Christian girl of only six years was beaten and raped after being forcibly taken to the home of a Muslim man in broad daylight in September 2019, BACA stepped in to help- read more (here). We provided a solicitor and began the legal procedure to get justice, however the perpetrator Mr and his cohorts began threatening the Christian parents with violence, the rape of Tabitha Masih (7 yrs) and their other daughters and financial ruin if they proceeded with a legal case against paedophile Muhammad Waqas (18 yrs). The threats heightened after the rapist was bailed despite clear evidence of his crime. As a precaution BACA in October 20...

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District Court refuses absence from court hearings of Pakistan's youngest ever blasphemy victim

Free at last! Nabeel who was 16 when convicted of blasphemy enjoys his new freedom at a secret location. Accused of blasphemy as a teenager, Nabeel Masih (20 yrs), was set free from prison on bail after a 2 year battle by BACA, who took over the case after several Christian charities failed to get any movement. Read more (here)Watch video of his release (here) if you cannot access the embedded video. Despite real concerns about the safety of Nabeel Masih when entering and leaving, Pattoki District Court have refused a petition for his absence from proceedings.   At a hearing on Saturday 24th April 2021, Magistrate First Class Sha...

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Recently freed Christian blasphemy convict and his bail guarantor sought by Police on most wanted fugitive list after poor court administration

Nabeel Masih, Pakistan’s youngest ever blasphemy victims who was convicted at only 16 years of age and spent 4 years in prison until released on bail last month (click here), was almost rearrested by Pakistani police, due poor administration by Pakistani Courts. The young man who is still coming to terms with the constant death threats he receives since his release and the tangible danger to his life, has been at his wits end after the poor court management made him and his bail guarantor a friend of BACA fugitives on a most wanted list. The bizarre circumstance occurred after a court hearing at Kasur Court on 30th March during which it ...

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Two nurses accused of blasphemy for removing a bacteria-infested sticker

Two nurses of District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) were arrested under the notorious blasphemy law of Pakistan despite being involved in the countries COVID-19 response. On 9th April, an application was filed against Mariyam Laal, charge nurse and Nevish Arooj a third year student of nursing for committing blasphemy for removing a bacteria-infested sticker with sacred inscription from a cupboard they were asked to clean in a psychiatric ward. Dr. Mirza Muhammad Ali of Civil Hospital Faisalabad, has accused both the nurses of removing the sticker with blasphemous intent. The sticker had the inscription of Darood Sharif on it (Darood S...

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Court refuses absence of Nabeel Masih from court despite fears for his safety

Nabeel Masih (now 20 yrs) Pakistan's youngest ever blasphemy victim was released from prison on 18th of March after being kept in Kasur District Jail for more than four years.  Read more (here) Nabeel a few days before he was arrested. Since being taken to a BACA safe house he has shared his awful experience living in solitary confinement at the hands of jail officers.  As he broke into tears he has recounted his desperate conditions: "I was kept in complete isolation - nobody was allowed to speak to me. "Even prison staff who would bring me food were told not to speak to me and they did not. "Food wa...

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