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UK Government must assist charities supporting the homeless to prevent loss of essential aid!

A homeless people's support group in Ilford is raising deep concern over the lack of advice and support for charities working with these vulnerable people through the current COVID-19 Pandemic. British Asian Christian Association has been supporting over 26 people through a 'Meals for the Homeless' project.  They have also been helping some of the same individuals and other deprived families in the borough with a foodbank facility (click here). However, in recent weeks the food being received via Tesco under a 'Fareshare' Charitable distribution has reduced due to the selfish hoarding of a few, that has resulted in panic-buying by the...

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Panic on the streets of London as shoppers cram trolleys following rise in Coronavirus infections

Juliet Chowdhry (bottom left) can be seen buying a tea urn, plastic boxes and one package of Kitchen rolls for our homeless feeding centre. Panic has set into the people of London, as concerns about the spread of Coronavirus has stimulated a wave of hoarders. Last night in the London Borough of Redbridge, shops through the borough were missing many regular produce. At the Goodmayes Tesco branch, shelves could be seen to be bereft of any tissues, rice, chapatti flour, pasta, sanitizers and medicines such as paracetamol and cough/flu remedies. Whereas Lidl and Farm Foods in Ilford town centre were exhibiting bold-large-type posters warning shoppers that they had no ti...

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Campaigners concern rises as cynical Sri Lankan government formally withdraws from UNHRC Resolution a week before Special Rapporteur report

Image of our former Chairman Wilson Chowdhry presenting a BPCA report on Christian persecution by Desmond Fernandes, to a Senior Protection Officer at the United Nations High Commission for Refugees at Sri Lanka in 2017.We detail below the importance and significance of the findings of the UN Special Rapporteur’s report on violations of freedom of religion or belief in Sri Lanka. In September 2015 after a landmark investigation the United Nations released a major report on serious human rights violations committed during the final stages of the Sri Lankan civil war and the surrounding period (2002-2011). The ‘OISL Report’ [1] asserted that violati...

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Christian man beaten to death for bathing in Muslim-owned tube-well

Image of Suriya Masih mother of Saleem Masih (RIP) with BACA officer Edward Masih. A Christian man was beaten to death after he rinsed himself off in a Muslim-owned tube-well in Chunian Village, Kasur. Saleem Maish (22 yrs) a Christian labourer, had finished his shift unloading chaff collected from fields in Baguyana village on 25th February and rinsed himself at a local tube-well. Saleem had bathed at the location previously which is frequently used by local Muslims for the same purpose. This time however, the landowners of the field in which the well was installed were offended that a ritually impure Christian had used their well. Image of a tu...

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Christian shot in Sahiwal can no longer speak and requires specialist brain surgery

We previously reported on the double shooting and axe attack on the Christian community of Sahiwal near Lahore, following attempts to build a church.  You can read the full article (here)   Azeem Masih (32 yrs) who was shot in the head before his entire 38 family Christian community who were forced to stay back and watch has undergone specialist brain surgery at a hospital in Lahore.  He is now out of critical condition but is unable to speak and is recovering many of his other senses slowly.  The family have asked for support for the costs of now necessary muscular and speech therapy through which it may take up to a year for h...

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Asia Bibi: God chose me at birth for my suffering

Asia Bibi held her first ever press conference today and seemed so calm you would have been forgiven for thinking it was her 50th. Asia Bibi was interviewed by BBC 10 O'clock news who mentioned the work of BACA you can watch it here if in UK (click here) The Asianlite also covered her recent interview (here) The conference was primarily for the purposes of promoting her new book but questions within the conference seemed to be about anything but the publication, as amassed reporters competed with one another to get the chance to question her on aspects of her life, pre, during and post her conviction for blasphemy. Though arguably a ...

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Ash Wednesday message from brother Leighton a BACA Missionary to Pakistan

Image of brother leighton at Pakistan outreach

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Two Christians shot and one attacked with axe for building a church in Sahiwal, Pakistan

Three Christian men survived a vicious attack by local Muslims in the town of Sahiwal in Pakistan which erupted over offence caused by attempts by the Christian men to build a church for worship services. The argument began way back in June 2019 when Azeem Masih (32 yrs) felt called by God to donate some of his 2 Marla (1 marla = 225 square foot) plot of land that was allotted to his family under the tenure of Nawaz Sharif, in 2018. The church was going to serve the 35 Christian families who have been residing at 92/9L Chal in Sahiwal since partition in 1947, where they have all been working as masdoor (lunskilled abourers).  Azeem and his...

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Parlez-vous Francais Asia Bibi - Bibi seeks political asylum in France!

Asia Bibi has declared her love for France and is seeking political asylum there to be reunited with Anne-Isabelle Tollet a French Writer who was influential in her campaign for freedom. Asia Bibi is currently in France promoting her latest biography 'Enfin Libre' (Finally Free) which is published in French and is already able to be bought on Amazon while an English version will be launched in September. On a radio Interview on RTL on Monday Asia Bibi, said: "My great desire is to go to France."Asia explained that she she did not have any meeting scheduled with President Emmanuel Macron, but “obviously I would like the president to ...

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Christians are saved for good works, let us therefore follow our calling and do our good works that God has prepared for us to do

Leighton Medley our BPCA Outreach Minister has returned to Pakistan to reach new communities with the true Gospel of Christ and to continue discipling those who have been already been reached through our previous campaigns.Leighton's remit for this work is quite simple, he is to bolster the faith of Christians who have little access to regular church services setting up bible study leaders who will one day become ministers of the Gospel in rural communities, he is to bring revival and better understanding to larger Christian churches in Pakistan many of which have adopted a very legalistic theology and have forgotten the need for repentance, faith in Christ and the nee...

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