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The first ever European Parliament event on Christian discrimination in Europe

Leading experts on religious freedom converged a the EU Parliament in Brussels on June 5th to highlight concerns about the erosion of freedom of belief for Christians in Europe. The symposium hosted by the EFDD Group at the Parliament of the European Union brought together voices from the Christian community across Europe and the UK, at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. The gathering entitled “Religious Freedom in Europe: A Christian Case Study” wove together presentations from politicians, legal experts, and human rights organizations discussing shifting policies in a European context that target adherents to the Christian faith. ...

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Muslim rapist of 2 year old Christian girl sentenced to 25 years imprisonment

A BPCA supported victim has won her court case against the rapist of her then 2 1/2 year old daughter Saiba who suffered trauma and physical damage that may leave the poor child unable to give birth and have her own family one day. In a landmark case today the rapist of the Christian child has been sentenced to 25 years in prison and a fine amounting to £967. To see our initial report (click here) In a nation like Pakistan where honour is a pivotal structure the rape of two year old Saiba on 17th December 2016 sent shockwaves across the globe. Saiba an innocent girl of only two years was brutally raped by Mohammad Abbas who was a Muslim friend...

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BPCA assists shooting victims and families of those slain in Easter terrorist attacks

BPCA Quetta based representative Pastor Adil visited all the families of the victims of targeted killings over Easter 2018 and the week following, when shooters on motorcycles targeted celebrants in Christian neigbourhoods.   Pastor Adil reported: "It was hard to console the grieving families as they were very much still in deep sorrow and fear. The government of Pakistan has yet to offer any support or compensation to those affected by this targeted attack on the Christian community." Underscoring the British Pakistani Christian Association's ongoing commitment to practically care for the needs of the victims, Chairman Wilson C...

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Right Royal celebration of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding

People of Ilford were treated to a right royal celebration in Ilford town centre today at an event that celebrated the marriage of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle - a truly British occasion. The mixed-race background of Meghan Markle inspires many people of Britain as many believe her to be the first ever princess with African heritage. A question that cannot be answered with any certainty due to a possibility based on conjecture and unverifiable evidence that Queen Charlotte who was married to George III may have been mixed race. You can read more about this (here) Either way a Royal wedding is still a day of huge anticipation and festiviti...

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No evidence leads to court freeing 2 year imprisoned blasphemy victim

Emancipated Blasphemy victim now takes up full-time role with BPCA A man who was convicted for alleged blasphemous remarks on Facebook two years ago, has been set free and is now working full time with the BPCA. Usman Liaquat (32 yrs) was arrested for by police on May 23rd 2016 from Factory Area Police Station, in Kot Abdul Malik, Sheikhupura, whilst reporting a violent attack by Nawaz Khadim (18yrs), Hanan Ramzan(19yrs), Aftab Zulfiqar (17 yrs) and Ehsan Asmat Ali Virk (25 yrs). Ehsan Virk's cousin later accused Mr Liaquat of blasphemy to aid the escape of the young men from authorities. Despite the three men having beaten Mr Liaquat so brutally th...

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Aleeza seeks help for an artificial limb

On 26th April 2018 our Karachi based officer Irfan Victor took Aleeza (1 year 10 months) to Aga Khan hospital for a consultation with Dr Zaheer the prosthetist. Dr Zaheer has assessed Aleeza and has advised positively for the addition of an artificial limb. Dr Zaheer then held a second consultation visit on Friday 27th April 2018. During the consultation it was assessed that baby Aleeza needs four to five consultation visits before installation of an artificial limb.The artificial limb will need to be changed on a quarterly basis till she reaches 14 years of age because her body is still in growing significantly. During the consultation A...

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Letting Love Win - A compelling account of Mohammed Fyaz's journey from Islam to Christianity

British Pakistani Christian Association, this week launches the latest of its publications, this time we have been working with ex-Muslim Mohammed Fyaz who shares a quite riveting testimony, of his walk away from Islam and the journey that led him to Christianity.  His journey is one that has had its share of ups and downs, but through the undulating tides of emotional, physical and ideological strain he has been through, he has come out with a sense of the Love of God that we could all do well to learn from. Below we include the transcript of the introduction of the book taken from the back cover: 'Letting Love Win' is the ...

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Three churches struck by Islamist terrorists in Indonesia leaves at least 10 dead

Image Source Jakarta Post. This morning (Sunday 13th May) three churches in the city of Surabaya, Indonesia were attacked by a family of 6 Islamist terrorists (involving their underaged children) in an attack that has left at least 10 people dead and a current count of 41 people injured - including two police officers and the terrorists. Santa Maria Catholic Church, GKI Protestant Church of Diponegoro and the Pentecostal Central Church all based in the port city of Surabaya on the east coast of Java Island, became scenes of deadly carnage as worshippers attended their morning church services. 4 people were killed immediately at Santa Maria ...

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Domestic servant girl murdered and raped but deprived family accept bribe for their loss

A Pakistani Christian girl of only 17 years was viciously beaten to death in Kamoke in the district of Gujranwala on 5th May 2018, for apparently not having completed her chores properly. Kainat Salamat was working in the home of Muhammad Asif Gujjar (36 yrs) as a domestic helper from the age of 11 and frequently complained to her family about the brutality of her employers. However, the desperate family who were struggling to make ends meet asked her to bear the pain for the sake of easing the financial burden on the rest of them. For many years she cleaned, cooked, gardened and acted like a nanny for the children of her employers. A re...

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Redbridge unity displayed at community fayre!

Friendship and togetherness was the theme for an event in Ilford Town Centre from 23d April - 28th April 2018. 'Stronger Together' were words written on a banner during a week of community cohesion - one the likes of which Redbridge has never seen before. The event was put on by the British Pakistani Christian Association and groups such as Ilford High Road Baptist Church, Albayan Welfare Cetre and Vishnu Hindu Parishad collaborated to share conversations with local people on faith and diversity. The event was the brainchild of Wilson Chowdhry who last year held a peace vigil after a series of terrorist attacks in the UK, threatened to create ...

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