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Persecution after persecution - The destiny of Pakistani Christians in Thailand

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Concern grows over declining health of Asia Bibi

Image of Ashiq Masih, who recently held an interview with BPCA's Mehwish Bhatti Please sign our petitions (click here) and (click here) Reports from the family of  Asia Bibi, the 50-year-old Pakistani Christian women on death row for alleged blasphemy, a charge she vehemently denies, suggest the mother of five is now suffering from intestinal bleeding and requires urgent medical treatment. (click here) Asia Bibi has a death sentence looming over her after being accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad, an accusation that she wholeheartedly denies. She has been described by her family as “so weak she can hardly walk.” Her family rushed back last we...

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About our asylum/refugee country export report service

It has come to our attention that there may be some misunderstandings about what we charge for certain of our services.  The BPCA is funded entirely by donations that come as and when.   We are not a funded organization in terms of grants and the like that enable us to function with steady cash flow (occassionally we get grants for specific projects).   While our reach and reputation is growing and has become international, we are a very small volunteer organisation.  Our policy in cases of asylum seekers from Pakistan in European / Western nations is to charge a minimum of £250, in part because we have to give renumeration to the expert...

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BBC dedicates airtime to share concerns about Pak-Christians in Thailand

This Sunday much of the UK will be hearing about the struggles of Pak-Christian Asylum seekers and refugees. They are seeking freedom and safety in South East Asian nations such as, Thailand, Malaysia and Sri Lanka - nations that have an easy protocol to obtain tourist visas.   After a mass of effort by the BPCA to highlight concerns about the treatment of Pak-Christian asylum seekers in Thailand, the BBC's senior producer for Religious Affairs, Alex Strangeways-Booth, has invited Wilson Chowdhry to be interviewed by 8 local radio stations, across the UK, at the following times: 0708 SHEFFIELD Presenter Andy Producer Sarah Major 0715 JERSEY Presenter Cathy Le...

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Happiness as Shama and Shazad's children move on from the murder of their parents.

The children of Shama and Shahzad and their grandfather receive regular spiritual and emotional counselling form Mehwish Bhatti. By Mehwish Bhatti On my most recent visit to the children of  Shama and Shahzad I received a very warm welcome,  the children have come to know me as their auntie and rushed to hug me, an action that I always find overwhelming. The children have grown in confidence and look so much better as time goes by, when I first saw them soon after the murder of their parents they were malnourished and living in extreme poverty.  The children look fuller in their faces and their latest accommodation, which they moved into last ...

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Sherish and Farzana's family ready to battle for justice!

L-R  Mushtaq Gill, Ilyas Masih, Sherish and Farzana and two witnesses outside Jaranwala Court In a brutal attack that lasted 14 hours and involved five men, two Christian girls were raped and brutalised by Muslim men, who told them to call upon their God to help them escape and told them that the rape ordeal they found themselves in was deserved for their adherence to the Christian faith.  The ordeal happened on November 14th 2014  for more details  (click here). The girls were abducted while using a local field as a toilet, too poor to afford proper facilities as it would take more than two years of the family's combined income. &nb...

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Welsh Christians moved to prayer for persecuted Church in Pakistan

Welsh Christians from Newport gathered to remember the victims of the Lahore Twin Bomb attack that occurred on March 15th this year, in which 27 people were killed and a further 87 were injured, and to learn about the ongoing persecution of the millions of Christians in Pakistan. The service at New Seasons Church in Newport  was presided over by Bishop Winston Taylor, who invited Wilson Chowdhry Chairman of the British Pakistani Christian Association to share his testimony as a reformed drug user, who turned to Christ and now champions the cause of Pakistani Christians. Pastor Mehboob Ellahi who runs an Urdu Fellowship in Newport, also prayed at the service ded...

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Caged and abandoned - Pakistani Christians in Bangkok

Increasing discrimination, humiliation, vulgarity, vengeance, hatred, killings and harassments on a daily basis have dried up all tears from the eyes of Christians in Pakistan.  The reality is a that behind those embankments of dry eyes is a huge flood, which is ready to burst open. When Christians leave the country they are considered as “traitors”, but before judging them no one bothers to look into the situation that forced them to leave and suffer in a foreign land where they are forced to eke out deprived existences when once they had plenty albeit under great discrimination and persecution.  Here is a humanitarian crises that is festering. ...

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Church attacked by armed assailants injuring six including pastor.

Armed assailants vandalized a church and beat six people including a pastor the second such attack to occur this week. The incident occurred Chakwal City (near Lahore) on Tuesday when a group of armed men attacked a church after allegedly being incited to violence by a local cleric.  Pastor Suhail Masih and five other people were present at the church during the attack. The attackers beat brutally using metal bars and clubs.  After vandalizing the church the assailants escaped quickly, before police arrived. Those who sustained injuries were rushed to local hospitals.  All of them are said to have stable health.. Tariq Bhatti an influential person ...

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The truth about Christians in Thailand

Pak-Christian refugees and asylum seekers obtain food parcels from the British Pakistani Christian Association BPCA Chairman Wilson Chowdhry recently visited Thailand to gain direct knowledge of the situation of Pakistani Christian refugees there.  The BPCA had been aware it is very bad and being there confirmed that reality.  He first went to an English speaking church in Bangkok led by Tim Eaddy, where he experienced a wonderful service in a vibrant, multi-racial church. He spoke to Tim Eaddy who reported that although a local group provided a little aid with rent arrears, as well as food, the need was still immense and the church is unable to cope....

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