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The Education System in Pakistan: Discrimination and The Targeting Of the 'Other' Intro

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BPCA facilitates BBC Asia Network radio interview with husband of Asia Bibi, Ashiq Masih.

URGENT NEWS:  Following a telephone call a few hours ago from Dil Neiyyar radio planner for BBC Asia Network, we advise you all that BBC Asia Network will be airing an interview with Ashiq Masih today  Thats right! Today from 7am BBC Asia Network will be airing an interview with Ashiq Masih, the husband of 5 year blasphemy law convict Asia Bibi.  The interview was facilitated by the British Pakistani Christian Association and the original translation was conducted by our newest Pakistan Officer Mehwish Bhatti.   Please tune your digital radios to the hourly news bulletins starting from 7am, or alternatively listen to the main news at 11am and 5p...

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Sherish and Farzana forgotten victims of gang rape.

Mehwish Bhatti shares a simple message of God's love and the hope of new life with the two Christian girls gang-raped in Faisalabad. For more details on the two sisters please click here By Mehwish Bhatti, Islamabad: After so many obstacles with a woman's passion in my heart, I travelled the long distance from Islamabad to Faisalabad.  I did not let the failures or the let downs from my previous trip (click here) deter me.  Yes I was frightened, but I knew by the grace of God I would make it. ...

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Christmas gifts for victims of Peshawar twin bomb attack

Mrs Joseph receiving colostomy bags, incontinence nappies and antibiotic injections to tackle bed sores. 22nd September 2013 was one of the darkest days in the memory of Pakistani Christians. After a twin bomb attack in Peshawar 127 people were killed and over 250 people were injured, in one of the biggest losses of life to terrorism globally. Despite Government assurances few victims have received any level of compensation and children and adults of all ages scarred by physical and mental defects as a consequence of the traumatic event, have had to survive with little help.   BPCA continues to pay the annual fees for six students who were either orp...

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Two fingers broken after beating by Cricket bat, but Christian mother thanks God her daughter is safe!

Mother Nusrat Bibi broke two fingers saving her daughter from open-air abduction. LAHORE: A Christian woman was severely beaten by a Muslim who tore her clothes off publicly and left her with two broken fingers and a broken left arm. The accused man Jafar Khokhar has filed his pre-arrest bail petition in Additional and Sessions Court Lahore, and a date for the hearing has been set for 2nd January 2015. The incident occurred on 6th December,2014 at around 6pm.  Nusrat Bibi along with her sister Rani Bibi and one of her daughter's and a niece were returning home after finishing work at a factory.  When they reached near their hom...

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Ilford is becoming a centrepoint for Christian worship!

A collaborative performance between three churches at Redbridge Christmas Festival. British Pakistani Christian Association led the first ever Redbridge Christmas Festival in Ilford Town Centre on Tuesday 23rd December 2014. The event brought together churches from around London and partners included; Gateway Church, Gants Hill, Holy Nations Church, Pimlico and Kingdom Ministries Urdu Fellowship Ilford.   Despite the cold weather the event was attended by many visitors, many of whom were from a non-Christian background.  People were clearly excited by the holiday period that accompanies Christmas and were struck by the gifted and spiritual singing by worsh...

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The trials of a young Pakistani Christian woman trying to make a change for persecuted sisters!

Mehwish Bhatti a full time English Literature student from Islamabad was so moved by the situation faced by many innocent young Pakistani girls and women that she incessantly demanded an opportunity to volunteer for the BPCA.  Here age of 26 would in the UK define a woman of significant personal growth and development, but in anachronistic Pakistan where the lives of women are more sheltered, she has had to overcome huge obstacles both emotionally, physically and culturally to even contemplate such a pursuit. BPCA has tried to suppress the desire offering her the opportunity to write rather then actively engage with victims, which can be both dangerous and emotio...

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BBC Asia Network records Ilford based "Kingdom Ministries" Punjabi Christmas service

Prinyanka Dahladia of BBC Asia Network can be seen holding mic on row two of this image. Hear BBC ASIA NETWORK FEATURE (CLICK HERE)  go to 10 mins 30 secs. For the first time ever BBC Asia Network recorded a live Punjabi Church service, as part of a feature on South -East Asia Subcontinent Christmas celebrations in the UK.  The feature which will aired on 23rd December 2014 at 1pm, will allow listeners to hear extracts of Punjabi Zaboor (hymns),Christmas carols, prayers and sermons, and contains interviews relating to why parishioners prefer services in their native tongue, which is based on a desire to retain cultural inheritance and not simply ease of u...

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Dutch government to designate Pakistani Christians as ‘high risk group’

L-R Wilson Chowdhry Chairman BPCA, Desmond Fernandes Genocide Scholar and BPCA Lead Researcher, MP Peter Omgitz Chairman Dutch Foreign Affairs Committee, and Mosa Zahid MEFD (After Special Hearing March 2014) Dutch government to designate Pakistani Christians as ‘high risk group’ Middle East Forum for Development (MEFD) and British Pakistani Christian Association (BPCA) are delighted with the decision of the Dutch government to designate Pakistani Christians as a ‘risk group’, implicating a major change in the country’s asylum policy towards the minority group that will make it easier for them to be recognised as refugees in The Netherla...

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Sadness turns into great hope at two memorials for Peshawar attack in London.

Wilson Chowdhry prayed for succour for the families of victims of Pakistan's most recent brutal attack before placing a candle on the altar. Mourners gathered in London to share a moment of reflection on the tragic killing of over 80 school children, their teachers and protectors in Peshawar yesterday.  The brutal attack which involved six Taliban insurgents armed with guns and grenades, sent shock-waves across the globe.   In a show of solidarity around 150 Pakistanis gathered at the High Commission of Pakistan, a marquee was set up by the High Commission to help people grieve together, under a shelter. The High Commissioner of Pakistan Syed Ibne Abbas o...

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