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A beleaguered Christian family fleeing persecution are calling for release of their father on promised bail after devious Thai officials renege on initial agreement

Shahid Asloob (27 yrs), Ulfat Rani (48 yrs), Shawn Asloob (12 yrs), Edward Asloob (14 yrs) BPCA is launching a campaign to free a dying man from the brutal Immigration Detention Centre of Bangkok. Asloob George (47 yrs) arrived in Bangkok with his family on 17th April 2014 after fleeing a blasphemy allegation that led to his third son being beaten by a mob of around half a dozen Muslims and two of his other brothers being attacked.  The family of Asloob have been pursuing bail for him since his arrest in consideration of his rapidly declining health that has already resulted in Asloob being taken to hospital 3 times under supervised detention over the last two y...

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Christian domestic servant of 13 raped while younger cousin was tied to a bed.

Despite the arrest and charging of serial killer and rapist Imran Ali who murdered 7 year old Zainab crimes of this nature are on the increase in Pakistan. BPCA learned that just over a week ago a 13 year old Christian girl was raped by a coworker at a farm she was working at.  Only the quick-thinking of a  passing neighbour who was alerted by the screaming of her cousin who was also tied up and told she would be the next victim, reduced the time the first victim had to endure her rape and saved the cousin from a similar fate. Saira  was working as a general labourer on the land of Chowdhry Riasat a local farm-owner on Sunday 14...

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Congratulations Pakistan for capturing killer of Zainab - now please also get justice for thousands of Pakistani Christian girls!

Last night hopeful news emerged as Pakistani authorities revealed that the main suspect in the killing of Zainab Ansari (click here) and many other young victims of his sordid rape and murder spree had been identified, arrested and charged. Chief minister of Punjab province, Mr Shahbaz Sharif labelled Imran Ali (24 yrs), of being a serial killer whilst being interviewed by a broad spectrum of international news channels, during a  press conference in Lahore.  Mr Sharif confirmed that the suspect had confessed to Zainab's murder and that DNA samples taken from the crime seen matched samples taken from Mr Ali.  He explained that the inv...

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Lost generation of Pak-christian asylum seeker children to be provided with school

During a chance discovery of a Pakistani Christian Community of at least 40 Pakistani Christian families in a section of Bangkok that Wilson Chowdhry, has not been to before, he spoke with parishioners of a makeshift church and heard the heart-wrenching pleas of mothers who had described the sorrow they feel that their children have been unschooled for over 3 years. The desperate plea and call to action has spurred Mr Chowdhry to consult with trustees and together they agreed to initiate a school for the beleaguered mix of asylum seekers and refugee children, who simply want to have access to learning that they might develop their potential for gre...

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13 frightened children arrested during brutal Thai asylum raids despite Thai Prime Minister assuring end to child detention

Today only hours earlier 7 adults and 9 children were arrested from Onut soi 58 in Bangkok during further raids on Pakistani  Christian asylum seeker families, despite assurances at the 'Summit on the Global Refugee Crises' in New York 20th September 2016, from Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, that he would terminate refugee child detention and initiate a robust refugee-screening mechanism. To compound matters a further 2 adults and 4 children were arrested in Ramkhamheng, Bangkok later in the afternoon. Please sign our petition (click here) Pakistani Christian families who were starting their afternoon lunch were interrupted by uni...

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Washroom facilities bring clean water and safety to deprived Christians of Clarkabad

BPCA has been working on a clean water project from the disenfranchised Christians of Clarkabad a small village where few Christians have access to clean water. Christians here are known to drink water from irrigation fields, puddles by slurping water through a handkerchief for the sake of purity and from streams.  As you can imagine the lack of clean water source has meant that life expectancy is low and the spread of waterbourne illnesses such as TB, Dengue Fever and malaria (mosquito-bourne) has been a prevalent feature of local society. The rural village named after a British missionary is heavily populated with Christians and it is believed ...

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Pakistan boxing champ who fled Pakistan to save his family now helping other Christians.

Boxer delivering food to the IDC on behalf of the BPCA in 2017. Wilson Chowdhry Chairman of the BPCA was in Thailand last week meeting with asylum seekers and refugees and helping BBC Thailand and Agence France Presse with research on the large number of Pakistani Christians fleeing their homeland for Thailand.   Whilst there we met with our BPCA volunteer Boxer who has been delivering BPCA gifts of food to victims in the Bangkok IDC on a volunteer basis. BPCA paid the majority of his costs for a retirement visa in 2017 to enable this hardworking individual help the many Pakistani Christians he has chosen to assist.  We woul...

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Indian pastor tortured, beaten and then hung to death from rafters of his church

A 'prayer warrior' pastor who was known for his deep devotion to God and 5-6 hours prayer focus was found strung up from the rafters of his church with visible scars of a torturous beating. Parishioners at Maknayeem Church at Kovathur, on ECR Road, near Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu, are calling for better police investigation as initially the death has been registered as a suicide despite clear evidence to the contrary. Pastor Gideon Periyaswamy (43 yrs) was brutally beaten and tortured before being murdered, and 'his body was later hung up to be found by parishioners, in the killers' attempt to remove a prominent pastor and terrify his parishion...

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Elderly asylum seeker bedridden due to heart attacks and two strokes seeks help

An elderly man who suffered two heart attacks and two strokes whilst seeking asylum in Bangkok is seeking assistance as he can no longer provide for his young family.  Samson Rehmat (52 yrs) had 2 heart attacks in Pakistan in 2012 and then a further two strokes whilst seeking asylum in Thailand has found himself bedridden, and unable to work.  Samson left Pakistan after he was attacked by Muslims after removing a banner that was attached to his home during Eid so that it could be displayed across the street he lived on.  Samson while redecorating his home, removed the end attached to his home and attached it to a local streetligh...

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Exploited asylum seeker suffering from chemical poisoning is desperate to return home for medical treatment

A woman who cleaned birds within a factory setting using a dangerous cleaning fluid, is now complaining of a severe dermatological condition that first caused a rash and pus and has now caused a swelling of veins in her hands and arms with debilitating pain.  Her condition is compounded by her diabetes and high blood  pressure which means often she feels lethargic and has to rest. Naghma Elizabeth (51 yrs) travelled with her family including husband Tariq Iqbal (53 yrs) and son Sahil Tariq (13 yrs) to Thailand on 20th July 2014.  They fled Pakistan to escape a groups of Muslims in Lahore intent on converting them to Islam who were st...

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