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Gang-raped and persecuted Christian sisters find refuge and chance to rebuild lives.

Desperate to save the lives of his daughters Father Ilyas Masih sorrowfully delivers his daughters to the care of the British Pakistani Christian Association. For more details on the two sisters please click here By Mehwish Bhatti: We left home early in the morning (Sunday 22nd February 2015) my frail elderly mother and I, determined to complete our task of bringing Sherish and Farzana to safety. The two now famous girls have been strong-willed and determined to rebuild their lives, despite being subjects of the cruel perversions of three local Muslim boys, who beat, cut and tortured them while gang-raping them for over twelve hours, mocking the girls vindictively...

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Catholic church robbed at gunpoint for second time!

By Mushtaq Gill KASUR:  Three armed robbers raided 'Our Lady Queen of Angels Church' located at Multan Road, Bhai Pheru District Kasur at 09:00am Thursday morning. The bandits took Church staff hostage including Father Ijaz Bashir the assistant priest.  Church officials say the dacoits (robbers) looted over one million Pakistani Rupees, and stole mobile phones, cameras and seven silver crowns. A police complaint has been lodged under FIR No.48/2015, registered under section 392 of the Pakistan Penal Code, at City Police Station Bhai Pheru. Fingerprints were found at the crime scene but the robbers are still unknown.  The Detective Superintende...

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Shama and Shazad's children face a life of uncertainty!

Our banner has become a flag of hope for minority Christians in Pakistan.  Here we show Officer Mehwish the three children of Shama and Shahzad. As promised we keep you updated on the progress of the children of Shama and Shahzad. Offspring of the Christian couple burnt alive whilst the mother was carrying a 4 month embryo, during an extrajudicial killing by a hateful mob of Muslims 4th November 2014 (click here).  We take this opportunity to thank Pastor Qamar Robin, Pastor at Forman Christian Church (FCC) along with him was Saleem Iqbal from Isaac TV, who helped organise the meeting with family of the murdered couple. The children have become pawn...

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Mumtaq Qadri's sentence for killing Salman Taseer upheld.

 ISLAMABAD: The guilty verdict for the killing of former Governor of Punjab, Salman Taseer was upheld yesterday. During an Islamabad High Court division bench hearing, comprising of Mr.Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui and Mr.Justice Noorul Haq Qureshi, it was decided to reserve a verdict on  the murder appeal of Mumtaz Qadri, the self-confessed killer of Salman Taseer. Qadri's counsel pleaded with the judges for his freedom stating that Pakistan is a Muslim country as opposed to a western or a secular nation.  He asked for clemency for Mumtaz Qadri, providing references from Islamic history in which the blasphemers were killed for making derogatory...

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The Education System In Pakistan: Discrimination and The Targeting Of The 'Other'

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Gunshots fired at Sherish and Farzana's home the two Christian sisters gang-raped in Pakistan

BPCA had only just completed a new bathroom for the family of Sherish and Farzana to keep them from travelling to unsafe areas. Hear Premier Christian Radio story (click here) For more details on the two sisters please click here By Mehwish Bhatti: On 10th February 2015 at 17:30 two men on motorcycles stopped outside Sherish and Farzana's house, in village Chack no. 651/2, Jaranwala with a loaded repeater gun.  These men  shouted out that they  were the relatives of the boys Shahbaz, Asif and Azeem who raped Sehrish and Farzana (more on this click here) (and here) and that the girls deserved to be raped as they were unwanted Christia...

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Bishop Michael Nazir Ali is not sanguine that Supreme Court of Pakistan will release Asia Bibi.

L-R Bishop Emeritus Michael Nazir-Ali, MP Rehman Chisti, Former High Commissioner for Pakistan Wajid Shamsul Hasan, Baroness Berridge Chair All Party Parliamentary Group on International Religious Freedom. Religious freedom in Pakistan was highlighted as a serious concern, during a series of talks at the Grand Committee Room, UK House of Commons, Monday 9th February 2015. The meeting which was co-ordinated by MP Rehman Chisti included; Anglican Bishop Emeritus Michael Nazir Ali, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Religious Freedom  Baroness Berridge and former High Commissioner for Pakistan Wajid Shamshul Hasan. Bishop Michael explained within the ...

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BPCA efforts to highlight Asia's plight result in BBC Story

You may have heard the Radio 4's Today Programme dedicated to blasphemy law victim Asia Bibi (Click Here). What most of you will not realise is that it was the BPCA who facilitated the interview between the BBC and Ashiq Masih.  This followed an interview we organised between Asia Bibi and BBC Asia Network aired in December. The interview was also conducted in December and released this month as media teams across the globe, re-channel their attention to the plight of this innocent mother of five, as she awaits her appeal hearing in the Supreme Court. Our work is developing and taking a more important role in the campaign for justice and equality for Pakistan...

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Administrative incompetence leads to another postponement of trial for Salman Taseer's killer!

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court has today Tuesday, 3rd February 2015 heard an appeal petition for Mumtaz Qadri, the killer of former Punjab governor Salman Taseer.  The appeal is against the death sentence  imposed on him in 2011, by the Anti Terrorism Court of Islamabad.  A two-member bench comprising of Justice Noor-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui re-issued a notice to Taseer's legal team. In excess of 50 lawyers, including former chief justice of Lahore High Court Khawaja Sharif, the main leading counsel of Mr Qadri's appeal case, were present in the court for his defence.  It has been allege...

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Seven Christian homes bulldozed by land grabbers!

KASUR: Land grabbing Muslim men seized and bulldozed homes of seven Christian families in a village of Kasur. The local Muslim men have been named as Shahid Khan, Jaffar Ali, Zafar Iqbal and Munir Bhatti. It is alleged that they produced forged documents with the help of the Local Patwari (village accountant - government appointed). The land grabbers have destroyed and occupied the homes of Rafique Masih, Shangara Masih, Farzana Bibi, Iruma Bibi (Widow), Bagh Masih, William Masih, Samar Masih and Gama Bibi (widow).  They got them to evacuate their homes by threatening to kill them or implicate them in local criminal cases. Whilst the terrifi...

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