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SYDNEY: Australians rally to ask their Government to grant Asia Bibi asylum  Asia Bibi is a Pakistani Christian woman accused of blasphemy in 2010 and sentenced to death by hanging. She spent eight years on death row, languishing in squalid conditions. The Supreme Court of Pakistan recently exonerated her in late October. However, although she was acquitted, her fate and that of her family still very much rests in limbo. Following the Supreme Court’s acquittal, hordes of extremists took to the streets like lions salivating, calling for the death of Asia Bibi and any of her sympathisers. Two people have already been assassinated in connec...

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Asia Bibi is welcome in Australia, now Pakistan needs to demonstrate "fair play"

Australian Minister for Home Affairs, the Hon Peter Dutton grants asylum to Asia Bibi amid protests calling for her safe asylum.  Read more (here) The British Pakistani Christian Association (BPCA) held a vigil in Sydney today commencing at 12pm at NSW Parliament House, fighting for the rights of Asia Bibi and other persecuted Christians in Pakistan. In 2009, Asia Bibi, was accused of blasphemy after an argument related to drinking at a communal well designated for Muslims. In their minds, Asia's ritual impurity meant that the water was contaminated. Blasphemy allegations are often contrived to wound, marginalize and vilify the a...

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Watchful eyes watch over Asia Bibi, while her family remains in peril

British Pakistani Christian Association, has been informed that the family of Asia Bibi is worried about extremists who are trying to trace them by knocking on doors with images of the family, asking if local people have seen them. While Asia Bibi is being protected by the Government of Pakistan the rest of the family are still moving from house to house for their safety. British Pakistani Christian Association was assured by the Pakistani High Commissioner's First Secretary in London that Asia Bibi is in a safe and secure location, and understood from them that Asia was in the company of her family. However, BPCA has since been informed by their ...

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ASIA BIBI: Lord Alton asks questions that cannot be answered, but we must answer them

Picture taken after Wilson Chowdhry's meeting with Lord Alton to discuss our concerns.ASIA BIBI -  HOUSE OF LORDS UK- What makes a country safe for a persecuted Christian falsely accused of blasphemy? Governments must seek the answers that will improve prospects for vulnerable people. Countries must answer the questions that they do not want to hear about whether they are a safe destination for Asia Bibi and others like her. On 20 November 2018 two questions were asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool about Asia Bibi that were left unanswered, by Baroness Williams, Minister of The Home Office, citing safety and security concerns for her family.  ...

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"THREAT ALERT!" Issued by Punjab Police Inspector General warns of joint terrorist attack

LAHORE, PUNJAB: Elite security forces alert detailing concerns about attacks to government building and Christian communities results in British Pakistani Association challenging western nations to ensure Asia Bibi is provided a security detail  Punjab Police Inspector General has issued a threat alert that TTP/JuA  are planning a joint terror attack on Asia Bibi. Both the Tehreek-e-Tahaffuz-e-Pakistan (TTP) and the  Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) are said to be actively searching for Asia Bibi in order to assassinate her. The message  warns of an attack by militants on Asia Bibi and several other listed targets including Christian communiti...

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Hush, hush on Asia Bibi's asylum as countries shirk at doing anything to "inflame tensions"

ASIA BIBI: Sensitivity & Security named as the rationale for the silence around the world. Fears for Asia and others shout, as "quiet talks" proceed. Politicians hushed by leaders saying: Asia's security is  "the most important thing"! Europe's silence on Asia Bibi is compounded through cancelled hearings or those held behind closed doors as the west cowers at the exhibited intolerance of large swathes of the Muslim Population of Pakistan, finally realising how years of excessive foreign aid budget have had little if no impact on making the nation more accepting of it's minorities. The hushed murmurings on Asia Bibi are welcome by the...

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Canadians appeal to God and government to help Asia Bibi and other blasphemy victims languishing in Thailand

The crowd gathers to listen to reports about Asia Bibi and the asylum seekers in BangkokBPCA Representative in Canada, Keri-Lynn Gibbs was introduced at this event (pictured here with Peter Bhatti brother of slain Former Minister for Minorities Martyr Shahbaz Bhatti) Pak-Canadian Christians have been diligently lobbying their government to act on behalf of blasphemy victims, and to continue advocacy for Asia Bibi.  Asia Bibi still needs to be removed from the ECL list and diplomatic measures with Pakistan need to continue for her, but also to repeal the blasphemy laws that are at the root of this case. While government engage in talks, and concerned citi...

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Toronto - London: Pak-Christians' dimutisation continues even in the west

Some participants hold up signs with their messages: 23% to 3% strikes a chord. Where have Pakistan's minorities gone?British Pakistani Christian Association sign protesting the blasphemy law and calling for victims to be given asylum With the situation of  Asia Bibi highlighting the extreme marginalization of the small Christian minority in Pakistan many Pakistani Christians feel this invisibility extends to their new homes in western countries.  Politicians who were noticeably silence, refused or have delayed in speaking up on behalf of Asia Bibi are now being asked some hard questions that they would rather not answer. The silence of politici...

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Growing support from British multi-faith communities but still no offer of asylum from Britain

At a meeting held on 14th November 2018 for Sikh's aspiring to engage with parliament at the House of Lords, one of the leading Sikh voices in Britain, Lord Singh, offered his support to the Chairman of the British Pakistani Christian Association, Wilson Chowdhry and Asia Bibi. Mr Chowdhry was invited as he has been one of the individuals who has supported the work of the Network of Sikh Organisations, for which Lord Singh is an executive director. During the meeting, Lord Singh delivered a touching tribute to the bravery and tenacity of Asia Bibi, vocalising his support for her to receive asylum in the UK. At the end ...

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Australians Rally for Asia Bibi

In 2009, Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman was wrongfully accused of and then convicted and sentenced to death by hanging in 2010 pursuant to Pakistan’s draconian blasphemy laws. She spent eight years languishing in solitary confinement in squalid and inhumane conditions on Pakistan’s death row. The blasphemy laws are often used as a weapon to vilify, victimise and marginalise an already hurting minority. Two of her biggest supporters, Minorities Minister Shahbaz Bhatti and former Governor of Punjab, Salman Taseer, were both assassinated for advocating for her. Taseer was shot in the back 27 times by his own security detail. Recentl...

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