Christian activist and Human Right Defender under life threat in Pakistan

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Sahiwal: May 11, 2017. (PCP) A Championed Labor Rights Promoter and Human Right Defender Mr. Imran Anjum was attacked with gunshot by unidentified masked and armed men when he was arrived his house.
A Prominent Civil Society Activist Mr. Imran Anjum hails from Sahiwal, district of Punjab province in Pakistan. He is the Founder and the Executive Director of Peaceful & Active Center for Humanity (PEACH), a non-governmental organization working on the social and economic development of some of the most disadvantaged communities in Pakistan.
Two motor-bikers unidentified masked and armed men stood at the corner of his house, when Human Right Defender Imran Anjum reached at house and opened the gate, they began firing and fired two bullets upon him and ran away about 8:00 pm on 8th May 2017. The neighbors of Imran Anjum try to chase the armed suspects but they managed to escape taking advantage of the night. The shooting continues a history of threats and attacks against Imran Anjum.
Few days before that incident Imran Anjum and his team held a demonstration for demanding Justice for Mr. Mashal Khan, A 23-year-old Pashtun and Muslim student at Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, Pakistan was killed by a vigilante mob in the premises of the university on April 13, 2017, over fake allegation of posting blasphemous content online. After the demonstration while leaving for home, Imran Anjum followed by 2 motorbikers until his home.
Human Rights Defender Imran Anjum has filed an application with Sub-Police Station Kot Farid (Farid Town Police Station) district Sahiwal for registration of First Information Report and protection but up till filing of this complaint police have not filed FIR;
Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC has demanded registration of FIR and arrest of culprits who attempt to murder Human Right Defender Imran Anjum.
Nazir Bhatti has also invited International Community to join hands with activists in Pakistan for freedom of bonded labors in Brick Kiln Industry, Carpet Industry and from Feudal Lords Farms who are mostly poor Christians.
Imran Anjum is first Pakistani Christian whom Human Right Defender award was offered on his services for poor and oppressed communities.

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