Pakistani Christians in UK, Holland and USA meeting to condemn attack of Taliban on Churches in Karachi.


Holland: April 23, 2009. (PCP) PCC Central Executive Committee leader Watson Gill have condemned the attack on Christians

and said “It is slap on face of those leaders who claim that Christians are safe and enjoying equal rights in Pakistan” An emergency meeting is underway in Luton city of UK where Christian leaders are gathering to condemn attack on Churches in Karachi by Taliban militants. Meanwhile Imran Masih, Irfan Masih and Qadoos Masih are admitted in hospital in serious conditions after attacks. Three Churches are burnt down and more then dozen shops of Taseer Town are turned to ashes by militants. The victims with minor inquiries are in dozens. The Karachi police and administration is hatching conspiracy to cover up Taliban attack and claiming it to dispute and fight among Christian minority members and Pushtons in vicinity settled from NWFP. The ANP leader of Sindh Amin Khatak in a press statement said that its matter of petty dispute among two communities and ANP not involved in it. ANP is governing NWFP and entered in truce with Swat Taliban for peace in region which is near to collapse. Taliban are gathering in Karachi from years and now they have surrounded Karachi City. Taliban can take control of Karachi without much resistance because they can block help to administration from sea or road in hours. Its feared that TTP have very sophisticated firearms piles in Karachi which can be used in such attacks. Taliban have big gatherings on RCD Highway which leads to Balochistan by their large presence in sector eleven and out skirts of Mohajar Camp. To cut Karachi from other parts of Sindh province Taliban are present in Sohrab Goth and Surjani Town on Karachi-Hyderabad Highway. On National Highway to Hyderabad, Taliban are in Landhi and Mills area while they have total control on sea by gatherings in Machar Colony, Keamari and Clifton. The Taseer town is in Surjani area near Super Highway and Taliban have launched first attack on Christians by chalking their slogan “Convert to Islam or get ready to die” “Christians are infidels” According to press media, Akram Gill Member of National Assembly of Pakistan selected by PML(Q) as protest staged walk out of session of assembly here today in Islamabad. Speaking on point of order Akram Gill claimed the churches were torched by masked people ‘pretending to be Taliban’. “First, they wrote ‘long live Taliban’ on the walls of the churches some days ago .... and on Wednesday, some 100 armed men entered the Christian Colony and started firing indiscriminately – killing three people – before burning the churches,” he said. In USA Christian leaders are meeting to convene a meeting to protest on attacks on Churches and killing of Christians. Mr. Manzoor Gill Chairman of Christian coalition in USA is contacting leaders for united action against attack by Taliban and to prevent Sharia law in Pakistan.

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