PCC to observe Anniversary of Gojra Christian massacre in Washington DC
13 Jul 2010
Karachi: July 13, 2010; (PCP) Pakistan Christian Congress PCC Secretariat have announced that PCC International Wing will organize A Conference and Protest
to mark Massacre of Gorjra Christians by a Muslim mob on August 2-3, 2010, in Washington DC.
The Muslim extremists attacked Christian Colony of Gojra Town, in Punjab province of Pakistan, on August 1, 2009, vandalizing Churches, destroying homes and burning alive 7 Christians;
The Muslim mob attacked Gojra Christians after burning and destroying more than 50 homes in village Korian on July 30, 2009, on pretext to blasphemy law also.
PCC announced “Black Day” in Pakistan against burning alive of Christian on August 11, 2009, which was observed throughout Pakistan with protest rallies and prayers.
August 11, 2009, will be ever remembered as day of unity among different Christian political and civil society organizations when “Black Day” was observed instead of “Minority Day” called by Federal Minority Minister Shahbaz Bhatti and PPP government.
Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, in a statement said that the killers of Gojra Christians are walking free in streets of Gojra and Christian victims are still under constant harassment by police who lodged fabricated case against 129 Christian victims to present Christian massacre as Riots.
“Make public report of enquiry commission headed by Lahore High Court Justice which was formed by Punjab government because people of Pakistan want to know truth which is being covered up by government” said Nazir Bhatti
Nazir Bhatti said “Gojra massacre was conspired by government and supervised by Gojra Town administration that is why culprit who committed heinous crime of burning alive Christian children, women and seniors are freely walking and threatening Christians to sign documents to safe them”
The rehabilitation promised by Punjab government and Federal government is not satisfactory and Gojra Christians are only praying to Lord for help.
PCC Chief Nazir S Bhatti said that Gojra massacre anniversary shall be observed in Washington DC on August 2-3, 2010, and Panel shall be announced soon.
The PCC will extend invitation to International Forums to attend Anniversary Conference and Protest to bring miseries of Gojra Christians in notice for campaign to ensure justice towards oppressed persecuted Christians in Pakistan.
PCC Central Council is also finalizing programs in cities of Pakistan and in Europe to hold prayers and meetings to mark 1St anniversary of Gojra massacre and attacks on village Korian and Bahaminwali.