Pakistani Christian to struggle for repeal of blasphemy law, dual voting and equal rights in 2014
01 Jan 2014
Karachi: January 1, 2014. (PCP) Pakistan Christian Congress PCC have announced to campaign to set forth an International Fund to challenge practicing electoral system
of which snatches their right to elect their representatives on reserved seats in parliament with their votes in Supreme Court of Pakistan and to repeal blasphemy laws in 2014.
Pakistan Christian Congress PCC will also move another petition in 2014, with UN offices in New York, UN Human Right Commission in Geneva and UN Refugee Commission to seek Refugee Status for Pakistani Christians on their constitutional genocide in Pakistan from Muslim majority in every institution.
Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC, said in a statement issued here today from Central Secretariat of PCC that Pakistani Christians are excluded from mainstream politics of Pakistan with imposition of Joint Electorate denying Article 226 of constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan and all other articles which guarantee equal democratic rights to them.
Dr. Nazir Bhatti added “I will personally ravel to Geneva to submit PCC petition for Refugee Status to Pakistani Christians with UN offices and to present memorandums to Amnesty International, Human Right organizations in UK and in EU on situation of Christians in year 2014”
“The right to elect Christians representations in National Assembly, Provincial Assemblies and Local governments with Christian votes instead of Selection by Muslim leaders will only empower Pakistani Christians equal rights in Pakistan” said Nazir Bhatti
Pakistan Christian Congress PCC Chief said that PCC is only representative body of Pakistani Christians but alliance with likeminded other regional groups to secure Christian rights cannot be dismissed in year 2014.