HEAD LINE NEWS - 2022
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Water pump installed in Sindh Pakistan to reduce threat of infections after record floods.

London;(By Hannah Chowdhry) Villagers living in Goth Ibrahim Khan village, Sindh, Pakistan have been using our new pump installed on 4th September 2022 – on 22nd September we installed a plaque..



The pump replaces one that was previously in a local Muslim village that has been des

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MP warns against protesting at Hindu Temple and tells Hindus to leave defence of a Brent Temple to Police.

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) MP warns against protesting at Hindu Temple and tells Hindus to leave defence of a Brent Temple to Police. War between faiths rages on after Leicester riots



A London MP has sent out an alarming tweet suggesting that a protest may take place outside a London

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Christian girl kidnapped, raped and forced into Islamic marriage has been returned to parents after BACA intervention

London: (By Hannah Chowdhrry) A Christian girl was abducted  from her home on 17th July 2022 from the village of Haloki in Kasur.  The kidnapping took place at around 5pm while Muqadas Labha was washing dishes and many neighbors witnessed the abduction causing alarm in the com

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Youth ChangeMakers: An idea can change the world…By SUMITA THAPAR

So said Sivananthi Thanenthiran, Executive Director of The Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW), echoing the famous words of American civil rights leader Robert Williams. She was speaking to the youth changemakers who gathered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at the three-day lo

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Christian man beaten and threatened with death if he does not convert to Islam in Pakistan

 London: Christian man Rehmat Masih of Sallar village, Gujranwala, is being consistently threatened with death if he doesn’t convert to Islam.



Masih has eight children, six daughters and two sons. The two older daughters are married while the rest of the children are living w

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Tenth Christian killed in police custody since 2009, though Pakistan ratified UN Convention on torture

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) A young Christian man from  Zafar Wali in Sambrial died while in the custody of police during a brutal interrogation involving violent torture. 



Bashir Masih now becomes the 7th Christian man killed in a Police station during a rough interroga

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Pakistani Christians pay respect for Queen Elizabeth at Balmoral though global hurt over Britain’s colonial past resurfaces

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Juliet Chowdhry laid flowers before Balmoral Castle in remembrance of Queen Elizabeth II  



Hannah  Chowdhry, one of our volunteers began her life at a Scottish university on the same date that Queen Elizabeth II passed away.



To

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Hundreds of Hindu and Muslim men riot in Leicester in war that began after India beat Pakistan at cricket

London: Muslim desecrate Hindu temple in Leicester and destroy flag with religious symbol during two days of riots.  



Leicester has become the scene of a war between two faiths.  Hundreds of Hindu and Muslim men and youths in their teens and early twenties have been

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A ninth Christian village confirms they have been made destitute by the recent floods in Pakistan

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Villagers create makeshift homes on streets after homes became waterlogged  



A monstrous deluge during this years monsoon in Pakistan has left the nation facing a humanitarian disaster of epic proportions.



A statement by Dr Ahmed Al-Mandh

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Mosquito nets and food parcels given to desperate families of flood-ravaged Poppat Colony in Pakistan’s Sindh province

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Villagers shout Hallelujah after receiving food and mosquito nets!  



Pakistan has suffered it’s worst floods in known history.  The floods are a result of record torrential rainfall, melting glaciers in the nations northern mountain

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End of an era as ‘most loved Queen in history’ passes away

London: Queen Elizabeth II died today (8th September 2022) at the age of 96 after 70 years of reign. Buckingham Palace released a statement earlier today in which they said ‘The Queen died peacefully in her sleep’. 



Senior Royal family members were at her bedside in Bal

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5 Christian communities destroyed as human-induced-Climate-Change floods wreak havoc in Pakistan

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Pakistan has been ravaged by the worst monsoon flood that they have had in their recorded history. The size and scale of the disaster shocked the nations leaders.



33 million people have been affected by deadly flooding across Pakistan.  Since the m

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HRFP’s Relief and Recovery Assistance to flood Victims in Pakistan:

Faisalabad: Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP), providing immediate Relief and Recovery particularly by the emergency distribution of food and relief packages.



HRFP team with staff and volunteers is reaching to the certain areas of Pakistan where the flood victims are in immediate need

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Pakistan: Christian woman in hiding after being threatened with death if she doesn’t convert to Islam

 London: A Christian woman and her five children have been forced into hiding after she was threatened with death unless she agreed to convert to Islam. 



 Naseem Bibi is refusing to abandon her Christian faith even though it means she has had to flee her home with her chi

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Pakistan’s most successful blasphemy lawyer appointed for the country’s longest serving blasphemy victim ever.

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) A BACA officer with Saif Ul Malook Pakistan's most successful blasphemy law advocate.  



Please sign and share widely our petition for Zafar Bhatti  (here)



Fears that Zafar Bhatti (55 yrs), Pakistan’s longest serving bl

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Muslim family steal Christian man’s land to force him to accept compromise bribe from the murderer of his wife and only son.

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Shabir Masih prays daily at the church next to his home. He remains a devout Christian and that is what fills him with hope.



A trivial dispute over the right for sewage water to travel past a Muslim shrine, resulted in the killing of a young Christian man an

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New prosthetic curbs debilitating pain for Quetta bomb survivor at 1.5 years

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) On 18th July 2022, we appealed for donations to cover costs for a new prosthetic leg for Aleeza Masih. Aleeza is enetering a period of growth that means she now requires a replacement prosthetic leg every 6 months or she will feel excessive pain.



Ashiq Masih

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Christian enclave of 30 families receive food after near starvation for 5 days.

London: Christians have historically told by Muslim charities that aid can only be received if they convert to Islam.



One Christian village in which many mud homes were completely destroyed received no aid from the Government or local Muslim Charities.  Villagers believe this

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Monsoon floods kill 1000 people and destroy over 100,000 homes – Christian enclave spends 20 hours in open air with no help from any relief agency.

London: Homes in the Christian village of Goth Ibrahim Khan Mari were destroyed in the deluge



Since mid-June 2022, tens of thousands of people in Pakistan have been forced to flee their homes following deadly floods across Pakistan.  The most recent inundation has resulted in

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Christian mum cries in pain after Muslim man she treated as son kidnaps her daughter and converts her to Islam

London: A Christian girl was abducted  from her home on 17th July 2022 from the village of Haloki in Kasur.



Later it was discovered that Muqadas Labha (15 yrs) was abducted by Muhammad Naveed (35 yrs) from Okara district, 150km away.  He had an accomplice name Muhamm

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HRFP urged to recover the kidnapped Christian girl Mehwish Razzaq and bring the culprits to justice:

Faisalabad: Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) highly condemned the kidnapping of juvenile, Christian girl Mehwish Razzaq aged 14, resident of Faisalabad, Pakistan.



On 30 April 2022, Mehwish kidnapped by a man who has been harassing her from last few weeks before her kidnapping. Mehwish

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Professor Anjum Paul demands Religious Education in Textbooks

Faisalabad: 



Ref.No.PMTA/25-31/22-KPR                                         

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How Bangladesh trying to ensure 'fertilizer security'? By Mehjabin Bhanu

There is an energy and food crisis worldwide. None of the global supply systems is in a normal state. Amid this, if we want to produce more food, we must maintain the supply of fertilisers because it is directly related to food production.



Fertilizers are essential for crop production s

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Naveed Walter a renowned Human Rights Defender received Humanitarian Award 2022 by Catholic Bishops Conference human rights body NCJP:

Faisalabad: Naveed Walter president of Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP), renowned Human Rights Defender (HRD) is honored with Humanitarian Award 2022 a mark of recognition by National Commission for Justice and Peace (NCJP) a human rights body of Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Pakistan s

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Pakistan: Christians fled their homes when Muslim mob gathers to attack them

London: On Sunday 7 August, hundreds of Christian families fled their homes when they saw a large Muslim mob marching toward their church and chanting against Christians.



Timely intervention from the police saved the only church and averted a potential attack on Christians’ houses

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Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) observed National Minority Day 2022:

Faisalabad: Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) in collaboration with Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD) observed National Minority Day at the Vision Hall, and arranged Demonstration later. The event was conducted on Human Rights and Democracy in the context of minorities what the Challenges they

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HRFP urged to recover the abducted minority girls including the recent Christian girl Fiza:

Toba Tek Singh: Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) urged to recover the abducted minority girls including the recent juvenile Christian girl Fiza Arfan of age 14.



Naveed Walter president of Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) said that the minority girls’ abductions are arising, an

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UK Government conference on religious freedom triggers concern about apostasy hatred in UK

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry)  The UK government hosted a human rights conference to urge increased global action on Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) for all on 5th July.  Read More (here).



The conference brought together governments, parliamentarians, faith and b

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Christian with mental condition survives brutal mob beating but is now fighting blasphemy allegations

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) A mentally disabled man has been charged with blasphemy following a complaint by two Muslim men.



Stephen Masih (42 yrs), was accused of making “derogatory remarks” against the Islamic prophet Muhammad despite repeated requests to stop.  

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Indian Pastor evicted from home and forced to stop church under weight of Hindu threats

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) After a Christian House Church was heckled and then attacked by members of a Hindu Nationalist Youth Movement on 3rd March 2022, BACA stepped in to help.



Though the attack was instigated by the Hindu Youth, police arrested 4 men and 2 women from the church o

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Christian woman raped by employer then gang tells her and family they must go back to work

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Rimsha is depressed but is getting support from her family.



A Christian woman was raped by her Muslim employer, who sent for her to go to his private quarters at the end of her work shift.



After the ordeal the woman’s family still reeling fro

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Painting gloom away from Pakistan’s most famous orphans.

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) The home of Pakistan’s most famous orphans has had a facelift and new fans installed.. BACA has also replaced items of kitchenware that had been stolen while they were visiting distant relatives.



Suleman (13 yrs), Sonia (10 yrs) and Poonam (8 yrs) surv

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Tic limb sought for 5Y/O Aleeza who survived Quetta Bomb attack when baby

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Aleeza Masih (5 yrs) was only 1.5 years old when she survived the brutal terrorist attack on Quetta Church on 17th December 2017, 



The attack on Bethel Memorial Methodist Church during a Nativity service, killed 9 people and would have been worse had it

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Christian Man hacked by sickles then tied around neck with hose and dragged through streets to nearby home

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry)  A Christian farm worker was  brutally murdered by two Muslim men in a village named Muslimania, Sialkot, Pakistan. 



The men used farm sickles and scythes to inflict large gaping wounds to the head and body of the murder victim. 

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Pakistan court sentences Christian man to death for blasphemy

London: On 4th July 2022, the Pakistani Session Court sentenced Christian man Ashfaq Masih to death. He was accused of committing blasphemy for saying that Jesus Christ is the only true prophet in June 2017. 



 Masih pleaded not guilty in court and said in a statement “I

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Orphaned brother of murdered at 10 Y/O Badil Masih (RIP) finds his feet at school

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Badil Masih (10yrs) was sodomised and murdered by his employer Mr Mohammed Ikram and a cohort, in July 2019, for daring to seek full payment for work he had carried out at a scrapyard.



British Asian Christian Association stepped in to pay for legal costs, an

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Muslim outrage over British movie and comments by Indian politicians leads to death threats.

London: (Hannah Chowdhry) The months of May and June have been filled with fear and anxiety for minority Christians in Pakistan and India.  Concerns about potential attacks increased after the release of a movie that depicts the life of Fatimah, the daughter Islam’s prophet Muhamm

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New Secretary General of UNIW Elected in Istanbul Conference

 Istanbul, Turkey: The 9th Ordinary Elective General Assembly Meeting of the Union of Non-Governmental Organizations of the Islamic World (UNIW) was held on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at the MUSIAD Headquarters, İstanbul, Turkey. Today, UNIW has around 400 members from 69 countries of 6 contin

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Pakistani Christian Girl named Community Champion at inaugural ‘Child of Britain Awards’

London: (Juliet Chowdhry) Hannah Chowdhry, a long term community campaigner and volunteer for British Asian Christian Association, has been named a ‘Community Champion’ by the Child of Britain Awards.



At the prestigious JW Marriott Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London, childre

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Sikhs brutally attacked by ISIS terrorists again in Kabul, Afghanistan

New Jersey, USA: The American Sikh Council (ASC) is disgusted and saddened by the terrorist attack by ISIS on the Gurdwara Karte Parwan in Shor Bagh-e-Bala, Kabul, Afghanistan, over the weekend. According to reports the gunmen stormed the gurdwara premises on Saturday morning. One Sikh and a guar

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Digital advertising trucks in Washington flash messages: Free Yasin & Free Khurram

 Washington, D.C: The World Kashmir Awareness Forum (WKAF), a Washington-based advocacy group, rented digital advertising trucks in Washington – demanding the release of Khurram Pervez, Yasin Malik and other political prisoners.



 The electronic screens on the trucks carr

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Release of Yasin Malik & Khurram Parvez demanded

 Washington, D.C.: Kashmiri Americans of Washington metropolitan area hosted a graduation ceremony at ‘Kashmir House’ Maryland for 2022 graduates. The certificates were given by “Kashmir American Welfare Association (KAWA)” to new graduate for their achievements and a

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Pakistani high court upholds death sentence of Christian brothers charged with blasphemy

London: On 8th June, the Lahore High Court, upheld the death sentence of two Christian brothers, Qaiser and Amoon, in a blasphemy case.



They were accused of posting blasphemous contents on the internet and on June 2011, the complainant Muhammad Saeed submitted an application to Police S

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WOMEN MARCH DEMANDS SOCIAL, ECONOMIC RIGHTS FOR WOMEN

HYDERABAD: (By Abbas Kassar) Aurat (Women) March Hyderabad has invited attention of government towards  issues  faced by women and girls particularly in social and economic sphere of their lives which should be overcome through gender-sensitive public policy and its implementa

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Pak-Christian women train for empowerment and financial strength.

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) hristian women from the Christian colony of  Lakhoder which is situated near the biggest dumping site of Lahore are being put through vocational courses to upskill  and gain financial strength.



Traditionally, men and women form the local

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BACA meet Pakistan’s most preeminent blasphemy law solicitor to seek help for Zafar Bhatti

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) After we reported blood in the vomit of Pakistan’s longest serving blasphemy convict ever  Zafar Bhatti (click here), Trustees of British Asian Christian Association agreed to find a solution to his ongoing incarceration.



Zafar  and

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Pakistan: Punjab Government bans adverts for Christian-only conditions for sweepers’ jobs

London: On May 25, the Punjab government banned all departments from advertising a Christian only condition when recruiting sanitation workers.



Minorities constitute about 3% of the population in Punjab and Christians from the main bulk. However, Christians make up about 80% of the sani

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Traces of blood in vomit after Zafar Bhatti was given medicine in jail cause fear for his health

London: (Hannah Chowdhry) Fears that Zafar Bhatti (55 yrs), Pakistan’s longest serving blasphemy convict could be the first ever to be lynched heightened after a judge increased his sentence from life imprisonment to death on 3rd January 2022 (click here)



Judge Sahibzada Naqeeb Sh

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Spurgeon’s College launches campaign to record faith groups’ contributions to the COVID effort for future generations

London: (Hannah Chowdhry) Spurgeon’s College, a leading theological institution, has launched its #FaithInCommunity campaign to reflect



on and record the contributions of the faith community during the COVID-19 crisis. The campaign seeks to



collate these contributions wh

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Boy orphaned after mother died from grief over murdered 10 Y/O son gains solace through school!

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry)  Soojal looks immaculate in his new school uniform. We are so proud of this young man... 



Badil Masih was sodomised and murdered by his employer Mr Mohammed Ikram and a cohort, in July 2019, for daring to seek full payment for work he had carr

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Prayer and cake for Pakistan’s most famous orphans.

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) An Easter cake and prayers were the perfect way to celebrate Easter with the orphans of Shama and Shahzad.



Every Easter/Resurrection Day British Asian Christian Association’s team visit the children of Shama and Shahzad to share some prayers, chocolate

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Christian man shot dead by Muslim gang over money dispute

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Christian man was shot dead in a public street by a Muslim gang in Sheikhupura, on Wednesday 27th April 2022.



The father of the deceased has confirmed this was a gang related killing based on a debt owed by his son to one of the Muslim men.



The maf

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India: 26 Christians including hospital staff and a Pastor arrested under false forced conversions charges

London: (By Hannah Chowhry) 55 Christians including  women have been booked for alleged illegal conversions in India.



35 parishioners were taken to a Police station after a mob of around 200 Hindus, locked over 100 Christians in the 19th Century building of the ‘Evangeli

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Confirmed serious heart condition for Zafar Bhatti – now we await court decision

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Zafar Bhatti (55 yrs), Pakistan’s longest serving blasphemy convict could be the first ever to be lynched heightened after a judge increased his sentence from life imprisonment to death on 3rd January 2022.



Judge Sahibzada Naqeeb Shehzad, of Sessions C

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7 members killed, 10 years in asylum limbo and finally Pak-Christian family find refuge in Australia

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Qaiser and his family seek your help to pay overstay fines so they can finally end 10 year exile and enter new home in Australia.



In August 2009 the community of Gojra was attacked by a Muslim mob of over 3000 after a Muslim man who coveted the bride declare

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Orphan whose mother died from grief after 10 year old son was raped and murdered, will now attend school

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Soojal (10 yrs) wants to study and declares it before uncles who want him to work.  



Badil Masih was sodomised and murdered by his employer Mr Mohammed Ikram and a cohort, in July 2019, for daring to seek full payment for work he had carried out at

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Orphan whose mother died from grief after 10 year old son was raped and murdered, will now attend school

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Soojal (10 yrs) wants to study and declares it before uncles who want him to work.  



Badil Masih was sodomised and murdered by his employer Mr Mohammed Ikram and a cohort, in July 2019, for daring to seek full payment for work he had carried out at

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High Court rejects quashment application for Nabeel Masih who was 16 when imprisoned for blasphemy

London: (By Hanna Chowdhry) After three years in prison and many failed appeals while under the care of other Christian charities, Nabeel chose to seek help from British Asian Christian Association (click here).



BACA were able secure bail for Nabeel within a year allowing him freedom fr

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Mothering Sunday v Mothers Day

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Few people know the origins of Mothers Day, however it originally began in the UK as Mothering Sunday and was a day for celebrating your ‘Mother Church’ – the church of your baptism where you became a child of God.



The festival was held on

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India: Brutal killing of Pastor in his home creates fear amongst Christians of Bijapur

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) A senior Pastor was brutally shot dead and then had his neck sliced open by six Hindu extremist assassins, whilst at home.



The attack in the village of Anganpalliguda, Bhopalpatnam/Taluk, in Bijapur District, Chatishghad State was witnessed by his terrified

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Muslim man nearly kills himself cursing Christians while vandalising cross on church roof – even then Christians come to his rescue

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) A Muslim antagonist of Christian community calls friends to help him flee with friend injured from attempted church vandalism.



A Muslim fanatic climbed onto a church roof and chanted Islamic verses as he tried to terrorise a local community while vandalising

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Enact Effective Laws to End the plight of minority women: Rwadari Tehreek Pakistan

Lahore: Scores of members of Rwadari Tehreek Pakistan belonging to different faiths and religions gathered in front of Lahore Press Club on 8th March International Women's Day for a Protest Camp to urge the federal and provincial governments and legislative assemblies to enact effective laws

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Child of 5 yrs who lost leg at 1.5 yrs during terrorist attack, has new prosthetic limb – thanks to your donations

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Aleeza Masih (5 yrs) was only 1.5 years old when she survived the brutal terrorist attack on Quetta Church on 17th December 2017,  (click here).



The attack on Bethel Memorial Methodist Church during a Nativity service, killed 9 people and would hav

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Irish Missionaries choose to stay in Ukraine while global Christians pray for peace

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) 27th February 2022 will forever be remembered as the day churches across the globe prayed for an end to conflict between Russia and Ukraine.



The war in Ukraine has displaced over 500,000 people mainly women and children who have sought asylum in neighbouring

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Police and military block black and south Asian students and citizens from exiting Ukraine

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Disturbing news of blatant racism faced by black and Asian people seeking a way out of Ukraine while the nation is beset with war, have been confirmed by the United Nations (UN).



Many of the black and Indian people who were being discriminated against were s

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Pakistan’s PM makes light of Ukraine attack while meeting with President Putin

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan visits President Putin only hours later initial ground strikes were made against  Ukraine.



While the world condemns the attack on Ukraine PM Khan makes light of the situation, by saying (sic):



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India: Pastor beaten to unconsciousness by Hindu activists for evangelising – now facing sentence under anti-conversion laws

London: (By Hannah Chowdhryy) We have the name of the Pastor referred to in this article, we know the name of the town in which the attack took place and we are communicating directly with him.  He has for now asked for these personal details not to be shared because he is facing severe

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Pakistan: Sarghoda court- assessment rules that deceased Christians were worth 1/2 and 1/8th of the value of a deceased Muslim

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Praying with the family of Nadeem Masih (RIP) killed saving the life of another sewage worker SHARE



We revisited the families of the two sewage workers who were killed in Sargodha when forced to enter a known poisonous sewage tunnel to save the life of Micha

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Foreign Affairs Minister of Finland launches challenge for Freedom of Zafar Bhatti

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Mika Niikko, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Parliament of Finland has written to Riaz Fatyana, Chair of the Standing Committee on Law and Justice, National Assembly of Pakistan in regards to the verdict to apply a death sentence to Zafar Bhatti, Pakistan&rsqu

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Pakistan: Bail application for Zafar Bhatti accepted for trial but he could still be killed for Blasphemy any day warns charity

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Fears that Zafar Bhatti (55 yrs), Pakistan’s longest serving blasphemy convict could be the first ever to be lynched heightened after a judge increased his sentence from life imprisonment to death on 3rd January 2022 (click here)



Judge Sahibzada Naqeeb

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Destruction of statue of Jesus in India highlights growing Hindu Nationalism

London: 400 police officers were involved in keeping scared Christians away from demolition works.



A 20ft statue of Jesus Christ that was erected in 2004 was pulled down unceremoniously and then smashed to pieces by the Kolam Administration of District Karnataka. 



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Man stoned to death by blasphemy incensed Muslims in Pakistan

London: It is believed that the victim was mentally sick for the last fifteen years and was killed in a village he had entered only the day before.  



On 12th February 2022, in Jungle Village, District Khanewal,  hundreds of local Muslims gathered to stone a Mushtaq A

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India: Local planning enforcers destroy hated new church construct within a week of erection

London: A makeshift church made from metal framework and corrugated Iron sheets has been torn down and bent out of shape by local Municipal workers in the State of Tenanga, India.



The church of 100 people have decided to continue at the same location despite fear of further destruction

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Pakistan: Christian carer for two disabled sisters murdered by Muslim gang over arcade game row

London: On 13th February at 9pm, a gang of 4 Muslim men entered a games arcade room owned by a Christian man and frequented mainly by Christians.  The Muslim men were drunk even though it is illegal for them to drink alcohol in Pakistan when they entered the arcade and began being disru

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Pakistan: Christian carer for two disabled sisters murdered by Muslim gang over arcade game row

London: On 13th February at 9pm, a gang of 4 Muslim men entered a games arcade room owned by a Christian man and frequented mainly by Christians.  The Muslim men were drunk even though it is illegal for them to drink alcohol in Pakistan when they entered the arcade and began being disru

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Removal of famous Hymn from Indian military ceremony has caused a news and social media debate

London: Indian politicians and Civilians are clashing over the decision to drop the world-renowned Hymn ‘Abide with me’, from the Indian Beating Retreat Ceremony.



We found this video on Youtube and the comments below it were extremely supportive of reintroducing the melody.&

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Why Does Pakistan lag behind Bangladesh? By Jubeda Chowdhury

Bangladesh recently celebrated its 50th founding anniversary. In 1972, Henry Kissinger, the US Secretary of State, described Bangladesh as a "bottomless basket" for an independent country. On the other hand, in 1976, Norwegian economist Just Faland and American economist JR Parkinson pu

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Pastor Patrick Naeem say’s servants of God cannot hate after surviving gun attack

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) On Monday 31st January the funeral rites of Pastor William Siraj who was shot dead in a terrorist attack, were performed at All Saints Church, Peshawar.



Thousands of Christians from around the county attended his funeral.



BACA officer sprinkles ros

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Pastor shot dead on way home after service – assistant survives gun attack with minor injuries

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) A Pastor who has travelling home after leading a church service at Church in Peshawar was shot dead in an attack on Sunday 30th January 2022.



A pastoral assistant who was also shot in the same attack survived with minor injuries and was treated in Lady Readi

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Christian man who lost family in rampage over watercourse passing near Muslim shrine speaks of heartache while seeking justice

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) In October 2021 almost a year after the murder of Usman Masih RIP (25 yrs) and Yasmeen Bibi RIP (55 yrs), the killer Hasan Shakoor Butt was sentenced to death, however his mother Ishrat Bibi was shown leniency for her age, despite having begun the argument and calling

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Life sentences given to two Muslim men who sodomised and then murdered Christian by inserting high pressure air nozzle into his bowels

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) British Asian Christian Association, have successfully supported another Christian family through a difficult murder case despite dozens of court postponements.



The parents of a young Christian man who just before dying, told his parents he was raped by two

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Appeal submitted as BACA start the process for release of Zafar Bhatti

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Fears that Zafar Bhatti (55 yrs), Pakistan’s longest serving blasphemy convict could be the first ever to be lynched heightened after a judge increased his sentence from life imprisonment to death on 3rd January 2022 (click here)



Judge Sahibzada Naqeeb

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Russia, Bangladesh mark 50 years of friendly ties. By Jubeda Chowdhury

The close friendship between Dhaka and Moscow continued unbroken into the post-Soviet era 



Bangladeshi women work at a garment factory in Gazipur on the outskirts of Dhaka on February 17, 2018. Bangladesh is keen to export more ready-made garments and other products to the Russian

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Quetta Bomb survivor at 1.5 years now 5 years old needs new limb.

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Image of Aleeza Ashiq Masih with her family.  She is now 5 years old and her growth rate is more pronounced meaning she requires two limb upgrades each year.



Aleeza Masih (5 yrs) was only 1.5 years old when she survived the brutal terrorist attack

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Pakistan’s longest serving blasphemy convict has been given death sentence

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) Fears that Zafar Bhatti, Pakistan’s longest serving blasphemy convict could be the first ever to be lynched have increased after a judge increased his sentence from life imprisonment to death.



Judge Sahibzada Naqeeb Shehzad, of Sessions Court Rawalpind

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Deadly blizzard in Murree Pakistan kills a score of people. Inquiry committee demands more time to know facts

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry) A deadly blizzard that caused several avalanches, the likes of which has not been seen in 30 years in Pakistan, killed at least 22 people, including a family of 5 and a family 8.



Two of the men who died peacefully in their sleep from carbon monoxide poisonin

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TEACHING OF QURAN MAJEED AS COMPULSORY SEPARATE SUBJECT AND THE STUDENTS OF RELIGIOUS MINORITIES

Faisalabad: Professor Anjum Paul Chairman of Pakistan Minorities Teachers Association PMTA writes letter to Chairman National Commission for Minorities about Teaching of Quran to minority Students.      



Ref.No.PMTA/9-13/22-KPR     

"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

On demand of our readers, I have decided to release E-Book version of "Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" on website of PCP which can also be viewed on website of Pakistan Christian Congress www.pakistanchristiancongress.org . You can read chapter wise by clicking tab on left handside of PDF format of E-Book.

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