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US religious freedom commission names countries it finds most repressive.<br>By Chris Herlinger

"Sadly, the situation world-wide has been growing worse," Lawrence Goodrich, a spokesman for the US Commission on International Religious Freedom, told ENI following the release earlier this month of the commission's annual report.

The commission was established in 1998 by legislation passed by

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Nisar Khan issues introductory note on IF international conference on Sept. 22 in NY. Invitations extended to UN missions, international human right activists and community leaders.

Introduction:

The thought has been on my mind for a number of years, to find historical prospects of an under nourished, and over pourished Christian domain in the land of the Pure (Pakistan).
The history reveals through its text, that it was not a sound atmosphere, in which the dedication of a

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Impatiens friend to hold International moot on blasphemy laws in New York. Nisar Khan.

A special session shall hold discussion on Women Issues. Can the Women play a dominant role in the Christian society? Where are the Christian women today and is she able to accept the challenge of the 21st Century?, How adaptive is the Christian society in America and Canada, what role has the women

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Aslam Masih sentenced to two life imprisonments and hundred thousand rupees fine under blasphemy charges in Faisalabad.

Aslam Masih is confined in Central Jail Faisalabad where Mr. Nasir Saeed, coordinator CLAAS, UK, met him one year ago during his visit to Pakistan. Today on 7 May 2002, at 11:00 AM he appeared in the court of Additional and Sessions Judge Mian Safdar Saleem. The Additional Session Judge Mian Safdar

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YMCA Karachi has 43 active members in the city of 1 million Christian populations.

Karachi. May 7, 2002. Mr. Fazal Shahzad is on legal war against the illegal Board of Directors and President of YMCA on embezzlement of funds and misuse of powers to close doors of this organization for general Christians of Karachi. He is a courageous and dedicated social leader. The plea of Mr. Sh

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30 CHINESE CHRISTIAN LEADERS ABDUCTED - Cult activity is now suspected<br>By John Lindner

About 30 main leaders of the China Gospel Fellowship disappeared the evening of April 19. Since the group was blacklisted by the government as a cult in the late 1990s, it was assumed at first that they were victims of Public Security Bureau raids. That view later was changed.

According to a repu

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DECISION TAKEN BY THE CENTRAL CO-ORDINATION COMMITTEE TO OBSERVE A "DAY OF MOURNING" AND A PEACFUL STRIKE on May 02,2002 IN SINDH PROVINCE IS APPROPRIATE - ALTAF HUSSAIN

This decision was taken in an extra-ordinary emergency meeting held at the Head Office of the MQM commonly known as "Nine Zero" at Azizabad, Karachi and presided by Dr Imran Farooq, Convenor of the party, from London. In a long deliberation, the members present at the International Secretariat in Lo

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Attackers Kill 12 in Indonesia's Ambon

"The attack broke out early Sunday in Soya village of Ambon city. They attacked the village by using home-made bombs and set fire to some of the houses," said a local journalist who went to the scene. The reporter cited residents as saying the pre-dawn attackers were Muslim and there were dozens of

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Christians condemn the brutal murder of Kamal Rizvi and Nishat Mallick.<br> Nazir Bhatti.

In a message of condolence to MQM chief Altaf Hussian and other leaders Mr. Bhatti said that Christian community is grieved on killings of MQM leaders and extend sentiments of grief to the deceased families.

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Arrests of Christian Worshipers in Saudi Arabia - Sentencing Includes 150 lashes for 'Participating in Religious Activities.'

The two detained Filipino Christians are Benjamin P. Diaz and Danilo L. de Guzman. Steven Snyder, president of ICC said, "Ten days had passed before we even learned of their detention. Many Christian foreign nationals in Saudi Arabia are afraid to even pray together. They are becoming increasingly f

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Azad Kashmir refugee camps are breeding grounds of terrorists. Bashani.

In the letter the Refugees stated their Plight and said that they were displaced because of cross border shelling, terrorism and violence. Most of them were misguided and in some Cases forced by the fundamentalist outfits to leave their homes and cross the border. Once they crossed the border to Aza

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Representation of Bishop Mall in Sindh solidarity Convention is not Christian's voice. Nazir Bhatti. New York. April 20, 2002.

Mr. Bhatti added that MQM have always put in lead the poor people from different communities and Christians have the hopes of same attitudes but unfortunately MQM have set forth the different attitude toward Christians and imposed the religious leadership on them by inviting Bishop Mall as speaker.

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Sindh Solidarity Convention demands new constitution

The convention, organised by Muttahida Qaumi Movement at Nishtar Park here on Friday, also called for immediate resolution of water crisis in Sindh, withdrawal of decisions regarding the construction of Greater Thal Canal or Kalabagh Dam and reconstitution of the local government system in accordanc

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Nigerian Christians' 'Prophetic Mandate' Impacts World <br>by J. Lee Grady

The world's largest church building - seating some 50,000 - is located 30 miles west of the capital, Lagos, and stadium-sized sanctuaries are springing up around the country. German evangelist Reinhard Bonnke attracts upwards of 1 million when he holds open-air crusades. The Redeemed Church of God's

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Ethnic minorities Facing injustice in Pakistan reserve right to demand separate homeland. ALTAF HUSSAIN

Mr. Hussain said that after the World War II, the British were compelled to leave India. However, before leaving India they engineered such a situation that the people of different religions who used to live together in harmony for decades became the enemy of each other. As a result, the demand fo



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"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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