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Outraged Christians take to the streets of Birmingham and Manchester to condemn long term imprisonment of Asia Bibi, Pakistan's most famous blasphemy law victim!

Several Pakistani Church Ministers are collaborating with the British Pakistani Christian Association, to call for freedom for Pakistan's most famous blasphemy law victim. Date: 17th February 2017Time: 16:00 - 18:00Location: Pakistani Consulate, Pakistan House, 137 Dickenson Rd, Manchester M14 5JB Details: Visitors are kindly requested to bring candles.Date: 18th February 2017Time: 12:00 - 14:00Location: Pakistani Consulate,10A, The Wharf, Bridge Street, Birmingham, B1 2JS Event supported by: Pastor Ajmal Chaughtai, Saleem Dutt, Pervais Sardar, and Wilson Chowdhry Chairman of the BPCA. Petitioners believe th...

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16 year old 'blasphemy' boy's appeal for bail rejected

A 16 year old boy arrested for blasphemy on 18th September 2016 has been refused bail. Nabeel Masih who is currently the youngest blasphemy convict in Pakistan was arrested under charges of blasphemy after being implicated for posting a derogatory image of Islam's most sacred site the pillar of Kabaah on social media site facebook (click here for original story). Mr Masih's team asserted that as a juvenile with no previous history of criminal activity, Nabeel Masih should be granted bail.  However a magistrate at Kasur Magistrates court rejected the plea on 7th February 2017. The Christian defence team have also stated...

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Man forced to flee his home in London after leaving Islam!

A 43 year old married man with two children is the latest public victim of apostasy hatred in the UK, in what is becoming a growing phenomena across Britain. (Guardian article) In 2014 Faisal Bashir contacted the BPCA for help and support after he became disturbed by the hatred within Islam and strong messages of division that were being taught in local Ilford mosques.  He chose to stop practicing Islam but suddenly found himself being targeted by men from a local mosque. Faisal was living behind BPCA's offices at the time and his children attended many of our community centre projects including art, sport and dance workshops that...

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Lahore bomb blast kills 13 people and injures 85 people including one Christian man

Image of amber Saroya with bomb survivor Suneel Masih. Six senior police officers and seven civillians were killed after a sucide bomb was detonated outside the Punjab Assembly in Lahore at 6pm Pakistan time (UK 12pm) Monday 13th February. A further 85 people were seriously wounded including a Christian man named Suneel Masih  (27 years) who was working as a sound engineer at a protest that was underway. It is believed that security forces were the main target of the attack and already Islamic extremism group Jamat-e-Islam has already claimed responsibility for the detonation. Apparently, a large group of chemists an...

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Romantic gesture to build confidence amongst Persecuted Christians

Many myths surround the origins of Valentines Day which is now an annual holiday celebrated across the globe, though nowhere is it a public holiday. However the most interesting legend and one of the oldest asserts that St Valentine was a Christian presbyter who once conducted marriages for soldiers and their lovers, so that they could maintain their vows to God.  As the story goes he also provided care and assistance to desperate persecuted Christians during the Roman era. In keeping with this theme - the care towards the persecuted Christians not the marrying of soldiers of course - we planned to distribute flowers to all the persec...

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Still no justice for father murdered trying to retrieve kidnapped daughter

A Pakistani Christian girl known simply as Mehwish of only 14 years of age was kidnapped in March last year and forced into an Islamic marriage.  The incident occurred after Mehwish was sent to work as a domestic cleaner at the house of a Muslim man named Zahid Iqbal. Almost a year later she has still not been found despite the culprits being known.   Her father Tanveer Masih who tried to pay for her release by agreeing to pay a ransom and terminating his legal case against Mr Iqbal on return of his daughter, was shot dead only 3 months after her kidnap. Seven bullets were shot through his body at close range leaving him to die a slow pai...

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Outraged Christians in Scotland converge at Pakistan consulate to call for freedom for Asia Bibi!

Pastor Frederick D'Costa calls for freedom for Asia Bibi at Glasgow protest. Dozens of protesters converged outside the Pakistani Consulate in Glasgow to call for Freedom of Asia Bibi, Pakistan's most famous blasphemy law victim.  They believe the Christian mother of five who has been jailed in Multan for over seven years should be set free. During a meeting with the First Minister at the Pakistani High Commission in London, Chairman of the BPCA, Wilson Chowdhry was informed that a date for Asia Bibi's Supreme court appeal  trial would be fixed by the end of March. An earlier appeal trial was postponed after a Judge on the day of...

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Charity tries to stir up dissension causing more pain to grieving father

A Pakistani Charity has tried to cause friction between the relatives of deceased Christian girl Tania and the British Pakistani Christian Association.   A few days ago Mr Kashif Aslam a freelance journalist sent out a whats app message stating that BPCA had said that innocent Tania Mariyam who was only 12 was raped and drugged during a date.  An act which he states was designed to blight Pakistan's international reputation - as if the nation of Pakistan needs our help?  This is totally untrue and was intended to besmirch our work.  He asked for other charities to join him in trying to 'destroy the BPCA'. Smug Kash...

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Free Easter hat and banner workshops for children of Redbridge during half term holidays

Image of children from SS Peter's and Paul's School, Gordon Road who participated at 2015 workshop. British Pakistani Christian Association in collaboration with Gateway Church Ilford, Ilford Seventh Day Adventist Church, Redeemed Christan Church of God Ilford, Eden Christian Centre, and Ilford Tamil Church will be holding free Easter fun workshops during the half term holidays. Children aged between 6- 13 will be taught how to make Easter hats and bonnets, banners and musical instruments from recycled material.   All participants will be invited to join us at the Easter Parade if parents permit, where they can display their wonderful creation...

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New law passed in Pakistan but few believe the laws will make any impact on minority persecution

Pakistan's National Assembly has passed a law which amending some criminal laws. Sectarianism, mass lynching and forced conversions will ostensibly be punished more vigorously under these laws then ever before. The 'Criminal Laws (Amendment) Act 2016' If implemented and followed could provide significant improvement to the lives of minorities. However Wilson Chowdhry Chairman of the British Pakistani Christian Association is not convinced the new laws will have any teeth. Pakistan's Parliament passed the Criminal Laws (Amendment) Act 2016 on February 6th 2017. The new law amends some existing laws, including the Pakistan P...

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