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BPCA asylum school Achievement Awards

Outstanding Children from the Pakistani Christian asylum community in Thailand were given certificates for excellence at the British Pakistani Christian Association School at Delight Condo. The children were assessed on their quality of submitted work throughout the year, their attitude to learning, their desire to learn above and beyond their lessons, punctuality and behaviour. Assessments were made by their regular teachers all of whom are former teachers from schools in Pakistan, now seeking asylum in Thailand.  Kathriya Louis lead officer for the BPCA in Thailand presented certificates and sweets to the winners of the certifi...

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Hospital in Lahore forces minority paramedics to recite Quranic verses to retain employment.

BPCA reporter Shamim Masih before Mian Mir Hospital Paramedic staff at a Government run hospital in Lahore have been forced to recite Quranic verses daily or face losing their employment. The strict religious policy has also been thrust upon non-Muslims to the chagrin of a large number of Christian employees.  Any employee who fails to attend the Islamic recitations has been marked as absent resulting in loss of a days earning despite attendance on the shift. The Government Mian Mir Hospital which is named after a Muslim saint has 130 beds and is run by the City District Government of Lahore.  The hospital is situated in the...

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Pakistan's Police refuse to emancipate Christian ex-brick kiln slave kidnapped and tortured

L-R BPCA officer Rajal Dawood, Salma and her three children and BPCA  officer Ambar Saroya A 35 year old Christian former slave has been kidnapped and tortured by his ex-master who is seeking a large ransom for lost revenue despite the family alleging they paid off the loan they borrowed. Salim Masih took a loan of 10,000 rupees (£120) from Sheikh Mustafa over a year ago and agreed that he and his wife Salam (28 years) would work at Mr Mustafa's brick kilns at Phatak gunje khudiya, Kasur for the duration of one year at an agreed rate.  After having worked for the year  it was agreed that their loan would ...

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51 year old Pastor given life imprisonment for alleged blasphemous text message

British Pakistani Christian Association reporter Shamim Masih with Nawab Bibi wife of Zafar Bhatti on 6th May 2015. A Christian man of 51 years has been sentenced to life imprisonment for allegedly sending out blasphemous texts in Pakistan. Christian NGO's up and down the country are galled by the decision to prosecute Mr Zafar Bhatti under section 295c of Pakistan's Penal Code, a decision they say is due to an Islamic bias that has consumed the nation.Image of Zafar Bhatti Campaigners say there is no solid evidence that allows for the Lahore High Court's determination on 3rd May 2017. Mr Bhatti who was a Christian pastor until his arrest was accused of sen...

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Family treks across dangerous terrain of Iran guided by tribal mercenaries to escape persecution in Pakistan

BPCA friend Sevan Peter Balci an Armenian Christian with Kenneth Kamran and family. A family consisting of five people trekked across the arid plains of Iraq by nightfall during the most terrifying night of their lives, in their pursuit of safety from persecution in Pakistan. The family who now reside in Istanbul, Turkey spoke of the terror they felt after they were forced to place their trust in unknown tribal mercenaries, who often spoke harshly with them as they traversed across extremely difficult and dangerous terrain. Kenneth Kamran (42 yrs), his sister Nosheen (38 yrs), her two daughters Yarusha (12 yrs) and Anusha (8 yrs) and ...

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Christians with Bibles pushed those without to receive free bibles from BPCA.

British Pakistani Christian Association sent brother Leighton Medley and his wife Pana to Pakistan on a revival and outreach mission in March/April. We sent Leighton to Rukhwala an area which in 2015 became infamous for the kidnap, rape and forced marriage of Fouzia Bibi.  Last month we secured her divorce from the rapist who locked her into an Islamic marriage under duress (click here).  BPCA will continue to visit this community through brother Leighton to provide solace, assistance and to bolster our work of sowing God's word and strengthening the faith of Christians. By Leighton Medley On the 9th April, we visit another part of Rukahwala...

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Wazirabad outreach reveals class divide between clergy and congregation

BPCA send Leighton Medley and his wife Pana to Pakistan on a revival and outreach mission in March/April 2017. Leighton was sent to help reinvigorate the faith of many Pakistani Christians in Wazirabad an area of Pakistan that became infamous in 2015 after a thirsty Christian man, Aftab Gill, was accused of blasphemy after drinking water from a free tap at a local mosque (click here).  BPCA intend to continue our outreaches and revival meetings in the area to build on this initial foundation work for God's Kingdom.By Leighton Medley On the 8th April we undertook a lengthy journey to Wazirabad, some two and a half hours drive from Lahore, to a small township do...

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Lack of men in churches of Pakistan has to be addressed

British Pakistani Christian Association sent brother Leighton Medley and his wife Pana to Pakistan on a revival and outreach mission in March/April. We sent Leighton to Muridwala. BPCA will continue to visit this community through brother Leighton to provide solace, assistance and to bolster our work of sowing God's word and strengthening the faith of Christians.By Leighton Medley On the 6th April, we visited 192 Chowk, a small Christian village adjacent to Faisalabad, actually quite near to where I have been before during my previous visit, which was at Muridwala. This community are only a small fellowship of believers, but the Pastor is an extremely keen...

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Asia Bibi Supreme Court appeal fast-track revoked! Young Muslim medic turned terrorist may yet be exonerated of attempting to blow up church.

In what is now being referred to as Pakistan's version of the 'Barrabas exchange' two women are caught up in attempts to prevent their death by hanging for alleged criminal offences. On one side we have Asia Noreen Bibi (51 years) a berry-picker from the rural village of Ittanwali  who in 2010 was accused of blasphemy after she drank water from a public well using the wrong cup.  The cup she used was for use by Muslims only but Asia was not aware of this and after taking a drink, offered water from the same well to Muslim co-workers. The women spat at Asia Bibi, berated her and shouted abuse at her going as far as insulting Jesus her ...

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Kasur brick kiln workers visited by our revival team.

British Pakistani Christian Association sent brother Leighton Medley and his wife Pana to Pakistan on a revival and outreach mission in March/April. We sent Leighton to Kasur an area which in 2015 became infamous for the extrajudicial murder of Shama and Shahzad, who were burned alive in a brick kiln after a brutal attack following a false allegation of blasphemy.(click here). BPCA will continue to visit this community through brother Leighton to provide solace, assistance and to bolster our work of sowing God's word and strengthening the faith of Christians. On the 4th April, we visited Rukahwala in Kasur, a different village from before as there are many su...

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