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British Pakistani Christian Association protest for Asia Bibi

Video of London protest 18.10.14:  The last five minutes of this video has a powerful re-enactment of Asia Bibi's tragic incident, by Latasha Sinclair a British Champion in Lyrical, Modern and Acro Dancing.  We hope to use this as part of an empathy campaign.  Please share widely and make this video viral!  For correct petition for Asia Bibi  (click here)  Web TV wrote incorrect details on video.

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2000 people gathered in Paris calling for freedom for Asia Bibi!

Christianophobie Hebdo held a 2000 strong protest in Paris, France for victim Asia Bibi: A story in french can be viewed (click here)  and (click here) They interviewed Our Chairman Wilson Chowdhry for the forth coming weekly edition of Christianophobie Hebdo: 1. In your capacity as Chairman of the British Pakistani Christian Association how do you react upon the decision of the High Court of Lahore upholding the death sentence for Asia Bibi ? With frustration and sadness, but no especial surprise.  It is normal for Christian blasphemy victims to be convicted at a lower level when huge pressure from Islamic clerics and extremists are brought to bea...

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By the Numbers: Pakistan’s Perilous Religious Laws

HTTP://SOUTHASIA.FOREIGNPOLICY.COM/POSTS/2014/10/30/BY_THE_NUMBERS_PAKISTAN_S_PERILOUS_RELIGIOUS_LAWSBY KNOX THAMES Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi's death sentence for blasphemous activity has shone a spotlight on the perilous situation for religious communities in Pakistan. The country's laws repress religious freedoms for all and are vigorously enforced, especially against religious minorities. In addition, an alarming level of violence against the religious "other" is plaguing Pakistan. Extremists victimize not just non-Muslims but Muslims who dissent from the extremists' radical interpretations of Islam. Impunity increasingly reigns, as militants a...

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Hundreds of Pakistani Christians flock to Protest and Asia Bibi re-enactment outside UK Pakistan Embassy.

Hundreds of protesters met outside the UK Pakistan High Commission on  Saturday 26th of October 2014, calling for freedom for Asia Bibi. This was the second of two London protests, the first was held at 10 Downing Street on Saturday 18th October after the now famous Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi - a mother of five children - was refused her appeal for freedom at Lahore High Court.    Asia Bibi who has now been incarcerated for over five years will now have to appeal to the Supreme Court within thirty days of this latest refusal, her final access to freedom through the legal system, of Pakistan. The protest was organised by the British...

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The Targeting of Minority Others In Pakistan Asia Bibi

An excerpt from the book The Targeting of Minority 'Others' in Pakistan The country’s Christian population faces increasing threats to their lives from the Pakistani Taliban, as well as other Muslim extremists, who demand that they convert to Islam. At village level, Christians are also vulnerable to arbitrary arrest and detention, as they have limited access to justice ... In one high-profile case, [Christian] Asia Bibi became the first woman to be sentenced to death for blasphemy. Several people accused of blasphemy” have “died in custody, or were murdered by unknown individuals when they were granted bail or acquitted ... Christian and Ahmadi co...

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10 Downing Street protest held only days after Asia Bibi's appeal hearing was rejected!

Around 20 protestors took to the streets of London to clamour for justice on Saturday 18th October 2014. The wonderful Cherrie from Ooberfuse led the worship sogns nearer the end of the protest. Ooberfuse also performed a live version of their "Free Asia Bibi" song with MC Wizard aka Wilson Chowdhry - Chairman for the BPCA. Despite the sadness of Asia Bibi's recent rejection worshippers sang "How great is our God," fully believing God has a plan for Asia's life.  The small volunteer joined us despite the weather and little Dominic showed that age is no barrier to standing for justice. Volunteers shared news of Asia's plight with visitors to the busy cit...

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Demonstration and re-enactment of Asia Bibi's tragic incident that led to her arrest to be held at Pakistan High Commission this Saturday - 25th October 2014

Image taken from protest outside 10 Downing Street Saturday 18th October 2014. A re-enactment of the savage attack on Asia Bibi a Christian mother of five children, who was later arrested and accused of blasphemy, after simply drinking water from a well and offering water to Muslim co-workers, is to be staged outside the Pakistan High Commission, Lowndes Square, London, on Saturday 25th October 2014. Actors will attempt to illustrate the generosity of a caring woman who thought to share water with other thirsty labourers, whilst picking berries in a field.  The scene will depict the scorn that the kind gesture was met with, after Muslims who deem Christians unto...

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BPCA Chairman Wilson Chowdhry interview with UCB

Wilson Chowdhry the Chairman of BPCA has an interview with United Christian Broadcasters (UCB) and discusses the case of Asia Bibi and the level of persecution faced by Christians and minorities in Pakistan. Please click on the link below to listen to this interview. Wilson Chowhdry interview with UCB

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Christian boys marriage to a Muslim girl causes torture of family and his arrest - despite conversion to Islam to avert persecution!

Image containing Kheirat and Akram Masih -both arrested under the blasphemy laws of Pakistan By Mushtaq Gill A Christian boy Akram Masih and his family, including several females, were  severely beaten and tortured by Policemen and other extremists in Multan, on 16th October 2014.  The policemen entered his home by climbing over the perimeter walls in order to arrest Akram, because he was in marriage with a Muslim girl, Maria Bibi (originally from District Shiekhupura). Advocate Sardar Mushtaq Gill, Human Rights Defender and Chief of LEAD was informed by Moderator Bishop Asher Kamran, of Methodist Church of Pakistan,Multan  who requested for legal ass...

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The targeting of minority 'Others' in Pakistan- Ahmadi student

Calls for the death of Ahmadi students and their parents, in the wake of false blasphemy charges, arecommon and the case of Rana Sajeel Ahmad highlights the desperate situation faced by so many Ahmadis in Pakistan: Rana Sajeel Ahmad, a 16-year old Ahmadi student of Pubic High School, Khushab, was beaten up severely by a gang of students on November 23rd 2011. He now faces the dreaded accusation of blasphemy. Subsequent to the beating, the attackers accused Ahmad of preaching his creed and defiling the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be on him). The school administration found it convenient to accept the fabrication. The next day, Rana Hakim Jamil, father of the victim,...

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