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Asia Bibi's husband desires more visits to see her!

Ashiq Masih meeting with Shamim Masih of the BPCA earlier this year after a failed Lahore High Court appeal. In a very frank interview with the Daily Mail, facilitated by the BPCA, Ashiq Masih described the plight of his family who have had to change their place of residence 15 times in the last 6 years.  During this time the mother of five, Asia Bibi, has been incarcerated in a dingy cell in complete isolation for her own safety, and has had a very recent health scare after a period of intestinal pain and vomiting blood.  Asia Bibi was jailed on 14th June 2010 after she drank from the same well as her Muslim co-workers and then offered the same water to t...

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Concern grows over declining health of Asia Bibi

Image of Ashiq Masih, who recently held an interview with BPCA's Mehwish Bhatti Please sign our petitions (click here) and (click here) Reports from the family of Asia Bibi, the 50-year-old Pakistani Christian women on death row for alleged blasphemy, a charge she vehemently denies, suggest the mother of five is now suffering from intestinal bleeding and requires urgent medical treatment. Asia Bibi has a death sentence looming over her after being accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad, an accusation that she wholeheartedly denies. She has been described by her family as “so weak she can hardly walk.” Her family rushed back last week,...

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We still believe God will set Asia free!

Ashiq Masih believes God will set his wife Asia Bibi free! Please sign our petition for Asia Bibi (click here) By Mehwish Bhatti: It was cold and dreary morning (13th February 2015) as I set off on my four hour journey to meet with Ashiq Masih, the husband of Pakistan's most famous prisoner Asia Bibi. In my role as lead officer for the BPCA in Pakistan I often find myself travelling in dangerous areas in Pakistan, a country full of bandits, highwayman and insurgents. It might not seem much of a task till you realise I am a vulnerable 26 year old Christian women in a country where both my faith and gender single me out for discrimination, pe...

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Christians in Pakistan prepare for further Charlie Hebdo backlash!

A French flag is burnt whilst protestors chant Je suis Muhammed/Kouachi in Pakistan. Christians in Pakistan fear for their lives as Charlie Hebdo protests erupt all over the country. In Lahore on the 16th of January the largest protest said to be in excess of 10,000 people, resulted in attacks on Christian shops with Molotov cocktails and clubs, they also burnt French flags before the French Embassy in an act of defiance and hatred.  A Pakistani reporter was shot in the chest during the protest and was fortunate to survive with his life.  Protests continue as Imams across the country continue to call for demonstrations to the perceived blasphemy. ...

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BPCA facilitates BBC Asia Network radio interview with husband of Asia Bibi, Ashiq Masih.

URGENT NEWS:  Following a telephone call a few hours ago from Dil Neiyyar radio planner for BBC Asia Network, we advise you all that BBC Asia Network will be airing an interview with Ashiq Masih today  Thats right! Today from 7am BBC Asia Network will be airing an interview with Ashiq Masih, the husband of 5 year blasphemy law convict Asia Bibi.  The interview was facilitated by the British Pakistani Christian Association and the original translation was conducted by our newest Pakistan Officer Mehwish Bhatti.   Please tune your digital radios to the hourly news bulletins starting from 7am, or alternatively listen to the main news at 11am and 5p...

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Pakistani Christian young woman describes her trials at university!

Mehwish Bhatti our latest executive member who resides in Pakistan, describes her torturous experiences at University: Being a Pakistani girl and being Christian Pakistani girl is not an easy deal - trust me!  Why is there such a price to pay, simply for a choice of belief? I find it derisory that a state counts the protection of humanity for little or nothing, a state which is so frightened by Christians – a tiny minority who may seem funny or odd but who never pose any threat or give any genuine offence to anyone. My excitement of enrolling as a university student ended with the reality of life on campus: constant questions and the slow realisation tha...

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The Portuguese connection

Wilson Chowdhry with Intern on Human Rights Filipa Sena Marcos Many of you will be wondering how the BPCA have managed to produce two ground breaking books on the current prejudices and discrimination faced by Minorities in Pakistan.  Well now we tell you!   South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF) led by Paulo Casaca a former European Parliamentarian of Portuguese descent, currently residing in Belgium, was our generous Benefactor.  He and his assistant Antonio Viera da Cruz kindly provided us with the support and finance necessary for publication of our seminal works. Today, BPCA chairman Wilson Chowdhry had the honour of meeting with SADF Human Rights ...

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Foreign Office Reply To BPCA In Regards To Asia Bibi

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Qaiser Ayub an update.

By Shamim Masih Qaiser Ayub falsely accused of Blasphemy (original story): Before starting on  my way back from the Home of Shidrah and her sister, I went to see the family of blasphemy victim, Qaiser Ayub (40 yrs). He was arrested last month from Lahore over an alleged act of blasphemy. Mr Ayub holds a masters degree in computer sciences, and operates a popular blog where it is alleged blasphemous content was published including images counter-Islam. Muslim complainant Mohammad Saeed filed an application at city Police Station which was registered  as First Investigation Report – FIR no. 105/11, under section 295-C of Pakistan's Pena...

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Eldest son of Shahzad and Shama witnessed the horrendous murder of his parents

BPCA'S Pakistan officer Shamim Masih with The eldest son of Shahzad and Shahzad's Brother. People of good conscience are urged to continue signing the our on-line petition, which will be submitted to the Pakistani Government, and again to 10 Downing Street on New Years Day 2015: (click here) By Shamim Masih The family of Christian couple Shama and Shahzad Bibi are still reeling from the horrific crime that tragically took their loved ones away. Shama Bibi, 24, and husband Shahzad Masih, 26 were burnt alive in the brick kiln in Kot Radha Kishan of Kasur district, 50 kilometres from Lahore.  The eldest son of the couple who witnessed the horrendous murder of...

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