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The appeal is over, but we must continue to pray for Asia Bibi, the Justices and for Pakistan

Young boys hold signs of encouragement at a BPCA prayer gathering on the anniversary of Asia Bibi's arrest   We must continue to pray for Asia Bibi, the Justices and for Pakistan.  The appeal is over, the arguments made and the Special Bench of the Supreme Court is now in chambers. We do not really know how long it will be before they render their verdict and make their judgement public. They must write it out clearly and lucidly so that even a person with little education will see that it is just. A special three-member bench of the Pakistan Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and J...

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Asia Bibi's fate is sealed after final appeal but the decision is reserved

In breaking news from the Islamabad Supreme Court: The final verdict has been reserved until further notice. The special bench of Pakistan's Supreme Court has ruled on Asia Bibi's death sentence appeal but has yet to render their verdict. Media were left to scrum outside the courtroom as the court heard the final appeal on the most well-known blasphemy case in recent history. Asia Bibi was working in a field with other women and shared water with them. Incensed that an "unclean" Christian had defiled their drinking water they took their complaint to a Imam who admittedly was not present to have her charged with blasphemy. ...

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Nine people choose discipleship at BPCA baptismal service

Leighton Medley our BPCA Outreach Minister has returned to Pakistan to reach new communities with the true Gospel of Christ and to continue discipling those who have already been reached through our previous campaigns. Leighton's remit for this work is quite simple, he is to bolster the faith of Christians who have little access to regular church services, setting up bible study leaders who will one day become ministers of the Gospel in rural communities. He is to bring revival and better understanding to Christian churches in Pakistan many of which have adopted a very legalistic theology and have forgotten the need for repentance, faith in Christ and t...

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Large gathering of young Pakistani Christians with desire for holiness pack out small church!

Leighton Medley our BPCA Outreach Minister has returned to Pakistan to reach new communities with the true Gospel of Christ and to continue discipling those who have already been reached through our previous campaigns. Leighton's remit for this work is quite simple, he is to bolster the faith of Christians who have little access to regular church services, setting up bible study leaders who will one day become ministers of the Gospel in rural communities. He is to bring revival and better understanding to Christian churches in Pakistan many of which have adopted a very legalistic theology and have forgotten the need for repentance, faith in Christ and t...

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Asia Bibi death sentence appeal lights up social media: Christians call for prayer while Muslims call for riots

Hang Asia riot image from 2016 After an annoucement that Asia Bibi's Pakistan's most famous blasphemy law victim would have her appeal heard on Monday, Pakistani Christians began praying with hope that Asia Bibi will be released and granted asylum in a western country.  This is despite the concerns they have about rioting and a Muslim backlash a common for of suffering they have endured in the past. They are watching and praying for a peaceful resolution  Meanwhile Christian NGO's are demanding that the Government of Pakistan must provide adequate protection for Asia Bibi, her family and Christian communities country-wide. They fear ...

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​Pak-Christian man blinded in vicious assault hides with his family, waits for court, and hopes for surgery

Pak-Christian man blinded in vicious assault hides with his family, waits for court, and hopes for surgery KARACHI: A Christian man who was severely beaten to blindness and his family have been shifted to a safe house in a secret location after a two week period of serious threats to their lives. Vikram Masih appealed to BPCA to help him with his circumstances read more (here) Mehwish Bhatti, Lead Pakistan officer for the BPCA, spoke of the move: "The difficulties we faced finding a safer house for the family was that whereever the family went for hiding the attackers soon found them. We knew they were being watched and followed. ...

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Shama and Shazad's children showing remarkable recovery and progress

BPCA Lead Officer Mehwish Bhatti met three of Shama and Shezad's children on one of her regular visits to Lahore on 1st October 2018.  She found the children healthy and in good spirits and spent a day providing good company to children who have come to think of her as a special aunt. Suleman (9 yrs), Sonia (7 yrs) and Poonam (4 yrs) survived a vicious attack on their parents that say expecting mother Shama and her husband Shahzad who were accused of blasphemy, thrown onto a brick kiln fire after a brutal violent beating and gang-rape (click here). Mehwish said: "Suleman is now in1st grade and is enjoying his time at school a lot, e...

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Final death penalty appeal for Asia Bibi will be heard by Supreme Court judges

An Image of Ashiq Masih and his daughter at Lancaster University has been taken down in the interest of their safety. After repeated rejection on Monday 8 October 2018 the long awaited final appeal to prevent the execution of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy, will be heard at Pakistan's Supreme Court by a special three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar in conjunction with Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel. Her husband, Ashiq Masih, and oldest daughter Eisham who spoke at an event organized by Aid to the Church in Need at the Catholic Chaplaincy of Lancaster University on 4 October said that...

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Special Pakistan blasphemy guests to join events line-up

A FATHER and daughter from Pakistan will be coming to the UK to give first-hand testimony about a blasphemy case of deep concern to the country’s Christian community. At this stage they cannot be named for security reasons, but more details are due to be released when they arrive in the UK. They will be accompanied by Father Emmanuel Yousaf, National Director of Pakistan’s Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace – an expert on the country’s blasphemy law and its challenge for minority groups. The visitors from Pakistan will be speaking at events organised by Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, which supports persecuted an...

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Pak-Christian family flee home after home invasion and arson attack by Muslim gang.

A Christian family from Gujar Khan is hiding in fear after a gang of six Muslim brothers from their neighbourhood descended upon their home and assaulted all the family members that were in the house. On 20th September 2018 at 1pm Bashir Masih (58 yrs) and his wife Grace Masih (60 yrs) were attacked while standing at the gate of their house after being told that their ritual impurity was contaminating the local air.  The ageing couple refused to go inside and three male neighbours ran over and pushed the pushed the couple into their house whilst also kicking Bashir hard on his legs telling him not to stand in their presence again. Bashir's ...

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