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Christian family speak to BACA of terror during Pak-Train fire that killed 74 people - BACA begin aid program!

Burning carriages illustrate woeful safety practices on Pakistan Railway a vital travel resource. Hear Mehwish Bhatti's full interview on UCB radio (click here) Our BPCA officer visited the burned out train A fire on a train from Karachi to Rawal Pindi has resulted in the death of 74 travellers at the last count and injured at least 40 others. The fire is believed to have begun after a portable gas canister being used by passengers to cook a traditional Pakistani breakfast exploded. Three carriages were set alight by the explosion as fire rapidly spread through the moving train.The accident took place near the town of Liaqu...

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BACA assist family of asylum seekers who mourn loss of 18 year old daughter to Systemic Lupus

Image: Distressed Pak-Christian asylum seekers after a raid at Santisuk Condo. A Refugee Family from Pakistan have sought the help of BACA to repatriate the corpse of their daughter back to Pakistan after she died of Systemic Lupus. Kazia Rehan, 18, first exhibited symptoms for the auto-immune disease in August 2019 at a time when she when she was working illegally as a part time waitress, to support her education, after her family fled Pakistan due to death threats and religious persecution. Young Kaiza before the onset of Systemic Lupus. After suffering from a mild fever, Kazia Rahan was first treated at a local Thai government hospital....

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BACA reports now published by Bishop of Truro independent review team for Persecuted Christians

BACA’s submissions to the Bishop of Truro’s 'Independent Review of Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) support for persecuted Christians' are now available online We are pleased to note that two of the three submissions presented by the British Asian Christian Association (when it was called the British Pakistani Christian Association - BPCA) to the Bishop of Truro’s 'Independent Review of Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) support for persecuted Christians' have just been published online by the Independent Review Team. They can be read at: https://christianpersecutionreview.org.uk/storage/2019/09/Pakistan-BPCA-Submission.pdfand https://christianpersecutionrevi...

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Judge leaves court after telling blasphemy victim that he cannot preside over appeal as it hurts his Islamic convictions!

Image of Nawab bibi wife of Zafar Bhatti A Christian man who claims to be falsely accused of blasphemy and given a life sentence has had his appeal postponed for a third time in a year. Zafar Bhatti was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2012 after being arrested for blasphemy by police from Police station New Town, Rawalpindi.  A First Information report was lodged which claimed he had sent blasphemy texts from a mobile, something he denies.  It has been proven since then that the phone from which they were sent was registered to another person, Ghazala Khan. Whilst Ms khan was granted bail due to her own poor health and vulnerability as a female, Z...

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BPCA raises concerns over the nature of British educational aid programmes to Pakistan

Juliet Chowdhry Trustee for the BACA (centre) meets with sisters Sherish and Farzana who survived a brutal gunpoint gang-rape. Sign our petition to stop UK foreign aid to Pakistan (here) BPCA has expressed a number of concerns to the International Development Committee parliamentary inquiry team examining the nature of British aid to Pakistan. In a submission prepared by Desmond Fernandes, a former senior lecturer at De Montfort University, BPCA has highlighted the way in which many Department for International Development (DFID) educational aid-linked projects in Pakistan have not been designed or implemented in an effective, transparent or ...

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Four blasphemy victims you never knew BACA was supporting...

Image of Nabeel Masih only 16 when convicted for blasphemy. 8 years ago, Zafar Bhatti was arrested for allegedly sending blasphemous texts and has had to suffers several postponements to his appeal against charges which he has always refuted. Despite strong evidence that the initial accusation was false Zafar has been locked away in Adiala jail. Read more (here). Please sign our petition calling for an end to Pakistan's blasphemy laws (click here) His wife Nawab Bibi is now fully supported by BPCA; with a fully paid for home, travel costs for visits to Zafar in prison, all necessary medical care for Zafar and Nawab and clothes and oth...

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In Thailand we continue to support vulnerable mothers whose husbands are locked in IDC - with your help we can aid more!

In 2018 after one of the largest raids on an asylum seeker condo by Bangkok authorities  led to the arrest of Humaira and her children British Asian Christian Association, helped Sumaira and her children escape the brutal Bangkok Immigration Detention Centre.  Since then we have been supporting her financially and like many other wives and mothers Humaira is still praying for the release from the IDC of her husband.  Until that long awaited date BPCA will stand shoulder to shoulder with her to ensure that her essential needs are catered for. We are also supporting Sapna whose husband was arrested during the same raid....

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BPCA submits a report to a UK parliamentary inquiry questioning the effectiveness and coherence of the UK Department for International Development’s aid programme for Pakistan

Juliet Chowdhry Trustee of the BPCA (nearest with poster of 125 Martyrs) at protest organised BPCA after twin bomb attack at church in Peshawar killed 125 people. Juliet lost 13 members of her family in the attack. Sign our petition to stop UK foreign aid to Pakistan (here) The British Pakistani Christian Association (BPCA) this week submitted a report (authored by Desmond Fernandes)[i] to the International Development Committee’s parliamentary inquiry into the effectiveness and coherence of the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID’s) aid programme for Pakistan. BPCA shared a number of its key concerns relating to DFID’s...

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