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Multifaith delegates call for review of ill-conceived Islamophobia definition

Wilson Chowdhry, former Under Secretary of State for the Home Office Karen Bradley and Nissar Hussain the UK's most persecuted apostate. During a recent review of Islamophobia  BPCA submitted a report on the converse situation whereby Islamists have been persecuting those who have quit Islam or other non-Muslims, to allow a sense of balance.  Our report was uploaded yesterday and can be read (here).  In the meanwhile dangerous definitions of Islamophobia which will restrict free and open discussions about Islam and will exacerbate existing faith tensions rather than eradicate them, are being adopted by political bodies without approp...

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Imbecilic bail release of two extremist leaders for 'poor health' could be ruse to have Asia Bibi killed!

A cleric has jibed at Liberal Muslims goading them over the release of the hardline TLP leaders. Lahore High Court has granted two of the most vehement leaders of Thereek-e-Labaaik Party (an infamous extremist group) a month's release on bail. The two released firebrand clerics Kahdim Hussain Rizvi and his deputy Afzal Qadri led widespread protests last year against the acquittal of Asia Bibi a Christian woman in a blasphemy case. TLP had long demanded the execution of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy charges last October by Pakistan's Supreme Court.  The rapid growth of TLP is believed to have been generated on the back of i...

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Muslim man intent on killing Asia has filmed chilling message stating he is in Canada

A video which is making headway on the internet shows a man intent on killing Asia Bibi telling the world he is in Canada seeking an opportunity to murder the innocent Christian mother of five who has only recently been allowed to leave Pakistan after a 9.5 year brutal incarceration. Read more (here) In the video the man sings an Islamic chant honouring Muhammed and professes that he a beloved believer of Islam will slay the blasphemer Asia Bibi.  He warns the 'Enemies of Islam and the Jew Government that set Asia Bibi free' that he will kill her. In the meanwhile a number of churches in Pakistan have informed BPCA that they are...

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Tamil Christian targeting in recent bomb attacks raised during meeting with Sri Lankan High Commission

British Asian Christian Association (BACA) coordinated a meeting between Tamil Christian leaders and the Deputy High Commissioner for Sri Lanka Mr Sugeeshwara Gunaratna on 8th May 2019.  This followed on from an earlier memorial event at the Wilson Room, House of Commons on 29th April, organised by the All Parliamentary Party Group for Tamils at which Hannah Chowdhry a BACA volunteer shared a message of solidarity and presented flowers in rememberance of those who had lost their lives in the brutal Easter day attacks.  It was noticeable that the High Commission were absent at the memorial due to having no available representative and this had...

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Pakistan's other woman blasphemy victim and her disabled husband still await an appeal against their blasphemy conviction

Following the joyous news of Christian Asia Bibi's release from jail in the early hours of Wednesday 8th May, we highlight the plight of a Christian Pakistani couple who have also been facing execution in a Pakistan prison for five years. Please sign our petition (click here) Shagufta Kousar and Shafqat Masih were sentenced to death on 4th April 2014 following a court trial where they were accused of sending blasphemous text under Islamic law to a Muslim man.  Now Shagufta is imprisoned at Multan Jail and Shafqat is 150 miles away at Faisalabad District Jail both have have not seen each other since their incarceration and are exhibiting signs of ...

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Double Joy on Easter Sunday

The celebration of Easter Sunday was made even more sweeter when a Christian family in Pakistan learnt their school fee debts of their murdered son was wiped out. A donation by VOVTV led by Pastor Teerth Sond in Wolverhampton to the British Pakistani Christian Association ensured the £1200 debt incurred by the Masih family following the tragic death of their gifted son, has been fully paid Nearly two years on from the horrific classroom attack of top Pakistani Christian Student Sharoon Masih by fellow pupils, BPCA representative Mehwish Bhatti, went to revisit his family following his tragic death. Two days before the Easter Sunday...

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Asia Bibi is free at last!

Pakistan's most famous blasphemy law victim Asia Bibi was finally released from her homeland where she has become the most hated figure in the country despite law courts exonerating her from the false charges that had kept her incarcerated in solitary confinement for almost 10 years. In the early hours of the morning today(1am) BPCA received confirmation from a British diplomat that Asia Bibi had safely exited Pakistan.  Asia Bibi bravely held on to her faith through the most brutal of incarcerations that involved her having access to sunlight for two hours per month. Now she finally travels to Canada to be reunited with her children. ...

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People of good conscience in the UK mourn the victims of Sri Lanka bombings at several events

In the wake of the devastating bomb attacks on churches in Sri Lanka the global mourning amongst people of good conscience from all walks of life has been  palpable. Events have sprung up across the UK as well as across the globe starting with a memorial service on Thursday 25th April, at Beulah Family Church, Thornton Heath,  at which Pastor Ceaser led the event and involved several other Tamil Pastors. Before the short service which featured on BBC's Songs of Praise a candlelight vigil was held in rememberance of the dead invited guests Wilson and Juliet Chowdhry of the British Asian Christian Association, spoke about the need ...

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Asylum seekers attacked in Negombo in wake of Church bomb attacks

Several migrant groups in Sri Lanka have been seeking protection in the police stations of Negombo after a series of attacks. Afghan and Pakistani asylum seekers have complained about threats to their lives from the local community after the series of bomb attacks. See Reuters News story (here) We spoke to one of the frightened asylum seekers, he described events of the past few days and explained how dangerous the situation is, he said: "For the last 4 days large groups of local Sri Lankans have been threatening to kill us if we stay in our homes. "Some homes have been attacked in Sea Street, and Peter Mendes Road and in the ...

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BPCA reaches victims of Zion Church, Batticaloa

BPCA National Executive Anton Kyanq (centre) meets victims at Zion Church Batticaloa More than 100 families were affected by the bomb attack in batticaloa and out of 19 of the families atending the church 29 members were killed. We met the wife of Pastor Thirukkumaran's whose son Thirukkumaran Shalom Malkiya (11 yrs) was killes in the attack.  She said:"I agonise over the loss of my young son who never even had the chance to experience much life in this world. "he was a happy, contented son who never said bad who had many friends and few enemies if any. "These killers have shaken our peace and left our family and many others in great di...

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