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UK Foreign Office fear of attack on consulate staff led Home Office to block asylum for Asia Bibi

Today the UK Foreign Office admitted that Christian blasphemy victim Asia Bibi was blocked from being offered asylum for fears of attack to their consulate officials. Frightened UK officials in Pakistan pleaded to the Home Office led by the Rt Hon Sajid Javid, who capitulated to the same extremists that Imran Khan's government yielded to. The Guardian Newspaper, wrote: Tom Tugendhat, the Foreign Affairs Select Committee Chair, asked the Foreign Office permanent secretary, Sir Simon McDonald, whether the episode “does not raise the question that either staff should be withdrawn or security increased or otherwise UK policy is effectively dicta...

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Priest who testified against Bishop Franco Mulakkal in nun's sexual assault complaint found dead

Father Kuriakose Kattuthara (62-yrs-old) was found dead on Monday morning in his room dead in St. Mary's Church in Dasuya in Jalandhar. He was a strong supporter of the nun who registered the comp in the sexual assault case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal who was alleged to have raped a nun 13 times between 2014-2016 years. After making his statement to the police, he told his family that he feared that he "would be a dead man if the accused was granted bail". (click here) Fr Kuriakose had said: “The sisters had approached me complaining about Bishop Franco. They did not approach the Kerala police fearing the bishop. In fact,...

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Call to Action: The UN and Other Western Nations Must Act Immediately to Save Asia Bibi

British Pakistani Christian Association requested asylum be granted to Asia Bibi by the Australian government and they sent us a correspondence declining to do so. After viewing that response Australian citizen Lara Hall submitted the following opinion article as a call to action.In 2010, Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi, was convicted and sentenced to death by hanging pursuant to Pakistan’s draconian blasphemy laws. Although she was accused of blasphemy, in reality, her single crime was drinking a cup of water from a communal well in a primarily Muslim community. Sadly, many blasphemy cases are often contrived to alienate, repress and vilify the Christi...

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Asia Bibi and her family ask people of good conscience to pray for them as a petition is to be heard challenging her acquittal

Asia Bibi's family ask for prayers for their family after being forced to remain in Pakistan while Imran Khan's Government demand that the Supreme Court hears a petition challenging Asia Bibi's acquittal. After three days of riots, and a petition submitted by religious cleric Qari Salam, the Pakistan government promised to implement legal proceedings to prevent Asia Bibi's departure from the country. The decision of the Supreme Court Special bench was articulated with forensic precision in a manner than any scholarly person would find it virtually impossible to refute. Their interest was also in upholding the standards of the blasphemy law in ...

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Asia Bibi's release day has finally come! Now what?

Asia Bibi has been set free from her long-term home under captivity at Multan Jail and we confirmed this with media after news from her family.  BPCA will not be confrming any more details to media groups until given the express permission of the family.Wilson Chowdhry has spoke with the family of Asia Bibi, at 6am UK time on 8th November and they expressed that is of the utmost importance that there be no further speculation on her whereabouts reported by either concerned groups or international media.  Asia Bibi, her family and guardians all still face a real and present danger of being killed.This article is to celebrate the release of Asia Bibi and though...

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Sky News interviewed Wilson Chowdhry on 31st October 2018 to discuss exoneration of Asia Bibi

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50 years and going strong! Asian Christians gather in London to where it all began.

Ilford Asian Choir over the last few decades are reputed to be one of the finest if not the finest Pak-Christian choirs in the UK. Asian Christians from across the nation gathered together to meet in prayer and harmony as they celebrated the formation of the first Asian Christian Church in the UK, in 1967. Groups from across the country presented testimonies of the growth of their own churches and their aspirations as they heard past accounts of the famous beginnings of the pioneers at St Mary's. 1st Secretary for the High Commission of Pakistan in the UK Dlidar Ali AbroThough the HIgh Commissioner of Pakistan was not able to make it ...

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While Muslim rioters call for hanging of Asia Bibi across Pakistan, Pak Christians hold candlelight peace vigil in London

As violence from Muslim rioters calling for the death of recently exonerated blasphemy victim Asia Bibi, an innocent mother of five who dared to drink from the same well as Muslims, brought the nation of Pakistan to a standstill, dozens of Pakistani Christians in the UK converged at St Mary's Church, Islington, to pray for peace. The riots stopped on Saturday 3rd November after Imran Khan capitulated to the demands of Islamist group Tehreek-e-Labaaik and agreed to prevent Asia Bibi fleeing Pakistan by placing her on an exit control list.  He also agreed to hear a petition challenging the verdict of Asia Bibi's successful Supreme Cou...

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Asia Bibi BBC National Interview 31st October

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Petition against Asia Bibi's Supreme Court appeal to be submitted on 5th of November. No offer of asylum has been made to the the family of Asia or her guardian!

BREAKING NEWS: The petition against Asia Bibi's acquittal will be submitted to Lahore Supreme Court on 5th November 2018.  BPCA is calling on Christians worldwide to pray and world leaders to act quickly to grant asylum to Asia Bibi and all those associated with this case, before Asia is placed on an exit control list and potentially loses the freedom granted in her recent Supreme Court verdict through a challenge made by extremist group Tehreek-e-Lebaaik. Blasphemy laws and the need for Asia Bibi's asylum and that of other Pak-Christians' who have fled to third countries like Thailand, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia can no longer be ignored as their persecution...

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