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Ashiq Masih husband of Asia Bibi; "How can I tell my children their mother is not free? This will kill them!"

Shamim Masih with Ashiq Masih Lahore: By Shamim Masih A farm worker also a mother of 5, Asia Bibi has been kept away from her children for five years and four months. Her crime? Although an untouchable Christian, she dared to drink water from the same well as her colleagues. Later she was accused of committing blasphemy. Asia Bibi has been in jail since June 19th, 2009 - she was sentenced to death by the additional District and Sessions Judge Justice Muhammad Naveed Iqbal, despite a huge lack of evidence, in November, 2010. On 16th October, 2014, a special division bench of the Lahore High Court dismissed her sentence appeal,  condemning her to further time ...

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MOTHER OF 5 CONDEMNED TO EXECUTION…

DISGUSTED LONDON BAND SCREAM OUT FOR JUSTICE Yesterday, 16th October 2014, death row mother of 5 Asia Bibi heard her appeal for mercy rejected by Lahore High Court. Sentenced to death by hanging under Pakistan’s notorious Blasphemy laws, Asia returned to her squalid prison cell to await her fate. In disgust, London band ooberfuse today release FREE, a music video crying out for an end to the persecution of non-Muslim religious minorities in Pakistan and around the world. They join a British Pakistani Christian Association protest this Saturday from 11:00 - 13:00 at 10 Downing Street.   You can hear the radio play edit by clicking (here).  Cherrie...

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Asia Bibi Appeal hearing rejected

Article written by Shamim Masih and Wilson Chowdhry Pakistani Christians across the globe shed tears of disgust and horror as innocent Christian mother of five Asia Bibi, has had her blasphemy law appeal hearing rejected. Literally minutes ago a two member bench of Lahore High Court, led by Justice Anwar-ul-Haque decided to uphold her existing blasphemy sentence, meaning Asia will remain on a death/life sentence and will now have to appeal through the Supreme Court of Pakistan - which will be the last chance of justice through Pakistan's flawed legal system. Asia Bibi has been in jail since 2009 in a blasphemy case, then an additional district and session judge con...

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Potential death sentence dropped from 55 Christians in Faisalabad, following exoneration from false blasphemy charge.

Christian graveyard in Which Christians have been forced to reuse graves 3-4 time each due to lack of land. Christians living in the outskirts of Faisalabad have escaped a death sentence after blasphemy charges were dropped, following an out of court compromise with local Muslims.  Today 14 prisoners including one child of 12 held in custody were released. The poverty stricken Christians of Tehsil Samandri District, Faisalabad were given permission to utilise a former Muslim graveyard by a compassionate local Muslim man, who recognised the Christian community had little land between them and could not afford or locate appropriate burial sites for the...

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Europe ignores Christian persecution – claims Lebanese Archbishop

By Michael J Robinson THE NECESSITY for UK Christians and non-Christians alike to stand in solidarity with persecuted and oppressed Christians throughout the world was emphasised at events in Motherwell (near Glasgow) and London, organised by the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN). Each of the events – the first in Motherwell Cathedral (Thursday 9th October) and the other two days later in Westminster – attracted 250 people. The events began with Mass and were followed by talks in the Cathedral Hall. The Mass at Our Lady of Good Aid Cathedral, Motherwell, included participation of nine schools. The choir was provided by Our Lady’s ...

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The Targeting of "Minority" Others In Pakistan- Ahmadis

Excerpt from The targeting of Minority 'Others' in Pakistan The widespread teaching of religious intolerance; and the requirement on Muslim students that they declare in writing their belief that Mohammad is the final prophet, thus segregating Ahmadis. Ahmadis are also frequent targets of religious violence, including anti-Ahmadi attacks on their homes and businesses, as well as killings on account of their faith”.clxxxv Attempts have also been made to restrict Ahmadis accessing key websites: “In July 2012, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) blocked access to the official website of the Ahmadiyya community, Alislam.org, operated from outsid...

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Lets Pray together for persecuted Christians in Glasgow

‘Let’s Pray Together’ Sunday 23rd November, Glasgow Pollokshields Church of Scotland, 525 Shields Road, Glasgow G41 2RF We are writing to invite you to join us for a special time of prayer for the South Asian communities in Scotland. We want to share the good news of Jesus in ways that are understood and received by South Asians. We are conscious of persecution and pressures that some are facing in South Asia. And we want to pray for even greater unity, so that we can encourage and strengthen each other. You will find details in the attached flyer. Our focus will be prayer but we will also have short talks as well as time to share local need...

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Christian flood victims in Pakistan's capital recieve food and medicines from BPCA - more help needed especially funds towards building repairs.

Shamim Masih ISLAMABAD:  During the monsoon season this year, torrential rains have caused widespread destruction throughout Pakistan. This year's flooding has affected in excess of 11.4 million men, women and children. Read previous report (click here) Many villages were simply washed away and people have been left without shelter simply seeking help and support.  Rescue operations are still under-way, however, relief will take years to fully rehabilitate affected communities and infrastructure will need to start from the beginning. People need food, safe drinking water, shelter and healthcare to survive from the catastrophic effects of this flood. On...

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Zafar Bhatti blasphemy accused has not been attacked, however he still needs your prayers! Wife Nawab Bibi hopes for early release.

Basharat Khokhar, Tahir Naveed Chaudhary and Zafar Bhatti's Family By – Shamim Masih ISLAMABAD: Zafar Bhatti accused of blasphemy case confined in the Central Jail Adiala Rawalpindi, is perfectly fine and fit, says his wife Nawab Bibi after visiting him the jail on September 29, 2014. She is thankful to Tahir Naveed Chaudhary, Chairman Pakistan Minorities Alliance – PMA and Basharat Khokhar, Right Activist for arranging their visit to Adayal Jail. According to false reports Zafar Bhatti victim of the 295-C imprisoned in Adayla Jail was attacked some time after after the attack on Muslim victim Muhammad Asghar, another blasphemy inmate at the same prison...

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The Targeting of "Minority" Others In Pakistan Taliban

An excerpt from "the targeting of ' Minority' others in Pakistan" A copy of the letter obtained by International Christian Concern (ICC) in October 2009 warned “Christians to convert to Islam, pay Jizya tax (an Islamic tax imposed on religious minorities) or leave the country. If Christians refuse[d] to accept the choices given to them, ICC has learned that ... members of the Taliban”, who sent these “threatening letters in Sargodha, Pakistan, ... explain[ed] that they ‘would be killed, their property and homes would be burnt to ashes and their women would be treated as sex slaves. And they themselves would be responsible for this’&rdqu...

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