Our vision is to create a network of Pakistanis united in Christ, focused on better quality of life, fellowship and religious freedom for Christians in Pakistan and the UK.


The Education System in Pakistan: Discrimination and the Targeting of the 'Other'

The British Pakistani Christian Association (BPCA) invites you to the book launch of The Education System in Pakistan: Discrimination and the Targeting of the 'Other' Speakers include the following book contributors: Peter Tatchell (Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation) Desmond Fernandes (Genocide Scholar) Faiz Baluch (International Voice for Baloch Missing Persons) Margaret Owen (Director of Widows for Peace through Democracy) Ranbir Singh (Chair of the Hindu Human Rights Group) Asif Shakoor (Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK) Wilson Chowdhry (Chair of BPCA) Sponsored by Andrew Stephenson MP for Pendle. The event will take place on Monday 8 December 2014, 5pm &n...

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Convert and die!

Wilson Chowdhry and Caroline Wyatt head of BBC's Religious Affairs Team Buy our polo shirts and show solidarity with persecuted Christians around the globe (click here) Today Chairman of the British Pakistani Christian Association, Wilson Chowdhry, was interviewed by Caroline Wyatt of the BBC on the subject of converts from Islam to Christianity and the violence and hatred they can be subjected too. The was triggered by a news story about 'safe havens' being offered by Christian Concern a group that the BPCA has partnered with on several projects, who are now offering protected shelter and relocation assistance to 1000's of Muslim converts to Christianity. W...

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Eldest son of Shahzad and Shama witnessed the horrendous murder of his parents

BPCA'S Pakistan officer Shamim Masih with The eldest son of Shahzad and Shahzad's Brother. People of good conscience are urged to continue signing the our on-line petition, which will be submitted to the Pakistani Government, and again to 10 Downing Street on New Years Day 2015: (click here) By Shamim Masih The family of Christian couple Shama and Shahzad Bibi are still reeling from the horrific crime that tragically took their loved ones away. Shama Bibi, 24, and husband Shahzad Masih, 26 were burnt alive in the brick kiln in Kot Radha Kishan of Kasur district, 50 kilometres from Lahore.  The eldest son of the couple who witnessed the horrendous murder of...

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Asia Bibi Supreme Court Appeal submitted. Please pray for her freedom!

By – Shamim Masih ISLAMABAD: Christian mother of five, Asia Bibi, has today (Monday 24th November) filed an appeal in Pakistan's Supreme Court after an appeal to Lahore high court was rejected, last month. In the appeal Asia has asked the court o reconsider deficiencies in the case which include poor investigation and manipulated evidence by the local police. Asia Parveen known as Asia Bibi was sentenced to death on November, 2010 after the Sheikupura Distric court found her guilty of committing a blasphemy during an argument with Muslim colleagues,  over a bowl of water. Earlier this month, Aashiq Masih, husband of Asia Bibi asked President Mamnoon ...

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European Parliament Delegate for the EU calls for Freedom for Asia Bibi and Justice for Shama and Shahzad!

Message from Jean Lambert London Green MEP And South Asian Delegate for the European Parliament. At its October session, the European Parliament debated the case of Asia Bibi and will return to it in the November session next week. It's the view of the European Parliament that the guilty verdict should be quashed. Pakistan's blasphemy laws are all too often used to settle scores or intimidate minorities, doing little to uphold the values they aim to protect. People of all faiths can all too easily find themselves victims of these laws, and many never have the chance to defend themselves. Those in Pakistan who dare to question these laws risk intimidation and even d...

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Christian couple Shahzad and Shama victims of brick kiln burnings, remembered during memorial and peace concert outside 10 Downing Street

See WWeb TV clip (Click here)  See Geo News clip (click here) This Saturday 22nd November, Downing Street, London saw people of many diversities gather at a peace concert organised by the British Pakistani Christian Association to honour the lives of Shazad and Shama Bibi, and their unborn child, who were burnt alive in Pakistan on 4th November 2014.  The attack was instigated after accusations of desecrating the Koran were made against them.  The peace event also involved a candlelight vigil and 1 minutes silence for the deceased. In Pakistan the Blasphemy Law continues to be used to settle disagreements, and condemns innocent people to mo...

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Another Christian man has been killed while in custody on Blasphemy charges!

This is an Image of Shahzad being lifted from a Police cell.  Despite the obvious wounds Pakistan's Police have not made arrests on any Police Officer to date as they await autopsy reports. Buy our polo shirts and show solidarity with globally persecuted Christians (click here) A thirty-five-year-old Christian man , Allah Rakha Shahzad, died on Saturday morning, allegedly after being tortured by police officials at Green Town police station, Lahore. Shahzad- also known as Mithu- was arrested by police on Friday night after which an FIR was filed against him. Shahzad was in custody for selling alcohol and drugs. Police officials have indicated...

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The Targeting of "Minority" Others In Pakistan Balochistan

Excerpt from the Targeting of Minority "Others" in Pakistan On Christmas Eve 2012, Tatchell reports that Pakistan “launched a new military crackdown in annexed and occupied Balochistan. Helicopter gunships bombarded pro-nationalist villages, resulting in the reported destruction of nearly 200 houses and the deaths of 50 civilians, including women and children ... The main military sweep took place in the Awaran, Panjur and Makran districts of Balochistan. Hundreds of villagers were rounded up and interrogated. Many have since disappeared. Some were later found dead, with their mutilated bodies showing signs of torture ... Throughout the operational area, the m...

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Christian who evaded Blasphemy Law imprisonment caught after a week on the run!

Police in Lahore have re-arrested a Christian man (21st November), Qaiser Ayub, 40, over an alleged act of blasphemy. This comes shortly after Pakistan's Christian community come to terms with the November 4th, burning to death of Christian couple Shama and Shahzad in Kot Radha Kishan, Punjab. Qaiser Ayub, was first arrested June 9th 2011, and went into hiding after the complaint was first made. A Mohammad Saeed, filed the initial complaint in city Police Station against the accused and the case was registered under a First Investigation Report – FIR no. 105/11 under section 295-C in PS. Talagan, Distt. Chakwal.  Mr Ayub, a Christian, and well kn...

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RJ Tina Dass from Voice Asia and Sanctuary Church

RJ Tina Dass from Voice Asia and Sanctuary Church will travel down from Birmingham to support the BPCA Protest for Shama and Shazad, Saturday 22nd November 2014, from 11am at 10 Downing Street,  Please join us.  Sign our petition which has already gathered in excess of 5000 signatures:  http://www.petitionbuzz.com/petitions/justice4shahzadsham

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