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Right Royal celebration of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding

People of Ilford were treated to a right royal celebration in Ilford town centre today at an event that celebrated the marriage of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle - a truly British occasion. The mixed-race background of Meghan Markle inspires many people of Britain as many believe her to be the first ever princess with African heritage. A question that cannot be answered with any certainty due to a possibility based on conjecture and unverifiable evidence that Queen Charlotte who was married to George III may have been mixed race. You can read more about this (here) Either way a Royal wedding is still a day of huge anticipation and festiviti...

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No evidence leads to court freeing 2 year imprisoned blasphemy victim

Emancipated Blasphemy victim now takes up full-time role with BPCA A man who was convicted for alleged blasphemous remarks on Facebook two years ago, has been set free and is now working full time with the BPCA. Usman Liaquat (32 yrs) was arrested for by police on May 23rd 2016 from Factory Area Police Station, in Kot Abdul Malik, Sheikhupura, whilst reporting a violent attack by Nawaz Khadim (18yrs), Hanan Ramzan(19yrs), Aftab Zulfiqar (17 yrs) and Ehsan Asmat Ali Virk (25 yrs). Ehsan Virk's cousin later accused Mr Liaquat of blasphemy to aid the escape of the young men from authorities. Despite the three men having beaten Mr Liaquat so brutally th...

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Aleeza seeks help for an artificial limb

On 26th April 2018 our Karachi based officer Irfan Victor took Aleeza (1 year 10 months) to Aga Khan hospital for a consultation with Dr Zaheer the prosthetist. Dr Zaheer has assessed Aleeza and has advised positively for the addition of an artificial limb. Dr Zaheer then held a second consultation visit on Friday 27th April 2018. During the consultation it was assessed that baby Aleeza needs four to five consultation visits before installation of an artificial limb.The artificial limb will need to be changed on a quarterly basis till she reaches 14 years of age because her body is still in growing significantly. During the consultation A...

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Letting Love Win - A compelling account of Mohammed Fyaz's journey from Islam to Christianity

British Pakistani Christian Association, this week launches the latest of its publications, this time we have been working with ex-Muslim Mohammed Fyaz who shares a quite riveting testimony, of his walk away from Islam and the journey that led him to Christianity.  His journey is one that has had its share of ups and downs, but through the undulating tides of emotional, physical and ideological strain he has been through, he has come out with a sense of the Love of God that we could all do well to learn from. Below we include the transcript of the introduction of the book taken from the back cover: 'Letting Love Win' is the ...

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Three churches struck by Islamist terrorists in Indonesia leaves at least 10 dead

Image Source Jakarta Post. This morning (Sunday 13th May) three churches in the city of Surabaya, Indonesia were attacked by a family of 6 Islamist terrorists (involving their underaged children) in an attack that has left at least 10 people dead and a current count of 41 people injured - including two police officers and the terrorists. Santa Maria Catholic Church, GKI Protestant Church of Diponegoro and the Pentecostal Central Church all based in the port city of Surabaya on the east coast of Java Island, became scenes of deadly carnage as worshippers attended their morning church services. 4 people were killed immediately at Santa Maria ...

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Domestic servant girl murdered and raped but deprived family accept bribe for their loss

A Pakistani Christian girl of only 17 years was viciously beaten to death in Kamoke in the district of Gujranwala on 5th May 2018, for apparently not having completed her chores properly. Kainat Salamat was working in the home of Muhammad Asif Gujjar (36 yrs) as a domestic helper from the age of 11 and frequently complained to her family about the brutality of her employers. However, the desperate family who were struggling to make ends meet asked her to bear the pain for the sake of easing the financial burden on the rest of them. For many years she cleaned, cooked, gardened and acted like a nanny for the children of her employers. A re...

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Redbridge unity displayed at community fayre!

Friendship and togetherness was the theme for an event in Ilford Town Centre from 23d April - 28th April 2018. 'Stronger Together' were words written on a banner during a week of community cohesion - one the likes of which Redbridge has never seen before. The event was put on by the British Pakistani Christian Association and groups such as Ilford High Road Baptist Church, Albayan Welfare Cetre and Vishnu Hindu Parishad collaborated to share conversations with local people on faith and diversity. The event was the brainchild of Wilson Chowdhry who last year held a peace vigil after a series of terrorist attacks in the UK, threatened to create ...

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Asia Bibi Supreme Court appeal to be given trial date soon!

The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar on Saturday announced that the Supreme Court will hear Asia Bibi's appeal against her blasphemy case soon.  He also  gave an order for a restoration of full security provisions to Asia Bibi's counsel Advocate Said Ul-Malook Justice Nisar directed the Punjab Inspector General of Police (IG), Capt. (R) Arif Nawaz Khan, to restore the provision of police security to  Saif Ul-Malook. In his remarks, Justice Nisar explained that he personally knows Saif  Ul-Malook and stated that he believes that his requests for additional protective security protocol are legitima...

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Fiery acid attacker snuffs out life of young Christian woman for declining marriage to Muslim man

Despite brave efforts and 138Km of arduous travel for medical attention, Asma Yasoob succumbed to the injuries she incurred when a Muslim friend of the family doused her with acid and set her on fire. Asma passed away on Sunday 22 April at approximately 10:00 pm in the evening. Pretending to be her brother, Rizwan Gujjar called Asma to the gate of her workplace, a bridal saloon where she worked as a beautician and was helping a bride and her family prepare for their special day.  In the very moment she realized the man at the gate was not her brother, Rizwan Gujjar  poured flammable acid on her  and set her on fire before running awa...

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Medical officers chant anti-Christian slogans during trial against doctors who murdered Sunil Saleem

Three weeks have passed since the lynching of Christian man Sunil Saleem Masih by medical staff and security at Services Hospital in Silakot, but thus far no action has been taken by authorities. A full account of the lynching can be  read in the Pakistani daily newspaper Tribune (click here) On 12th April 2018 Additional Session Court  Judge, Mr. Yasser Nadim, was presiding over the trial of Sunil Saleem's murderers in Silakout High court.  He allowed an adjornment as the police investigation called for more time. Police officers told the court that their Forensic unit were trying to obtain footage which doctors of Service Hospital ...

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