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BACA continued food parcel delivery during return of Covid Lockdown

A BACA food parcel distribution operation reached a further 120 families despite the Coronavirus challenges thanks to God.   On Tuesday Pakistan reported their lowest number of daily infections by coronavirus, as well as fatalities linked to the disease in a 24 hour period. Official statistics showed 553 more deaths raising the overall death toll to 5,957, whereas the number of infections reached 279,699.Pakistan is among a handful of countries where cases of COVID-19 have dropped considerably in recent weeks. However, health experts have cautioned that this could be the result of fewer tests. Pakistani Authorities have imposed a lockdown in virus hotspots across ...

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Pak-Christians attacked over water needs given own clean water source!

Christians in Pakistan, mainly in the poor rural areas and mainly girls, are regularly being attacked while trying to access the basic need of water.To counter the paucity of clean water and safe toilet facilities BACA have recently completed two new electric pump generated water and toilet facilities. BACA began the installation of two clean water and toilet facilities with generated pumps for the Christian communities of Rao Khan wala, a village in Kasur, serving 7 Christian families and 35 individuals, in January.  But work had to stop during the lockdown.  Since the lockdown has been eased BACA have now completed the water projects. Shazia a 38-year-old w...

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Aleeza was only 1.5yrs when she lost her leg in a terrorist attack, now she needs your help for a new prosthetic limb

Aleeza the youngest survivor of the Quetta suicide bomb attack (click here), which killed nine people and injured dozens who were worshipping at Bethel Memorial Methodist Church' on 17th December 2017, requires a new prosthetic leg. Her survival is a modern day miracle after shrapnel pierced her body and left her gangrenous and close to death only days later.  BACA intervened and with some help from God and many of our supporters we were able to save her life (click here) At a very early age she also had to have a very painful and intricate operation to join her intestine to her bowel, after shrapnel ripped through her body (click here...

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Learn the Quran and gain 20 extra university credits in Pakistan - what next to keep Christians and others disadvantaged?

  By Ali Hasnain A Christian medical student was denied his place at university despite achieving the required marks. Kamran Safdar claims Muslim students with lower grades were awarded seats simply because they had memorised Hafiz-e-Quran. The son of a fruit hawker from Sargodha, District of Punjab in Pakistan, Kamran Safdar's ambition of becoming a doctor was shattered despite securing the appropriate entrance level of his chosen medical university with an 89% pass in his intermediate high school exam - even though his fellow Muslim students were accepted on lower grades. As a result, he was forced to retake the year again, this time attending a private institu...

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House of Lords anniversary celebration of the Global Christian Persecution Review may not have been read by UK Home Office say campaigners

By Desmond Fernandes The UK government last week sought to project itself as the champion of religiously persecuted people worldwide when it announced its Global Human Rights sanctions regime targeting those involved in religious persecution. The announcement was made during a House of Lords webinar titled the 'Anniversary of the Launch of the Independent Review of FCO Support for Persecuted Christians' which was attended by Hannah Chowdhry from the BACA with around 600 other guests. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab sought to reassure the public and human rights organisations that “everyone, no matter their faith or belief, deserves to be abl...

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63-year-old grandmother with Parkinsons disease is freed from Brutal Bangkok IDC after 50,000 bail fine paid by BACA

A 63-year-old grandmother, Mrs Rasoolan Bibi, who was arrested in a crackdown on asylum seekers and refugees in Thailand, just days before Christmas (19th December 2019), has escaped the brutal detention she suffered in Bangkok's infamous Immigration Detention Centre, thanks to BACA. Since Rasoolan Bibi's arrest, her daughter and only caretaker Amreen Latif faced many difficulties to reunite with her mother. With the help of Thai Lawyer Mr. Wathanin Boon and a bail of 50,000 baht (£1300), she has called for the release of her mother on medical grounds. The Thai Lawyer has acted as the guarantor of Mrs Rasoolan Bibi. In a previous art...

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BACA Aid for Asylum-seeking Pakistani Christians in Thailand

By Ali Hasnain The power and devastation of the Covid-19 pandemic has reached far and wide over the past few months, as the globe has struggled with its consequences. Lock-down is the new normal for millions of people, that also compounds the misery of the poor and in particular the Pak-Christian refugees in Thailand. Though in desperate need and despite the agonies of isolation, there remains a hope in Christ and a belief that sooner or later restrictions will be lifted. Families currently hiding in Thailand whilst seeking asylum after escaping persecution in Pakistan are already enduring dilapidated living conditions, with entire families often squeezed into one room...

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Muslim and Hindu Converts to Christianity on list of 158 families to have received food aid

  The food distribution programme launched by British Asian Christian Association has been able to reach new converts to Christianity. So far around 6 ex-Muslim and ex-Hindu families that have only come to the Christian faith just a few months before the pandemic started, are now benefiting from British Asian Christian Association’s programme of food distribution. Since the impact of Covid-19, BACA has been working hard to reach many of the deprived and starving Christian communities of Pakistan and so far a total of 158 families have been reached. All the converted families have plans to be baptised later this year and were prayed for encouragement in their new f...

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Deaf and mute Christian Teenager Kidnapped Whilst Police Dithered

A deaf and mute teenager has been kidnapped whilst Pakistani police took two months to investigate. Komal Patras, a 17-year-old deaf and mute girl by birth, was taken from her home in Shibli town, Sandha Band Road, Lahore, whilst her parents were at work and her little brother slept in the next room. Komal, who was studying at home attends a government school for children with special needs, is being home schooled during the pandemic lock-down, revising for her forthcoming year 10 exams when she disappeared on the 16th May. Her parents, Patras Masih (55 yrs), a factory cleaner and mother, Rubina (45 yrs), a house maid, were both at work at the time of her kidnapping.&n...

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Christian Family Get Refugee Status for Australia

A family of four who escaped Pakistan for Thailand to avoid false blasphemy charges, have been given official refugee status from Australia and hope to travel soon. The news comes after the family have been receiving financial help and support from British Asian Christian Association to support the wife and child while the husband has been detained in the brutal Bangkok Immigration Detention Centre.  Charles Bhatti (41 yrs), Sapna Charles (34 yrs) and their three children, Ashir Azeem (8 yrs), Abiah Charles (5 yrs) and 3-year-old Ethan Charles have been waiting for their release from Thailand after false blasphemy charges in Pakistan. ...

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