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15 Y/O Christian teenager raped by 5 Muslim men who first collected families regular loan payment

Image L-R niece of Maria, Maria Jalal, Mehwish Bhatti BACA National Executive and  mother Nasreen JalalBritish Asian Christian Association is moving a Christian teenager rape survivor and their family to a safe house and is launching a legal battle to get justice, after the 15 year old was brutally gang-raped for over 24 hours by 5 men. Please sign our petition to improve the identity parade protocol for vulnerable witnesses and to review existing laws and practices to reduce rape and kidnap (click here). Maria Jalal is  alone in the house when she hears a knock at the door. It is 4pm and standing there is Mohammad Sajjid (25 yrs) of the Akh...

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Launch of the final report of FCO support for persecuted Christians

British Asian Christian Association were invited to the exclusive launch of the final report by Bishop of Truro, The Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen on support for persecuted Christians.  The report which was commissioned by Jeremy HuntSecretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs was the first ever undertaking of global Christian persecution and BACA were privileged to have been invited to contribute written and oral evidence to the review committee.  The findings of the report have been quite positive and we have shared previously a short analysis on the impact the report could have on Pakistan with some further recommendations...

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BPCA to take lead on High Court Appeal for Christian man convicted of blasphemy as a teenager

Image of Nabeel Masih aged 16 A man who was just a teenager when arrested for blasphemy in 2016 is calling for help with towards a solicitor to succeed with an appeal  against his conviction.       Please sign our petition to end Pakistan's blasphemy (click here) On 17th September 2016, 16 year old teenager Nabeel Masih from the village of Kasur, was accused of an internet blasphemy after it was said that an image of the Kabba (holy shrine at Mecca) with a pigs head over it, was displayed on his Facebook page. This lead to a campaign by local mosques to lynch Nabeel Masih at his home and calls for his murd...

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Quetta Bomb attack's youngest survivor has new limb fitted

Aleeza Masih who was only 1.5 years old when she lost a limb in the carnage of the Quetta Bomb attack has had her new limb installed, thanks to the help of donors who contributed to her continued progress.  Read more (here) Aleeza is a very bright girl and has adapted well to every limb replacement she has received from us and is very independent we are told by her mother.  Mehiwsh Bhatti our National Executive for Pakistan, said: "By the Grace of God and with the help of our gracious donors Aleeza old prosthetic leg has been replaced with a new better fitting prosthetic leg, which is enabling Aleeza to cope with the demands of every...

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10 year old Badil brutally beaten till death for demanding full salary

Image of Badil murdered child labourer pronounced dead at Allied Hospital, Faisalabad. Please sign our petition demanding justice for Badil (click here) A ten year old Christian child who chose to work in a dangerous scrap factory so he could support his mother who had to fend for a family of two boys and a drug-addict husband, was raped and tortured before being killed by his Muslim employers. Mohammad Akram and Irfan, nicknamed Kalo, were both arrested in Sarghoda on the 14th July, for the murder of Badil Shahzad, from the viallage of Rasheedabad in  Essa Nagri, Faisalabad.  Badil, the son of a drug addict Shahzad Masih ...

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Hannah Chowdhry receives Diana Award for social action and Humanitarian work

Hannah Chowdhry, a long-term British Asian Christian Association volunteer has received a Diana award for her social action and humanitarian work. On 15th July 2019 at a lavish ceremony at the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff,  Hannah Chowdhry from Chigwell, Essex, received her certificate for her Diana Award from HM Lord-Lieutenant of South Glamorgan, Morfudd Meredith.  Hannah had to postpone her original certification date on the 1st of July at Westminster, due to being in the middle of her Duke of Edinburgh Award Silver Expedition (click here). Hannah has always been a very community-spirited person, intent on improving the locality whe...

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Harsh raid on Pakistani Christian asylum seekers illustrates Thai Government hatred for the 'other'. False propaganda is setting Thai citizens against an innocent refugee community who are desperate for safety!

Frightened children surround their father as they travel in ignominious asylum seeker caged bus.In a raid on asylum seekers the extent of which we have not seen since 2015 48 Pakistani Christians were arrested. Proud of their achievement Thai Police described the positive clean up operation to a local media group, saying 'Children are among 48 Pakistani nationals rounded up by Bangkok Immigration police this week at an apartment in the Bang Na district. Most had overstayed their visas while several didn’t have any travel documents at all.' Thai police authorities also stated that they believed that none of the victims holding United Nations High Commission for...

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​BISHOP OF TRURO'S INDEPENDENT REVIEW FOR THE FOREIGN SECRETARY OF FCO SUPPORT FOR PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS FINAL REPORT and RECOMMENDATIONS

BISHOP OF TRURO'S INDEPENDENT REVIEW FOR THE FOREIGN SECRETARY OF FCO SUPPORT FOR PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS FINAL REPORT and RECOMMENDATIONS Rt. Rev. Philip Mounstephen Bishop of Truro © Crown Copyright 2019 !2 Contents: 1. Preface.............................................................................................4 2. Introduction&Acknowledgments..............................................6 3. Methodology of the Review & Report......................................9 4. 'The Persecution Problem': Introduction..............................12 a. The Interim Report...............................................

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British Asian Christian Association seeks successful former practice of direct intervention of the 1990's in support of vulnerable Christian communities on the back of Bishop of Truro Global Christian Persecution Review

NIssar Hussain and Wilson Chowdhry at the Foreign Office Launch of the Global Christian Persecution ReviewRead the final full report (here) British Asian Christian Association welcome the release today and findings of the final report of the Independent Review - established by the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, HM Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and chaired by the Bishop of Truro, Rt. Rev. Philip Mounstephen – which have sought to map the extent and nature of the global persecution of Christians; to assess the quality of the response of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and to make recommendations for changes in both policy ...

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Forlorn Pastor has had his blasphemy appeal postponed for seventh time

A Pakistani pastor has been incarcerated in Rawalpindi’s Adiala Central Jail since July 2012, when police charged him with the offence of sending blasphemous text messages. On 3 May 2017, Pastor Zafar Bhatti (56 years) was sentenced to life imprisonment for blasphemy, a charge he adamantly denies. Rather peculiarly Pastor Zafar's conviction occurred despite the mobile phone in question not being registered to his name. Please sign our petition calling for an end to Pakistan's infamous blasphemy laws (click here) On 19 June, blasphemy victim Pastor Zafar’s appeal hearing was adjourned for the seventh time. On this occasion, the stated reason ...

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