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A London MP has sent out an alarming tweet suggesting that a protest may take place outside a London Mosque today [25th September 2022]. See actual flyer on this Instagram account (click here) MP Barry Strachan Gardiner the Shadow Secretary off State for Trade, warned against a planned protest outside a Hindu temple in his constituency.  On his twitter account he wrote: “I’ve contacted the police about the incitement to demonstrate at a Hindu temple in my constituency tomorrow. “Anyone thinking of demonstrating should stay away and recognise that hate crimes carry jail sentences. Hindus should not go to “defend”…

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Villagers living in Goth Ibrahim Khan village, Sindh, Pakistan have been using our new pump installed on 4th September 2022 – on 22nd September we installed a plaque.. The pump replaces one that was previously in a local Muslim village that has been destroyed in the recent historic deluge that killed over 1300 people and affected 33 million people. This is the first pump we installed however a second has already been installed in another village and a third project will begin shortly.  We will update you on these projects next week. We intend to install many more to help…

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A Christian girl was abducted  from her home on 17th July 2022 from the village of Haloki in Kasur.  The kidnapping took place at around 5pm while Muqadas Labha was washing dishes and many neighbors witnessed the abduction causing alarm in the community. Later it was discovered that Muqadas Labha (15 yrs) was abducted by Muhammad Naveed (35 yrs) from Okara district, 150km away.  He had an accomplice name Muhammad Babar (32 yrs) who was also from the same village  as Muqadas – Haloki. The abductor was known by the family because he had been providing work experience to Muqadas’s…

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A young Christian man from  Zafar Wali in Sambrial died while in the custody of police during a brutal interrogation involving violent torture.  Bashir Masih (52 yrs) now becomes the 7th Christian man killed in a Police station during a rough interrogation since 2009. On 17th September around 7.30am Assistant Sub iInspector (ASI) Ghulam Murtaza and Police Constable Azmat Ali arrested Bashir Masih from a school bus he was driving in Zafar Wali, and took him to Model Police Station Sambrial. Bashir Masih worked as a rickshaw driver and School bus driver.  He worked endless hours to feed his family…

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After a recent article of our stirred up both negative and positive responses from some of our supporters, we convinced Revd Darrell a member of the Anglican clergy and a long-term supporter of our group, to write about climate change and the Church.  You may not all agree with the contents but we share it with you to further stimulate a conversation, that we might all grow and learn together.  Either way it is a very interesting and informed read. Read about British Asian Christian Association’s flood relief programme in Pakistan (here) I am a sometime supporter of the BACA. …

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East Leicester has become the scene of a war between two faiths.  Hundreds of Hindu and Muslim men and youths in their teens and early twenties have been slugging it out, over a cricket match and a number of simmering issues over the last few months, at least. Breaking News 25th.09.2022: A further Riot occurred in Birmingham with 200 Muslims outside a Birmingham Hindu Temple on 20th September, and plans for a similar protest/riot outside a Hindu Temple in the London Borough of Brent have been condemned by the local MP. Read more (here) In a BBC report it has…

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Pakistan has suffered it’s worst floods in known history.  The floods are a result of record torrential rainfall, melting glaciers in the nations northern mountains and to some degree form the uncoordinated release of water from dams in India.  Read more (here). https://youtu.be/6eUrNu49Yr4 The UN children’s agency UNICEF have warned in particular about the impact of these floods on children, they said: “When a sudden onset emergency such as an earthquake or hurricane strikes, it’s children who suffer first and suffer most. As well as the immediate, devastating impacts – loss of life, destruction of homes and communities – the…

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A monstrous deluge during this years monsoon in Pakistan has left the nation facing a humanitarian disaster of epic proportions. Read more (here). A statement by Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari (5th September), World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, read: “Over 1290 lives lost and 12,500 people injured. Over 33 million affected, including over 6.4 million in dire need of humanitarian aid. Almost 634,000 displaced people living in camps. “Over 1460 health facilities affected, of which 432 are fully damaged and 1028 are partially damaged. Access to health care facilities, health care workers and essential medicines and medical…

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Since mid-June 2022, tens of thousands of people in Pakistan have been forced to flee their homes following deadly floods across Pakistan (click here). British Asian Christian Association were working in Goth Ibrahim Khan village (click here)  serving Christians and Hindus forgotten (click here) by the Pak-Government and Muslim aid agencies. After some day we were informed by Pastor Musa that another community of Christians in the village of Kipro Sanghar were also homeless and hapless due to the record-breaking deluge. Although the Sindh Government is trying to reach as many people affected by the recent deluge to provide aid…

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