Excerpt from the Targeting of “Minority Others” in Pakistan With a population estimated at over 187 million and as the fifth most populous country in the world and the second most populous country with a Muslim majority Pakistan has been experiencing a major human rights crisis in recent years. Minority Rights Group International, in its […]
Month: June 2014
The Targeting of minority "Others" in Pakistan "Who this book is for"
Excerpt from the Targeting of “Minority Others” in Pakistan In this highly politicised context in which human rights violations against the ‘minority Other’ have been taking place in Pakistan, and many asylum seekers and human rights campaigners have been – and are being – targeted for deportation and/or criminalisation in the UK for exposing the […]
Christian politician assassinated by own bodyguard
A Pakistani Christian politician, an MPA in the Balochistan Provincial Assembly Mr Handery Masih, was assassinated outside his home by his own bodyguard today. He died of his injuries in hospital shortly after. His nephew was also injured in the assault by bodyguard Ghulam Mohi-ud-din, according to reports from the scene. The exact motivation for […]
The Targeting of "Minority" Others In Pakistan 12 year old Shazia Bashir
Rape and murder victim Shazia Bashir was presented to her mother. Some lawyers groups are, to all intents and purposes, Muslim extremist pressure groups in themselves, whom police are often afraid to go against, as witnessed in last year’s case of the 12 year old Shazia Bashir, a Christian girl who was raped, beaten and […]
Vigil for Meriam Ibrahim brought people of good conscience together.
Lyn Julius leader of Harif a group that represents Middle Eastern and North African Jews and Wilson Chowdhry Chair of the BPCA stand united against oppression of Minorities. Sign our petition for Meriam Ibrahim (click here) Today (Friday 6th June 2014) Christians of all diversities and humanitarians from other Minority Groups met outside the Sudanese […]
WITNESS FOR MERIAM AT SUDANESE EMBASSY 6/6/14
The BPCA will be collaborating with Christian Voice to hold a witness for Meriam Ibrahim outside the Sudanese Embassy on Friday 6th June 2014 from 2pm to 4pm. Sign our petition here: (click here) This is despite false reports of Meriam’s imminent release. The address of the Sudanese Embassy is 3 Cleveland Row, St. James, […]
Excerpt from the targeting of "Minority Others" in Pakistan "Uk Border Agency"
The UK Border Agency rejected his assertion that his family had been threatened and his brother beaten by militants looking for him. In other words, they think it was made up. One of the reasons they gave for disbelieving him is that his family also never went to the authorities. The fixation the BA official […]