Basharat Khokhar, Tahir Naveed Chaudhary and Zafar Bhatti’s Family By – Shamim Masih ISLAMABAD: Zafar Bhatti accused of blasphemy case confined in the Central Jail Adiala Rawalpindi, is perfectly fine and fit, says his wife Nawab Bibi after visiting him the jail on September 29, 2014. She is thankful to Tahir Naveed Chaudhary, Chairman Pakistan […]
Month: September 2014
The Targeting of "Minority" Others In Pakistan Taliban
An excerpt from “the targeting of ‘ Minority’ others in Pakistan” A copy of the letter obtained by International Christian Concern (ICC) in October 2009 warned “Christians to convert to Islam, pay Jizya tax (an Islamic tax imposed on religious minorities) or leave the country. If Christians refuse[d] to accept the choices given to them, […]
Muslim Blasphemy victim shot in Adalia Jail – fears grow over safety for Zafar Bhatti a Christian victim of the same laws incarcerated in the same jail!
Rawalpindi: (Shamim Masih) – Asghar Ali victim of blasphemy case was shot by the police constable within the premises of Central Jail Adayla Rawalpindi this morning. According to reports, Asghar Ali s/o Hakam Dad, A Muslim by faith and victim of the notorious blasphemy laws (Section 295-C) of Pakistan, case FIR No. 665/10 PS Sadiqabad, […]
The Targeting of "Minority" Others In Pakistan
Image via charismanews The extent of the targeting of Christians, noted Gregory in a 2008 report, “is instructive because it shows that violence against Christians is widespread across the whole of Pakistan, from Muree in the North to Karachi in the South and from Lahore in the East to Peshawar in the West. It shows […]
Church leader calls on UN to “recognise genocide against Christians”
ACN News: Friday, 19th September 2014 – IRAQ/UN With pictures of the UN meeting © Aid to the Church in Need By John Newton and Oliver Maksan THE leaders of Iraq’s Christians have called on the United Nations to urgently address the growing refugee crisis before a freezing winter forces displaced Christians to leave the […]
Professor of Islam killed for calling of emancipation of women!
By Mustaq Gill, Lahore: A professor of Islam known for his liberal religious views, was gunned down in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Karachi. The incident took place on Thursday 18th September 2014, after a Madrassah issued a Fatwa (Islamic Decree) relating to alleged blasphemy and apostasy against him. Dr.Auj had issued controversial fatwas (religious decrees) declaring […]
The immensely popular Left Behind novel and movie series, along with non-fiction books advocating the ‘blessed hope’ of the rapture are believed by many evangelicals to be the only truly biblical understanding of the end times. Tim LaHaye, co-author of the Left Behind series and leading spokesman for the ‘pre-trib’ movement touts a much-imitated chart […]
Mammoth Steppes Festival
Image of Ilford Mammoth at Natural History Museum. BPCA is co-hosting a celebration of the mammoth remains uncovered in our local borough of Redbridge in 1864. Whether you believe in seven literal days for creation or seven periods of time, it is impossible to discount the existence of mammoths. The BPCA does not believe […]
Pakistani Christians demand right to travel to Israel
By Nasir Bhatti Pakistan Christian Post Karachi: September 15, 2014. (PCP) The Secretary General of Gods People Fellowship of Pakistan GPFP, Mr. Ashraf P Butt have stressed upon government of Islamic Republic of Pakistan to award special permissions to millions of Pakistani Christians, a biggest religious minority of state, to pilgrimage and to perform their […]
Pakistan floods devastate several Christian villages – Emergency aid required immediately.
By Shamim Masih BPCA correspondent in Islamabad Incessant rains have killed hundreds of people and damaged thousands of houses throughout Pakistan. Over 500 roads have been submerged and the last body count, which is by no means accurate, suggest at least 340 people have been killed. Since 9th September persistent rains and the release of water […]