Protesters clamour for justice and protection for the victims of the Lahore twin church bombings. Pakistani Christians across the UK made their way to Nottingham to condemn the violence and persecution faced by minorities in Pakistan. Peacemakers brought focus to the Lahore Twin Bomb attack that has currently resulted in 19 deaths and 80 casualties. They […]
Month: March 2015
Shama and Shahzad’s children are in good hands!
Suleman, Sonia and Poonam meet their new nanny, Elizabeth Dildar By Mehwish Bhatti Although it’s a very difficult to find a substitute for a lost mother or father we at the BPCA have tried to do this as best we can, for the darling children of Shama and Shahzad. In the media and charitable frenzy […]
Shama and Shahzad's children are in good hands!
Suleman, Sonia and Poonam meet their new nanny, Elizabeth Dildar By Mehwish Bhatti Although it's a very difficult to find a substitute for a lost mother or father we at the BPCA have tried to do this as best we can, for the darling children of Shama and Shahzad. In the media and charitable frenzy […]
Modern Slavery Act receives Royal Assent
UPDATE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE INDEPENDENT ANTI-SLAVERY COMMISSIONER Modern Slavery Act receives Royal Assent Thursday 26 March 2015 The landmark Modern Slavery Act has today received Royal Assent and will be one of the final pieces of legislation added to […]
Twin Lahore Church bomb attack victims remembered by European Pak-Christians in demonstration before EU Parliament
Over 70 Pak-Christians gathered in a circle A vigil was held outside the European Union Parliament on Friday 27th March 2015 to remember the victims of the Lahore twin church bomb attack that killed 17 people and maimed a further 80 victims. A riot ensued after the explosions, after Christians in a frenzied hysteria failed to […]
Christians complain about forced police Jizya tax in retribution for killing of two Muslim men
A locked, empty house in Youhanabad: a common sight during these times of great fear! By Mehwish Bhatti Police have arrested 106 Christians as part of their clampdown on the recent rioting after the twin Lahore bomb attack states Pakistan Today, a Pakistan daily. In the report click here they identify the two men who have […]
BPCA reponds to needs of victims of Lahore bomb attack
Sister of slain 10 year old, Abishake, is still coming to terms with the loss of her brother. Mehwish is providing counselling and prayers. Sign our petition (click here) Join our peace vigil in Nottingham (click here) Sunday 15th March was another bleak day in the ongoing persecution saga of Pakistani Christians. As Christians were nearing the end […]
Vigil for victims of Lahore twin bomb attack in Nottingham 28th March 2015
A vigil has been organised by Nottingham Asian Christians and the British Pakistani Christian Association. The event will remember the victims of the recent twin bomb attack in Lahore and we will call on the Government of Pakistan to improve it’s poor human rights record. Event: Vigil for Lahore twin bomb attack victims Time: 2pm […]
Watery treat for Pakistan Day decided on UN World Water Day!
Image of the BPCA pump we installed for gang-raped Christian teenagers Sherish and Farzana. We are very pleased to announce that the BPCA has received funds to build five water pumps for the deprived Christian community of Jaranwala. Many living in this community have suffered the ignominy of poor health and regular taunting because of the inability […]
Relief Aid for victims of Lahore bomb attack starts in earnest after pacifying expected Lahore attackers
Mehwish Bhatti prays over coma victim Qaisor Pervez (Chairman Wilson Chowdhry’s extended cousin) one of the brave volunteer security at St James Catholic Church, Lahore. His and other security volunteers’ sacrifices saved hundreds from death and serious injury. Please sign our petition (click here) Dear all, we can draw a deep breath of relief. Church […]