Wilson Chowdhry presenting BPCA report on Thailand to Peter Trotter at the UNHCR in September 2015. In January 2016 the BBC released a 1 hour documentary on the torrid situation faced by Pakistani Christian asylum seekers in Thailand. They highlighted how thousands of Pakistani Christians have fled to flee persecution including the rape and forced […]
Month: June 2016
BPCA organise solicitor for release of Pervaiz Masih and exoneration of innocent congregation.
Advocate Rana Hafeez receives his fee from Kanwal Amar BPCA legal officer. BPCA have appointed solicitor Rana Hafeez to challenge for freedom for Pervaiz Masih and exoneration of the church congregation at Christian life Ministries Church in Faisalabad, who were falsely accused of a blasphemy. Our officer Kanwal Amar a former Tehsil councillor paid the […]
Gang-raped sisters now fraudulently accused of theft while cleaning
They say lightening never strikes twice, though for Pakistani Christians this old adage means nothing. One irrefutable truth is that there is no place of safety for Pakistani Christians – their unremitting persecution can and will strike at any time and repeatedly. Recently two sisters under the care of the BPCA were accused of stealing […]
Pakistani Christian farmer shot in hand after demanding his share of crop sale profit!
A 50 year old Christian farmer who had partnered with some Muslim friends in growing carrots commercially, was shot in his hand and forced to watch while his family were beaten and molested before him. The attack occurred after he asked for his fair share of the sales profits. Manzoor Masih a father of 10 […]
Persecuted by the persecuted! No hope for Pakistani Christians
BPCA travelled to visit beleaguered Christians in Chenab Nagar after surprising persecution via the Ahmadi community living there. In a rare case of the Ahmadi community in Pakistan behaving like mainstream Muslims towards Christians, BPCA hoped to intervene. A dispute began earlier this month when the Ahmadi community seized half of a Christian graveyard. Apparently […]
UN ID cards provide false hope of safety – 12 further arrests of Pak-Christians in 2 weeks has shattered morale.
Shahid Latif (RIP) A dozen Pakistani Christians have been arrested over the last few weeks in Thaialnd. Among the arrested are a partially paralyzed man and a pregnant woman, and there is fear in the community that their health will be compromised under the brutal conditions of the Immigration Detention Centre. Amongst those arrested are […]
Increasing violence on Women in Pakistan Leads to 10 Downing Street Protest
International Sindhi Women Organisation, British Pakistani Christian Association and Hindu Human Rights Group held a collaborative peaceful demonstration in front of 10 Downing Street, London, on Saturday 19th June 2016. A petition was submitted to Prime Minister David Cameron calling for action against the increasing human rights violations against women in Pakistan. Campaigners decided to […]
Brick Kiln worker bashed because he sought fair pay!
A Christian brick-kiln laborer was brutally beaten after he demanded his full wages on Sunday 20th June 2016. 19 year old Nadeem Masih had been working for in excess of 12 months at a brick kiln, located at Chuniyaan District in the city of Kasur. During his pre-contract discussion with the kiln manager Nadeem Masih […]
Police slap and beat Pastor before congregation for over exuberant worship
Parishioners at a church in Lahore were abruptly forced to stop their worship, when a Police officer shouted at them whilst yielding a gun and began to beat their Pastor before their eyes. United Pentecostal Church located at Fazlia Colony were thirty minutes into their 11:30 service, when 4 emergency Police officers responding to a […]
Teenage girl dead after Christian honour killing
A Christian man from Sialkot has murdered his sister in cold blood after she spoke of marrying her boyfriend whom the family did not approve. The attack took place at around 10pm on Friday June 10th 2016. During a fit of rage, Anum Masih (19 years) was bludgeoned to death with a piece of wood […]