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August 22, 2019
“The incident was reported to local police, but Hayat and his family claim the police were unwilling to register a First Information Report...
August 18, 2019
Note from the article below that although “the priests have reported the incident to local police who have registered the case (FIR 355/19) and...
August 14, 2019
The kidnapping and forced conversion of girls from Christian and other religious minority communities in Pakistan is a sadly recurring phenomenon....
August 3, 2019
This is a sadly recurring phenomenon, and most of the victims claim that Pakistani police force frequently refuse to help the victims, and even side...
July 22, 2019
Asia Bibi was on death row for years in Pakistan for saying to a group of Muslim women: “I’m not going to convert. I believe in my religion and in...
July 19, 2019
“By turning it into a religious conflict, the Muslims involved hope the Christians would stop speaking out for their property rights.”...
July 15, 2019
Rashid Masih, a community leader in the neighborhood, said: “It is actually a matter of property dispute. The complainant is misusing the blasphemy...
July 8, 2019
“According to FIR #353/19, registered at the Bahawalnagar police station, Mushtaq and Asghar have been accused of receiving blasphemous...
March 28, 2019
It is a sadly recurring phenomenon, and not just in Pakistan: “To compound the matter, the majority of victims claim that Pakistan’s police...
February 28, 2019
Note the mob violence that ensued, resulting in damage to a church and Christian homes. Stories such as this one are all too common in Pakistan,...
February 27, 2019
“We have found that with many of the cases within UNHCR in Bangkok, there are denials because there is an unreasonable standard and burden of proof...
February 22, 2019
Over two million Christians, including a small and courageous community of Orthodox Christians, live in Pakistan, and their existence is precarious...
January 29, 2019
We are grateful to Almighty God for this second exoneration of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who was held in prison on death row for eight years on...
January 28, 2019
Asia Bibi was acquitted of blasphemy by the Pakistani Supreme Court after spending eight years in prison on death row. Now her case is being...
January 23, 2019
The most notorious of these cases is that of Asia Bibi, who, despite having been acquitted of blasphemy by the Pakistani Supreme Court, is now in...
January 7, 2019
Pakistan is home to over two million Christians, including a small and courageous community of Orthodox Christians, under the spiritual jurisdiction...
December 17, 2018
There are about 500 Orthodox Christians in Pakistan. “The Orthodox Mission in Pakistan (OMP) was officially established in 2005, under the...
December 12, 2018
There are over two million Christians in Pakistan. All of them, Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant, face a daily risk of persecution and harassment....
November 25, 2018
Asia Bibi has been acquitted of blasphemy by the Pakistani Supreme Court. Before that, she spent eight years in prison on death row. Please keep her...
November 10, 2018
Please keep Asia Bibi in your prayers: this is an especially dangerous time for her. Many people who have been accused of blasphemy in Pakistan have...