HEAD LINE NEWS - 2023
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VOA’s Madeeha Anwar denies filing complaint against appointment of Pakistan journalist Ovais Tohid

Washington DC: (By Ahmmar Mustikhan) Under federal law a non-citizen cannot be appointed to a position for which a qualified U.S citizen is available. Ovais Tohid was initially poised to become chief of Urdu service but is now an advisor



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Dr Ruth Pfau the first non-Muslim to have a state-burial in Pakistan

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry) Ruth Pfau, was a German nun who devoted her life to combatting leprosy in Pakistan.



She went to Karachi in 1960 and spent over half a century taking care of some of the country’s sickest and poorest people.



Dr Ruth Pfau, i

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HRFP welcomes the court orders to let Hoorab Bashart go home; she got free!

Faisalabad: Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) welcomes the local court orders to police for Hoorab Basharat safe returns to home from Dar-Ul-Aman, a women shelter. 



Hoorab, a Christian girl, aged 12 resident of district Faisalabad, Pakistan was in Dar-Ul-Aman from 17 February, 202

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Soojal’s mother died of grief after his 10 Y/O brother was sodomised and killed – now this orphan can read!

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry) A former illiterate Christian orphan – the only surviving member of his family, after his 10 year old brother Badil Masih was sodomized and killed by Muslim employers, is showing good progress in his education.   



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Pastor shares video of plight of Ukrainians after one year of war; global fears rise after shelling near Europe’s largest nuclear reactor

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry) War rages on between Russia and Ukraine which passed beyond a year’s duration since the invasion on February 24th 2022.



British Asian Christian Association has been providing aid to Ukrainians in Odessa since the outset of the war v

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Surge in visitors to our ‘Meals for the Needy’ project suggest that coping with the economy is getting harder

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry) British Asian Christian Association, has noticed a surge in visitors to our ‘Meals for the Needy’ project based at Clementswood Community Centre in Ilford.



To help struggling families to cope with the economy and our regular h

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Durdana Mustikhan pays homage to aunt killed in the name of honor; gives award at Kiran Foundation

Pakistan: (By Ahmar Mustikhan) This year at least 50 people, mostly women, have been killed in the name of honor in feudal dominated Sindh province. Just saying hello to member of the opposite sex may get the man, woman killed.



Winners of Zaratoon Faqir Muhammad Durra Khan Award: Umm-I-

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Bomb survivor Aleeza had a successful implementation of a new limb for 2023.

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry. And Juliet Chowdhry) We are happy to announce that she has now had the new leg cast and it was fitted on 19th February 2023.  Aleeza and is displaying great mobility again and we share a video below.  We thank all donors that contributed to this wo

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New clothes, new shoes and a new live-in Nanny for orphans of brutal brick-kiln slave blasphemy killings

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry) Christmas is the time when children across the world receive gifts and the custom in Pakistan is for them to be gifted new clothes and shoes, usually from their parents.



BACA has always been deeply concerned about the needs of the childre

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Police will prioritise freedom of speech under new hate incident guidance

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry) New statutory guidance on the recording of so-called non-crime hate incidents will ensure police prioritise freedom of expression, the Home Secretary has announced.



Under a new draft code of practice laid before Parliament today, the poli

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Pak-Christian child of 8 years sodomized and then vitriolized – One Muslim culprit has been arrested the other is a fugitive

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry) The disfigured remains of a Christian child were found in a playground, in the area of Khaliq Nagar,  Lahore, on Sunday.



Forensic examination of the remains has led investigators to believe the child was sodomized, killed and hi

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We’re 15 years old we make mistakes, but giving death threats for damaging a religious book is illogical?

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry) A shocked teenager has joined many voices in condemning the recent death threats to 4 school boys suspended from a West Yorkshire school, for allegedly desecrating the Koran.



The boys faced death threats and in a video shared by the Daily

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Combating Islamophobia at the UN Significant Development: Dr. Fai

New York: Today, (March 10, 2023) the United Nations observed the First International Day to Combat Islamophobia. It was chaired by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, as the Chair of OIC and addressed among others by Antonio Guterres, the Secretary General of the United Nations, Csaba Kőrösi, the Presi

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HRFP observed Women Day 2023 on “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality” and Minority Women issues!

Faisalabad:  Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) observed International Women's Day under the UN theme of “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality” and the Minority Women issues. This year the minority women and youth belonging to different fields of lives

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On International Women’s Day, PPF calls attention to attacks on women journalists; the safety of women journalists must be ensured

 Pakistan: (PPF) As the world observes International Women’s Day, Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) calls attention to the attacks, harassment and abuse that women journalists in Pakistan face and urges the need for tackling such attacks on women in the media. The safety — both phy

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Student who innovated to continue her DofE Award during COVID-19 pandemic finally receives Gold Award

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry) A Pakistani Christian student achieved her Duke of Edinburgh scheme (click here), Gold Award at 18 Y/O despite the pandemic lockdown preventing many from achieving their goal.



Initially, Hannah Chowdhry (19 yrs) set her heart on simply ac

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Grand-daughter of Ex-Hindu-cum-Indian Presbyterian Minister becomes UK’s first Pakistani woman Priest

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry) On Saturday 11th February, At St James Church in Alperton, Reverend Amelia Jacob launched the release of her book ‘The Priest from Pakistan,’ an account of her journey of faith.



The event was presided over by Rev’d Ali T

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Remembering Esther John (1929 – 1960)

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry)  We share an account of the remarkable life of Esther John who was chosen to represent South Asian Christians amongst the Ten Modern Day Martyrs, above Westminster Abbey’s Great West Door.  These ten statues represent Chri

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man threatens to Islamist hate speech after publicly Police investigate urinate on Bible

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry) A video that was shared on Tick Tok by an Islamist who threatened to urinate on a Bible in a public place, has caused a lot of hurt amongst Christians.



The video began to be shared virally across social media especially after Matthew Sule

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HRFP raised for establishing mechanism, after mob attack on accused of blasphemy in Nakana Sahib, Pakistan:

Police fled from the station. On duty police officials have been suspended. The prime minister and authorities' notices and ordered for inquiry. 



Few videos of the incident are viral on social media that showed how the mob attacked and accused being dragged to roads and killed.

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Muslim mob lynch and burn blasphemy accused sorcerer in Pakistan

London;   (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry) A mob of hundreds estimated at 800 Muslims stormed a police station in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab province.The mob managed to snatch a blasphemy suspect from his cell and take him outside  of a police station, where

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Christian woman has acid thrown over face after refusing romantic advance of Muslim neighbour

London: (Hannah Chowdry and Juliet Chowdhry) A young Christian woman of only 19 years of age had acid thrown onto her face in response to rejection of the romantic advances of a Muslim man.



 



The young nurse was being harassed by her Muslim neighbour for several years and

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HRFP demands for the immediate recovery of juvenile Christian girl Hoorab Basharat, is abducted:

Faisalaba: Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) demands for the recovery of another abductedChristian girl Hoorab Basharat aged 12 resident of chak 7 in district Faisalabad, Pakistan.



Hoorab Basharat was kidnapped and converted to Islam on 28 December 2022 by a nearby Muslim shopkeeper Mu

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4 Occultists arrested and charged for ritual killing of Diya Bheel. In Pakistan

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry) Four Occultists have been charged  for the ritual killing of Diya Bheel, a mother of five who was gang-raped, skinned and beheaded on Boxing Day 2022, in Sanghar, Sindh, Pakistan.



Amongst those charged with the crime is her own

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Berserk students riot at Pak-College over alleged blasphemy – demand death of a teacher!

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry ad Juliet Chowdhry) A rampant crowd of Muslim students destroyed college property after a teacher was accused of blasphemithe companions of MuIn video footage obtained from Facebook, students can be seen destroying school buses, chairs, marching through college propert

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Pakistani Christian refugees and asylum seekers fled Bangkok during resumption of immigration raids

London:  (By Hannah  Chowdhry an Juliet  chowdhry) In December 2022, the Royal Thai Government began their first national immigration crackdown since the COVID-19 pandemic.  As Pakistani Christians are the largest asylum seeker community in the country they

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UK Muslim threatens to publicly urinate on Bible in challenge to Christians

London: (By Hannah Chowdry and Juliet Chowdry( A Christian apologist named Matthew Suleman from Pakistan has recently shared a detestable video on Facebook, in which a Muslim man states that he will urinate on the Christian Bible at a major junction in the UK.  



In the same vi

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Pakistan’s notoriously draconian Blasphemy laws now even stricter

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet chowdhry) The National Assembly of Pakistan have ratified the Criminal Laws (Amendment) Act 2023 at session on 17th January 2023.



The new laws now enhance the minimum punishment for those who insult the companions, wives and family members of Muham

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Pakistan: Christian Guava farmer killed by Muslim gang for stopping fruit theft and destruct

LONDON: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry) The patriarch was shot dead before his family, after he asked the trespassers on his orchard to stop stealing fruit.



After shooting the farmer the men threatened the frightened Christian family with death if they told the police, then lau

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Karachi: Female Christian official for Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) threatened with blasphemy death by a Muslim colleague over parking dispute

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry)  Saleem while he threatened Samina Mushtaq taken as screenshot from video



A Christian widow who heads the Immediate Clearance Group (ICG), cargo-crew security team at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, for Pakistan’s C

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Despite international outrage, Pak-Authorities return to Islamabad slums and wipe out remaining Christian homes

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chodhry) Islamabad’s Capital Development Authority demolished 115 houses of Christian Slum dwellers, but left Muslim homes standing.



The demolition took place, despite Islamabad High Court and the Supreme Court of Pakistan having previously r

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Ukrainian people celebrate Christmas despite Russian attempts to plunge them into darkness

London: (By Hannah Chowdhryand Juuliet Chowdhry)  he people of Odessa and other cities in Ukraine were plunged into darkness from 11th December, after a large scale Russian drone attack targeted energy infrastructure.  This left 1.5 million people without electricity. &nb

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4 Occultists arrested and charged for ritual killing of Diya Bheel. In Pakistan

London:  (By Hannah Chowdhry and. Juliet Chowdhry) Four Occultists have been charged  for the ritual killing of Diya Bheel, a mother of five who was gang-raped, skinned and beheaded on Boxing Day 2022, in Sanghar, Sindh, Pakistan.



All four suspects have been remanded

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Pakistan: Top marks for miracle child who at 1.5 years of age, survived loss of right leg and bowels in bomb attack!

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry)The attack on Bethel Memorial Methodist Church during a nativity service, killed 9 people. The attack would have been more devastating had it not been for the bravery of volunteer Christian security officers (click here).



Aleeza Masih lost

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HRFP urged authorities to take quick actions against threatening for fake blasphemy charges to Christian female officer in Karachi, Pakistan:

Faisalabad: Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) urged the authorities to take quick action against threatening for fake blasphemy charges to Christian female officer Samina Mushtaq at Karachi Airport during performing the duties; the accuser must be apprehended and prosecuted and provide immediate

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Pakistan: Mother of 5, raped, beheaded and body mutilated in sickening act of sexual depravity

London: (By Hannah Chowdhry and Juliet Chowdhry)A widow of 42, with five young children was gang-raped by five men before they killed her, skinned her alive, chopped of her breasts and beheaded her for good measure.



The horrific sexual violence took place in Sindh Pakistan, where here m

"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

On demand of our readers, I have decided to release E-Book version of "Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" on website of PCP which can also be viewed on website of Pakistan Christian Congress www.pakistanchristiancongress.org . You can read chapter wise by clicking tab on left handside of PDF format of E-Book.

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