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Pakistani Christian in Holland presented memorandum during peaceful protest against Murree and Taxila incidents. PCP report by Watson Gill and Samson Shahzad.

Its very important and unique protest staged by the Pakistani Christians in Holland that they observed the Independence Day of Pakistan as the Black Day in Holland on August 14. To mark the protest against the laws turning them to be second-class citizens in the state.

The Pakistan Christians vow

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Adoption of Objective Resolution as preamble of constitution was mistake. Nazir Bhatti<br>Christian live in fear in Pakistan on live interviews to Caravan Radio Canada and WMCA Radio NY

He said that this constitution preamble encouraged the military ruler Zia Ul Haq to introduce the Prohibition and HUD ordinance of president order no4 of 1979 to implement Islamic laws. In the light of this preamble the majority of Muslim sects planned to introduce their own laws causing conflict am

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Ayub Masih acquitted by Supreme Court of Pakistan after six years under blasphemy.<br>By Robin Fernandez. PCP Karachi Bureau report.

Ayub Masih, 31, had been living in prison for almost six years, although his sentencing was widely challenged by human rights groups, Christian clergymen and lay persons. Within nine days of Masih's sentencing on April 27, 1998, Catholic Bishop of Faisalabad John Joseph committed suicide to protest

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"Terrorist attacks not tolerable on Pakistani Christians". Demonstrators chant slogans before UN New York. PCP report.

Talking to the PCP, the chief of PCA and IF Mr. William Shahzad and Nisar Khan said that despite of Pakistani missions in New York to threaten the Pakistani Christians that names of demonstrators shall be forwarded to the government of Pakistan for action against their relatives in Pakistan and demo

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Attacks on Churches are terrorist act of AlQaeda. Aftab Christopher, PCP Islamabad Bureau chief in interview with BBC:

BBC: How many Christians are there in Pakistan?

Chris: There are 15 million Christians in Pakistan. We are the largest minority in Pakistan.

BBC: What the government doing to protect Christians?

Chris: The government is taking all out steps to protect lives and property of the Christians

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Rev. Patrick Augustine to meet President Mushraf to present the case of Christians in Pakistan.<br>PCP special report.

The Christians leaders in Pakistan and abroad have heart heartedly welcomed the mission of Rev. Patrick Augustine when four Bishops of the Bishops Conferences of Pakistan are in US now a days and campaigning for the forthcoming elections in Pakistan after their bargains with Muslim religious politic

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We condemn terrorist attack on Taxila Church. Salamat Akhter. Robin Fernandez, PCP report

Witnesses told reporters who reached the site Friday that the assailants announced they were from the violence-racked city of Karachi. They were quoted as saying that more Christian institutions would be Targeted in the days to come--chilling words that were uttered earlier by the slain suspects in

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4 killed in Taxila missionary hospital grenade attack

According to hospital sources, one of the attackers who was standing by the hospital guard talking signalled his accomplices when he saw worshippers coming out of the chapel after finishing their morning prayers.

The accomplices upon receiving the signal hurled explosives at the worshippers kill

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Protest rally at UNO New York against Murree Christian School massacre on August 13.<br>PCP report.

The recent terrorists act is the third ever incident of attacks on the innocent Christian worshipers in Pakistan. According to the Impatient Friends, Pakistani Christian association in North America, Pakistani American Christian coalition and Pakistan Christian Congress their leaders shall present m

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Attack on Christian missionary school leaves six dead<br>By Robin Fernandez and Moazzam

A spokesman for the Murree Christian School counted three school workers including a retired teacher and Two security guards among the dead. A passerby was also shot dead. All the schoolchildren and members of the teaching staff are safe, the spokesman said.

Built in 1956, Murree Christian Scho

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Mockery with Minority in Democracy. Bishop Nasir.

In January 2002 the minority community was deprived the right of electing their own representatives. Now the minorities have been given representation in National and Provincial Assemblies.

How the minorities will get the representation is the strangest thing one can ever imagine. First we will

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Government to clarify the elections of reserved minority's seats. Nazir Bhatti.

Mr. Bhatti said that dual voting system have been under considerations of the previous government for the minorities because the majority party in the house have imposed the leaders of their own choices from the minorities and in the PPP government of 1973, the such new faces were imposed who were e

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Minorities reserved seats restored after Christian's strong protest. PCP Report.

It's the very first success by the general Christian leaders of Pakistan that the government was forced to restore the reserved minority seats in parliament. Pakistan Christian was the first to launch campaigns against these amendments. According to the PCP correspondents in Karachi and Islamabad, t

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Dr Ruth Pfau, a Catholic nun in Pakistan who led the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Center, honored with Public Service 2002 Ramon Magsaysay Award.

The Awardees are:

Hilario Davide, Jr., Chief Justice of the Philippines' Supreme Court, for Government Service. Chief Justice Davide is being recognized for "his life of principled citizenship in profound service to democracy and the rule of law in the Philippines."

Dr. Ruth Pfau, a Catholic n

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Historic Kotri church in court battle with squatter shops.<br>By Robin Fernandez. PCP.

Fr. Ilyas Gill, a Franciscan priest posted at the Kotri church, said some construction workers approached him on 11 April 2002, and sought his permission to tear down a row of shops built in front of the church and then rebuild them. "I told them the shopkeeper himself must come and talk about the i



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