PAKISTAN: Minorities Claim they Were Refused Aid Due to their Religious Identities
  • 01 April 2020

Claims of a charity in Pakistan refusing to serve food aid to Christians and Hindus went viral on social media on Sunday. The story brought into sharp focus the discrimination minorities in Pakistan often face due to their religious identities in the midst of crisis. News of the discriminatory incident went viral on Facebook after […]

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PAKISTAN: Persecution of Christians Continues
  • 12 March 2020

Twenty-five Christians are in prison for blasphemy, six with death sentences. They include Shafqat and his wife, Shagufta. On 8 April the Christian couple will have their appeal heard by the Lahore Court of Appeal. Sentenced to death in 2014, the court found them guilty of sending blasphemous texts to an Islamic cleric, even though […]

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Project: Christmas Care 2019
  • 05 March 2020

Christmas Care 2019 brought much needed hope to children in Cameroon, Nigeria, Pakistan and Jordan. More than 300 Christmas Care packs were distributed in Far North, North and Southwest regions of Cameroon. Eighty per cent of children who received the packs had been through the terrors of an attack by Boko Haram and 20% were […]

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PAKISTAN: Christian Tortured to Death for Bathing in Muslims’ Well
  • 05 March 2020

Saleem Masih, a 22-year-old Pakistani Christian, was severely tortured by a Muslim landlord in Pakistan’s Kasur District because he used the landlord’s tube-well to bathe. Three days later, on 28 February, Saleem died at Lahore General Hospital due to the severity of his injuries. On 25 February, Saleem was working as a day labourer in […]

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PAKISTAN: Abducted Christian Teenage Girl is Rescued
  • 20 February 2020

Pakistani Christian Sneha, 14, of Bahar Colony, Lahore, was kidnapped last month but has since been rescued and reunited with her family. Sneha is the youngest daughter of Sabir Masih. She was a student of 9th Standard at Franciscan Girls High School, and in the evening, she also attended a local academy for tuition to prepare […]

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