PAKISTAN: Testimony of Asia Bibi
  • 03 October 2019

“I, Asia Bibi, daughter of Salamat Masih, believe in Jesus”. So begins a video testimony of the Pakistani woman who was formerly sentenced to death for blasphemy but now living in an undisclosed location in Canada. Grateful for the opportunity to begin building a new life for her reunited family, Asia is calling out to […]

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Pakistan: Education for the brick kiln children
  • 30 September 2019

Due to poverty and lack of education, Christians in Pakistan often borrow money from brick kiln owners. They are then required to work, making bricks, to repay the loan. The size of the loan tends to be small, but the terms are designed to keep it growing indefinitely. The family, including children as young as […]

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Bringing Joy in Pakistan
  • 24 September 2019

In 2018, Christmas Care packs were distributed to children of the persecuted church in Pakistan. The packs contained dried fruit, lollies, chocolates, biscuits, savoury snacks, Christian colouring books, colouring pencils and geometry boxes. Given the extreme needs of these families, food packs were also distributed. These packs contained flour, rice, lentils, sugar, cooking oil, vermicelli […]

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PAKISTAN: Tortured to Death by Police
  • 19 September 2019

While investigating an alleged theft, police detained 28-year-old Amir Masih. Four days later, he died in hospital from wounds inflicted by police officers. On 28 August Amir Masih was taken into custody after accusations of theft were made against him by his employer. Two days later, after not returning home, his family discovered that he […]

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PAKISTAN: Series of Sexual Assaults
  • 05 September 2019

Five young Christian girls have been sexually assaulted in different parts of the province of Punjab in just the last two months. Christian women and girls are among Pakistan’s most vulnerable members of society. In many cases, they are considered soft targets for abuse and assault because they are a double minority. To the assailants, […]

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