PAKISTAN: Arzoo Raja to remain in refuge until aged 18 Posted on24NOV2020 On 23 November, the Sindh High Court ordered that 13-year-old Christian Arzoo Raja remain in a state-run women’s refuge until she reaches the age of 18. She has been staying in the refuge since she was rescued from her abductor Ali Azhar (44), who tookContinue reading “THE ENORMITY OF A CHILD ABDUCTION IN PAKISTAN”

Sawan Masih Pakistan

Christian Sentenced to Death for ‘Blasphemy’ in Pakistan Acquitted False allegation destroyed Christian area in 2013. October 6, 2020 By Our Pakistan Correspondent – Leave a Comment Muslim mobs attacked a Christian area of Lahore, Pakistan after false blasphemy allegation in March 2013. (M. Ali photo) LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – A Christian sentenced to death in Pakistan on blasphemyContinue reading “Sawan Masih Pakistan”

Ashfaq Masih, Shagufta and Shafquat in Pakistan

CHRISTIAN PRISONERS UNDER BLASPHEMY LAW Pakistan Zafar Bhatti (56) has been in prison in Rawalpindi, Punjab province, since July 2012, when he was charged with sending blasphemous text messages. The phone in question was not registered to him and he denies the charge. In May 2017, he was sentenced to life imprisonment for blasphemy. HeContinue reading “Ashfaq Masih, Shagufta and Shafquat in Pakistan”

Zafar Bhatti’s lawyers encouraged by outcome of High Court hearing in Pakistan

UPDATE: Zafar Bhatti’s lawyers encouraged by outcome of High Court hearing in Pakistan Members of the legal team acting for seriously ill Pakistani Christian Zafar Bhatti were encouraged today, 10 September, by the response of the High Court in Lahore to their request for bail on medical grounds and an early hearing against his conviction for “blasphemy”.Continue reading “Zafar Bhatti’s lawyers encouraged by outcome of High Court hearing in Pakistan”

Another wicked blasphemy accusation.

NABEEL MASIH Posted on16SEP2020 Nabeel Masih (20) has been in prison in Pakistan since September 2016, when he was accused of liking and sharing a Facebook post that allegedly “defamed and disrespected” the Kaaba in Mecca. At the time of his arrest, Nabeel was only 16 and illiterate. He said Muslim friends set up theContinue reading “Another wicked blasphemy accusation.”

Young Pakistani Christian woman working as maid beaten by employers for refusing to convert to Islam

A young Pakistani Christian woman working as a domestic servant was beaten by her employers, and later accused of theft, after she refused to convert to Islam. Eighteen-year-old Anika Shehzad is from a poor family and took the live-in job for a monthly wage of 5,000 Pakistani Rupees (£23; $30; €25) in order to help supportContinue reading “Young Pakistani Christian woman working as maid beaten by employers for refusing to convert to Islam”

Another wicked spurious Pakistani blasphemy case.

PAKISTAN: Christian father of four sentenced to death for blasphemy                   Death sentence for Pakistani Christian accused of blasphemy A Christian who has been held in custody awaiting trial since 2013 has been sentenced to death by a court in Pakistan. Asif Pervaiz, aged 37, was accusedContinue reading “Another wicked spurious Pakistani blasphemy case.”

Machhi (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan-unreached with gospel.

Machhi (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan pronounced: mah-CHEE “Machhi” refers to fish, and the Machhi people have a history of being fishermen. Most of the Muslim Machhi live in Pakistan, but there are some in northwest India as well. They have three subgroups: the Sial, Wajan and Sanjri. Inherited property is usually shared by the sonsContinue reading “Machhi (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan-unreached with gospel.”

Mochi people Pakistan

  Unreached of the Day: Mochi (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan  From Joshua Project Mochi (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan pronounced: MOH-cheeIf you were to purchase any sort of saddle or leather shoes in Nepal, northern India or Pakistan, chances are good that it was put together by a Mochi. The name “Mochi” comes from the Sanskrit mochikaContinue reading “Mochi people Pakistan”

Another unreached people-the Dhobi of Pakistan

Unreached of the Day: Dhobi (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan  Dhobi (Muslim traditions) in Pakistan pronounced: DOH-beeThe Dhobi are a large collective community of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal. They derive their name from the Sanskrit term dahv which means ‘wash’. The Dhobi are traditionally the clothes washers. They are a scheduled caste in many ofContinue reading “Another unreached people-the Dhobi of Pakistan”