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By The Dispatch On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Pakistan added to State Department’s list of ‘World’s Worst Violators of Religious Freedom’

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) welcomed the State Department’s announcement that it had named 10 “Countries of Particular Concern” (CPCs) for particularly severe religious More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Pakistan: Christian brothers, Qasir and Amoon, sentenced to death under blasphemy laws after website posts

Pakistani Christian brothers Qasir and Amoon have been sentenced to death after being accused of blasphemy. The court of Mr. Javed Iqbal Bosal Additional Sessions Judge of Talagang District Jhelum. photo Kauhajoki.vaakuna.svg The More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Human Rights Day: Pakistan should challenge the blasphemy laws, not entrench them

The Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS-UK) is calling upon the Pakistani Government to take steps to end the misuse of the Blasphemy Laws. The Pakistani Government should use Human Rights Day More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Long Island Woman, Zoobia Shahnaz Pleads Guilty to Providing Support to ISIS

Earlier today, in federal court in Central Islip, Zoobia Shahnaz pleaded guilty to providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (“ISIS”), which has been More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Police arrest Khadim Hussain Rizvi, Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan Party leader, heading Asia Bibi protests

(International Christian Concern) –Authorities in Pakistan have arrested the leader of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan Party, Khadim Hussain Rizvi. Rizvi was responsible for organizing the violent and nationwide More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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CLAAS requests prayers for Sawan Masih’s release

Sawan Masih has been on death row since 2014, and his appeal is fixed to be heard on November 27 by the divisional bench before the Lahore High Court. Sawan Masih was accused by his Muslim friend Shahid Imran of More...

By Nasir Saeed On Friday, November 2nd, 2018
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Pakistan Christians living in fear as Asia Bibi’s acquittal sparks protests by Muslim extremists

The hardliners’ protests following the supreme court’s verdict to acquit Asia Bibi continue. Many roads of all major cities are closed and barricaded, and police and rangers are patrolling to monitor and control More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Pakistan: Mentally Disabled Christian, Yaqoob Bashir Sentenced to Life in Prison

(International Christian Concern) –On September 28, Yaqoob Bashir, a 25-year-old mentally disabled Pakistani Christian, was sentenced to life in prison by the Session and District Court of Mirpurkhas for allegedly More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Nusrat Shaheen, Head Teacher in Pakistan suspended following assault on Christian Student

(International Christian Concern) –Authorities in Pakistan suspended the head teacher of the Government Boys Primary School of District Attock, Punjab Province for assaulting a Christian student and abusing that More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Christian father, Yousaf Ebran claims Pakistan Police are Covering up his Son’s Murder

(International Christian Concern) –The father of a young Christian in Pakistan claims the murder of his son in police custody is now being covered up. Yousaf Ebran, father of Frahan Ebran, claims his son was tortured More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Will the UN speak up for Asia Bibi?

The front page of the United Nations’ website  features an article entitled, “French full-body veil ban, violated women’s freedom of religion: UN Human Rights Committee.” In 2012, two French Muslim women More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Pakistan Christian boy thrown out of classroom for touching water faucet, called ‘Choora’ and beaten

A 13-year-old Pakistani Christian boy was sent out of his classroom for turning off a tap that had been left running. On 16 October the fourth grade student, Sharjeel, was expelled from his class because it was More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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Maryland Rep Jamie Raskin calls for global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws

(International Christian Concern) –Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives, calling for the global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws. The legislation More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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Pakistani court frees Asia Bibi, lifts death sentence, acquitting the Christian woman

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the final appeal for Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death for allegedly committing blasphemy against the prophet More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
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Pakistan: Christian widow Asiya Suneel makes headlines for her business, caring for her 4 kids

(International Christian Concern) –On March 26, the medical staff and security guards of the Services Hospital in Lahore, Pakistan beat and killed Suneel Saleem as a result of discrimination against his Christian More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Pakistan: Muhammad Kamran leads Muslim attackers to loot, burn down Christian’s home and car

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 21, a group of Muslims looted and then burned a Christian family’s home and car in Gujar Khan, Pakistan. More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Thailand’s Immigration Detention Center facing charges of violating human rights

(International Christian Concern) –Bangkok’s infamous Immigration Detention Center is a holding facility in Thailand for people who are caught trying to stay illegally in the country. Only one of 22 facilities, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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ICC and Pakistan’s Christians remember 5th anniversary of All Saints Church bombing, deadliest attack in country’s history

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) and Pakistan’s Christian community are commemorating the martyrs of Peshawar’s All Saints Church bombing five years after the attack. More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Pakistan: Faraz Badar dies after acid attack in Lahore, targeted for being Christian

(International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) learned that Faraz Badar, a 26-year old Christian resident of Gujranwala, died in a Lahore hospital on September 15, 2018. He succumbed More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Pakistan: August was month full of attacks on Christians, including Vickram John, Elwin John and a teen girl who was gang raped

In August of 1947, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, gave his first speech to the constitute assembly. During this speech, he established goals and shared the direction for the new country on the basis More...


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