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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Son of Slain Governor, Shaan Taseer Claims ‘There are 200 More Asia Bibis’ in Pakistan

(International Christian Concern) –Shaan Taseer, son of the assassinated Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, claimed that there are more than 200 people imprisoned in Pakistan under blasphemy charges. Taseer made More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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55 Year Old Christian, Saleem Masih Accused of Committing Blasphemy in Pakistan

(International Christian Concern) –A 55-year-old Christian named Saleem Masih was accused of blasphemy in Khanewal, located in Pakistan’s Punjab Province, on June 13. Sources reached by International Christian More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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19 Year Old Christian Boy, Sunny Waqas Arrested for Blasphemy in Pakistan

(International Christian Concern) –On 29 June, 2019, a 19-year-old Christian boy was falsely accused of blasphemy and arrested on a cricket field behind his friend’s home in Bahawalpur, located in the Punjab More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 7th, 2019
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Christian Teenagers, Sunny Mushtaq and Noman Asghar Charged with Blasphemy in Pakistan

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that two Christian teenagers have been arrested and charged with committing blasphemy against Islam in Pakistan’s Punjab province. More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Pakistani Christian Teenager, Saima was Raped by Mian Jamil a Muslim Parliamentarian

(International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern has learned that Saima, a 15-year-old Christian girl was beaten and raped three times by Mian Tahir Jamil, a Muslim politician in the provincial More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Pakistani Christians Fear New Security Mandate may Lead to Church Closures

(International Christian Concern) –On January 2, the government of the Punjab province in Pakistan mandated that churches comply with set security standards by March 31 or faced forcible closure. Pakistani Christians More...

By Nasir Saeed On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Discrimination against Pakistani minorities continues to rise

Recently, the Greater Hyderabad municipal corporation advertised vacancies for sanitary workers. Applications are invited from non-Muslims only and a further condition has been added in the application form, that More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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CLAAS welcomes Pakistani Parliament’s calls for reform of blasphemy laws after student’s killing

CLAAS has welcomed calls from the Pakistani Parliament to reform the country’s controversial blasphemy laws. It comes after a university student was killed by a mob on April 14 after being accused of the offence More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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CLAAS requests prayers for the Pakistani politicians initiating a debate to amend the blasphemy law

Nasir Saeed, Director CLAAS-UK has sent a special request to churches and individuals, asking them to pray for Senator Farhatullah Baber and other members of the Senate Committee on Human Rights in Pakistan, who are More...

By Nasir Saeed On Friday, May 27th, 2016
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Pakistan blasphemy case against Christian man, Usman Liaqat, makes three this month, a dangerous growing trend

A Pakistani Christian man has been missing since local Muslims accused him of committing blasphemy. Usman Liaqat, who works at an automobile company, has not been seen since he was accused of making a blasphemous More...

By Nasir Saeed On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Pakistani Christian boy, Imran, accused of blasphemy for watching anti-Islam video, $10K bounty offered for his killing

A Christian boy working as joiner at a health care centre has fled his home after learning that Muslim religious scholars had issued a fatwa (Islamic decree) against him for committing blasphemy, and that he is More...

By Zach Jones On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
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Update Easter massacre in Pakistan: funerals, chaos, recovery

The bomb killed at least 74 people and injured more than 300, with BBC reporting more updates. It was the deadliest terror attack in the history of Punjab, Pakistan’s most populous, and most Christian, state. More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, September 30th, 2013
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Pakistan: More than 6,000 dengue fever cases reported in Swat district

The Swat district of Khyber Pakthunkhwa (KPK) province in Pakistan has reported a surge in dengue fever cases over the past six weeks, according to a World Health Organization EMBRO statement Sept. 29. A female More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 10th, 2013
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As swine flu spreads in parts of India, Bangladesh health officials on alert

With the number of H1N1 influenza cases and deathsincreasing dramatically in some states of India this year, health officials in neighboring Bangladesh are on alert , according to a Xinhau report today. Bangladesh More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, December 30th, 2012
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Pakistani officials investigate dozens of deaths possibly linked to cough syrup

Public domain image/Stickpen via Wikimedia Commons Pakistan government officials are investigating a surge in illnesses and deaths in eastern Pakistan in the past few days. The one common link officials have found More...


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