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28 August 2010

BREAKING NEWS: Three U.S. Christian Workers Killed In Pakistan, source

707446-pakistan-flood.jpgISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants have killed three American Christian aid workers who were helping victims of Pakistan's worst floods in recent memory, a well-informed source in the Pakistani military told BosNewsLife Saturday, August 28

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Relief organisations 'discriminating against Christian flood victims': report

Christians and members of other minority religions are being treated as second-class citizens, said Father Mario Rodrigues, the Lahore-based director of Catholic Mission.

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24 August 2010

.‘Blasphemy’ Threats Send Pakistani Worker, Couple into Hiding

Afhanistan-Pakistan.jpgThreats of “blasphemy” charges in two provinces in Pakistan have sent a Christian cleaning worker and a young inter-faith couple into hiding.

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21 August 2010

Two Christian girls raped in Punjab, Pakistan

pakistan_flag.gifTwo Christian girls in Pakistan’s Punjab province were brutally raped in recent weeks. On July 22, a group of madrassa (Islamic school) students gang-raped a 12-year-old Christian girl in Gujar Khan, Rawalpindi district. A teacher who reportedly witnessed the rape stated:

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13 August 2010

Pakistani Court Acquits Christian Woman of ‘Blasphemy’

01.pngYesterday a court here exonerated a Christian woman of “blasphemy” charges after authorities had pressured her into making a false confession, according to the Centre for Legal Aid Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS).


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02 August 2010

Suspected Islamists Shoot Five Christians to Death in Pakistan

PakistanSukkurChurchPeopleKilled.jpgMuslim extremist groups had threatened church for two years.

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26 July 2010

Muslim cleric accuses Pakistani Christian minister of committing blasphemy

Allama Ahmed Mian Hammadi, a Pakistani Muslim cleric, has claimed that Shahbaz Bhatti, Pakistan's Federal Minister for Minorities has himself committed blasphemy by branding the recently murdered Christian brothers as victims of Pakistan blasphemy laws.

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24 July 2010

Pakistan: Muslim marauders target Christians

7.jpg“Policemen patrol every street in Waris pura. After last night's attacks, the situation is tense and some panic stricken Christian families are barricaded in their homes. I and other Catholic

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19 July 2010

Pakistan Christians told to stay silent on Islam

19pak.jpgIn the wake of recent blasphemy accusations against Christians, Faisalabad Church leaders have warned Catholics not to discuss Islamic doctrine.

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On trial for blasphemy, two Christian brothers murdered in Faisalabad

PAKISTAN_-_fratelli_uccisi_blasfemia.jpgRashid Emmanuel and Sajid Masih Emmanuel were shot to death outside the courthouse right after a trial hearing. Both were handcuffed on their way back to prison. Police were going to clear them of the accusations. For days, Muslim religious leaders had incited Muslim faithful against the two, calling for their death.

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17 July 2010

Christians flee violence by Islamic extremists in Faisalabad

PAKISTAN_-_islam-enemy.jpgLocal mosque launches protest action against Christians in Waris Pura. Police and government prevent more incidents. Yesterday, flyers calling for mass action against Christians were handed out. A Catholic church was attacked with rocks and stones. An

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