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16 April 2011

Punjab, Muslims attack a Christian village

The attack took place this morning in Khokarki, near the city of Gujranwala. Hundreds of Christians forced to flee their homes. Attack sparked by quarrel with Christian, his son and some Muslims, over false accusation of blasphemy. The two Christians held at the local police station.

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Tashkent, punishes those who lend or gift Bibles to children

Waris Masih and his family have been forced to flee their home. He strongly condemned attacks against both Islam and Christianity. By contrast, for his Muslim colleagues, burning churches and Bibles is legitimate. Pakistani clergyman urges the West to think about the consequences of its actions. Seven incidents of anti-Christian violence follow the burning of a copy of the Qur‘an.

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12 April 2011

Accused of blasphemy, Arif Masih is safe, as 90 per cent of Muslims believes he is innocent

The 40-year-old Christian is in police custody at an undisclosed location. He is being investigated but his name does not appear in the charges laid against person or persons unknown. For Justice and Peace
coordinator, he is the victim of a personal vendetta, and most Muslims are on his side. His accuser is a Muslim man who just lost a court case against him.

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11 April 2011

Asia Bibi gravely ill, fears for her life, after three months in solitary isolation

The Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy has been ill with chicken pox, probably because of the unhygienic conditions of the cell where she is kept. Christians concern for the growing violence against them.
Bishop Rufin Anthony: "This Lent we pray for peace in Pakistan. A Pakistan where we can all live freely.

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06 April 2011

ASIA/PAKISTAN - Christian threatened and accused of blasphemy, forced into hiding

Mardan (Agenzia Fides) – “Convert or die”. Masih Gill, Christian from the city of Mardan, in the province of “Khyber Pakhtunkhwa” (Northern Pakistan), was threatened with these words by a group of Muslims with whom he had been speaking, after the recent episode of

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31 March 2011

Two Pakistani Christians Killed at Church

Reports from Pakistan say that two Christians have been shot dead at the Salvation Army Church in Hurr Camp, a Christian colony in Hyderabad in the province of Sindh, just for reprimanding youths who had been insulting Christian women.

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28 March 2011

Two Christians killed, churches burned: extremists respond to Florida Koran burning

In Hyderabad and Lahore, a mob of Islamic fundamentalists targeted the Christian places of worshipD Desecrated several copies of the Bible. Anti-American slogans and demonstrations in different cities of Pakistan. The extremists pledge more violence, if Washington does not condemn pastor Jones to death. Bishop of Islamabad: the gesture of a "fanatic."

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24 March 2011

Two Christians killed in attack on Pakistani church

Two Christian men were killed in an attack on a Pakistan church on Monday night

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19 March 2011

Did Muslim officials conspire against 'raped' Christian nurse to deprive her of justice?

A huge controversy has broken out in Pakistan over the case of Magdalene Ashraf, a 23-year-old third-year Christian student nurse at the Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre in Karachi, who was allegedly raped by a doctor on July 15, 2010

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Pakistani Christian Woman Freed After Kidnap, Rape, Forced-Conversion

Chained to a tree by Muslim supremacists. Where? Where else? More Interfaith Dialogue™ from the Pakistani branch of the Religion of Peace:

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16 March 2011

Pakistani Christians convert to Islam because of threats and intimidations

This is the rate is 60 per month. In one madrassa in Lahore alone, 678 Christians embraced Islam in 2009. Last year they were almost 700. These are “dangerous days” minorities, activists say as the blasphemy law
is used to force them to change religion.

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