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Asia Bibi Asks for Prayer, Islamist Radicals Threaten

Oct. 18Asia Bibi Asks for Prayer, While...

As we wait to hear the Supreme Court of Pakistan’s decision on the fate of Christian mom Asia Bibi – wrongfully sentenced to hang for her Christian faith – angry Islamist radicals are circling, demanding she be executed. We recently told you that after years of delays, a special three-member bench of Pakistan’s Supreme Court has heard the final...More

Justice for Christian Victims of Deadly Church Bombings

Oct. 17Justice for Christian Victims as...

ACLJ Taking Action to Free Nigerian Christian Teen

Oct. 15ACLJ Taking Action to Free...

American Pastor Andrew Brunson Has Been Released

Oct. 12BREAKING: American Pastor Andrew...

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Youcef Nadarkhani

Five years ago, we celebrated a major victory when due to the diligent legal advocacy work of the ACLJ and the unwavering support and prayers of ACLJ members, Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani – sentenced to die in Iran for “apostasy” – was set free. Unfortunately for Pastor Youcef and his family, Iran has once again targeted...More

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Christian Mom Sentenced to Death for her Faith

Asia Bibi

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In some nations, persecution means death threats if you merely try to work. Asher and Robin Paras faced deadly...

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Defend Dying Christians in Pakistan

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Pakistan is one of the most pernicious persecutors of Christians ever.

Pakistani Christians are tortured, raped, and burned alive. Some – like Christian mother of five Asia Bibi – are falsely accused of blasphemy and sentenced to execution by hanging because of their faith.

Others face mob violence and governmental abuse and injustice.

Despite the increasing extremism, the Pakistani government persistently fails to protect Christians from violence or bring its perpetrators to justice. Even worse the government of Pakistan itself is one of the world’s worst jihadist persecutors of Christians. Yet it receives the most U.S. foreign aid of any nation.

This deadly barbarism – this monumental injustice – must end.

We’ve mobilized our offices on the ground in Pakistan, at the U.N., and on Capitol Hill to aggressively fight back. We are directly defending numerous Christians in Pakistani courts.

Save the lives of persecuted Christians before it’s too late. Take action with us.

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OCT // 2018

Asia Bibi Asks for Prayer, While Angry Islamist Radicals Demand Her...

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Oct 18, 2018

As we wait to hear the Supreme Court of Pakistan’s decision on the fate of Christian mom Asia Bibi – wrongfully sentenced to hang for her Christian faith – angry Islamist radicals are circling, demanding she...

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Pakistan’s Supreme Court Hears Christian Mom Asia Bibi’s Long-Awaited...

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Oct 09, 2018

After years of delays, seven years and eleven months to the day after she was sentenced to death by hanging for her Christian faith, Christian mom Asia Bibi has finally had her appeal heard by the Supreme...

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Pakistan’s Supreme Court to Hear Final Appeal of Execution Sentence...

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Oct 05, 2018

THIS COULD BE HER LAST CHANCE. Pakistan’s Supreme Court could determine whether Asia Bibi is hanged. A special bench of the Pakistani Supreme Court is reportedly meeting to hear Christian mom Asia Bibi’s...

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We are representing a Christian family against a Pakistani corporation that launched a campaign of persecution against its Christian employees. The Christian brothers, Asher and Robin, former employees of corporation were forced to resign at gunpoint after new Muslim management took over.

Asher started working for the company as a ticket collector in 1999. By 2010, he was an operations manager. New Muslim management, however, decided to remove all high-ranking Christian employees. In July 2010, Khurram Mirza (a general manager) and Tahir Awan (the senior accounts manager) approached Asher and Robin Paras (also a Christian employee) and asked them to resign.

When both men refused, the Muslim men drew their weapons and forced the Christian men to put their signatures on blank papers. After Asher left the office, four men attacked him and shot him in the right thigh. Asher was rushed to the hospital. Two days later, Asher filed a police report against his attackers. Incredibly, the Muslim defendants argued that Asher shot himself to falsely accuse them and filed for dismissal of the case. Our attorneys opposed the dismissal and challenged their false assertions. In a victory for the rule of law, the court refused to dismiss the case, and it is currently pending.

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