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The Be Heard Project is a voice for the persecuted Church. Through law, public policy, and grassroots action, we amplify your voice to demand that world governments respect the most basic human rights and human dignity of persecuted believers. Join with us today and Be Heard.

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Defending Christians Facing Persecution at the U.N.

Sep. 17ACLJ Defends Christians Facing...

This week – through our affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ) – we delivered two critical oral interventions at the U.N. Human Rights Council on behalf of Christians facing the humanitarian crisis as a result of the ISIS genocide, as well Christians facing violent attacks at the hands of Boko Haram and the Fulani Herdsman. In...More

ACLJ's Oral Presentation at U.N. for Pastor Andrew

Sep. 12ACLJ Makes Urgent Oral...

Stay Informed Through The New Be Heard Project Website

Sep. 10The New Be Heard Project Website...

Muslim Mob Beats Christians, Tries to Demolish Church

Sep. 07Muslim Mob Severely Beats...

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Christian Mom Sentenced to Death for her Faith

Asia Bibi

On October 16, 2014, an appeals court in Lahore Pakistan has upheld the death sentence for a Christian woman, Asia Bibi, who was falsely convicted of "blasphemy" (speaking against the prophet Muhammad) in 2010. As the lone Christian household in her town, she was targeted for being a Christian when an argument broke...More

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Youcef Nadarkhani

Christians Face an Epidemic of Persecution

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Christians Tortured, Raped, Burned Alive, & Executed

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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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SEP // 2018

Muslim Mob Severely Beats Christians with Bricks and Wrenches –

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Sep 07, 2018

Tensions turned violent as a group of Muslims sought to demolish a Christian church in Pakistan. Babu Sarfraz, Bashir Masih, along with several other men from the church met with our affiliate in Pakistan, the...

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The ACLJ Urges U.N. Pressure on Pakistan to Change Archaic Blasphemy...

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Aug 13, 2018

Pakistani Christians often face violent persecution, torture, police abuse, and even murder because of their faith. We refuse to accept this and have taken action to defend these Christians. We just filed a...

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Demanding Help and Protection for Persecuted and Dying Christians in...

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May 21, 2018

It's horrifying. Pakistani Christians are terrorized, tortured, murdered – even sentenced to death – simply because of their faith. The Pakistani government seems unable or unwilling to protect its Christian...

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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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Be Heard Project is a project of the American Center for Law and Justice. American Center for Law and Justice is a d/b/a for Christian Advocates Serving Evangelism, Inc., a tax-exempt, not-for-profit, religious corporation as defined under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, specifically dedicated to the ideal that religious freedom and freedom of speech are inalienable, God-given rights. The Center's purpose is to engage legal, legislative and cultural issues by implementing an effective strategy of advocacy, education and litigation to ensure that those rights are protected under the law. The organization has participated in numerous cases before the Supreme Court, Federal Court of Appeals, Federal District Courts, and various state courts regarding freedom of religion and freedom of speech. Your gift is very much appreciated and fully deductible as a charitable contribution. A copy of our latest financial report may be obtained by writing to us at P.O. Box 90555, Washington, DC 20090-0555.