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Christian Mom Asia Bibi Saved from Execution

Dec. 102018 Victories: Christian Mom Asia...

This is the latest installment in a year-end series looking back at some of the numerous victories by the ACLJ in 2018. For more than four years, the ACLJ has relentlessly fought for the life of Christian mother Asia Bibi, engaging in a multi-pronged legal advocacy campaign across the globe. Asia Bibi, a Christian mom of 5, was convicted in 2010...More

Bulgaria: Bill Is “Sad Reminder of a Bygone Communist Past”

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ACLJ Demands Protection of Nigeria’s Christians

Dec. 03ACLJ Sends Letter to U.N. Special...

2018 Victories: Defending the Persecuted Church

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Fifteen-year-old Leah Sharibu is facing death at the hands of Nigeria’s brutal jihadist militia Boko Haram because she is a Christian. Leah Sharibu was one of 110 Nigerian girls kidnapped by the vile jihadist group Boko Haram – the militant West African radical Islamic army pledged to ISIS – after it stormed their...More

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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 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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2018 Victories: Christian Mom Asia Bibi Saved from Execution After...

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Dec 10, 2018

This is the latest installment in a year-end series looking back at some of the numerous victories by the ACLJ in 2018. For more than four years, the ACLJ has relentlessly fought for the life of Christian...

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Supreme Court of Pakistan Overturns Blasphemy Conviction and Death...

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Oct 31, 2018

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has overturned Asia Bibi’s conviction and death sentence for blasphemy. After a nine-year-long battle, Asia Bibi, a Christian mother, is free to go. Our team, who was present in...

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BREAKING: Pakistan’s Supreme Court to Decide if Christian Mom Asia...

Jordan Sekulow  //

Oct 30, 2018

The Pakistani Supreme Court will issue its decision on the appeal of Christian mom Asia Bibi’s conviction and death sentence for blasphemy tomorrow. The decision is expected to come down overnight tonight and...

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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.