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As part of our ongoing efforts to aid and protect Christians in Iraq and Syria, we sent a letter through our European affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), to the incoming Security Council President for the month of January, Ambassador Francisco Cortorreal of the Dominican Republic, demanding that the U.N. recognize the...More

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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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Defend Dying Christians in Pakistan

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Pakistan has been listed as one of the most pernicious persecutors of Christians.

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.

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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JAN // 2019

Pakistani Court Sentences Christian to Death on False Blasphemy...

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Dec 19, 2018

A trial court in Pakistan has sentenced two Christian brothers to death for blasphemy. In the recent months, the Organization for Legal Aid (OLA), the Pakistani office of our international affiliate, the...

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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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Masih’s ordeal began on July 1, 2009, when he was cleaning his bookstore. After gathering useless papers and old books, he prepared to burn them, a common method of disposing of trash in the Third World. One of the books appeared to be an old textbook on the Arabic language. Fearing he might dispose it of improperly, Masih consulted his Muslim neighbor, Hajji Liaquat Ali, who owns a building materials business adjacent to Masih’s bookstore. Ali told Masih to dispose of the book by burning it. Knowing that Ali was a Muslim who could determine if it was an Islamic religious book, Masih followed his instructions, and put the book in the fire. Just as the book caught fire, Ali drew it out of the burning pile and proclaimed that a Christian had set the Koran on fire.

Mosque loudspeakers announced that a Christian had burned the Koran, and a large and angry Muslim mob formed. The mob dragged Masih and his brother, Naveed Danish, out of their home and began beating them. The mob ruthlessly beat the brothers, and doused them with kerosene oil to set them on fire when the police intervened and arrested Masih, who was later sentenced to life in prison and fined 100,000 rupees.

In January 2010, our attorneys filed an appeal in the Lahore High Court to challenge the Session Courts decision. The appeal is still 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.