Please support our journalism by donating today. Release partners in Pakistan supported Asia and are now helping Asif and his family. By signing this petition, you will be telling Pakistani authorities to address this grave injustice and return Huma to her family. 11/02/2020 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – Pakistan’s Minister for Human Rights tweeted that the Sindh High Court has ordered Arzoo Raja, a 13-year-old Christian girl, be recovered by police and moved into a shelter home. One Muslim-background believer shared, "I work in a coffee shop, [which closed due to COVID-19], and it seems that it will be a long time until it opens again. When Pervaiz became aware of the charges, he went into hiding. Asif Pervaiz (second right with handcuffs) with Sajid Christopher (far right) © Tanveer Bhatti. Kaneria, whose roots are from India’s Gujarat, is married to Dharmita Kaneria, a daughter of a Varasia family, in 2004. May the Lord e to protect her, GOD 's HOLY SPIRIT will remain with His children to guide and empower them. 'A disproportionate number of Christians have been charged. See how FB was forced to remove FB India head anki Das for endorsing facists and manipulating FB posts comments, Sources in Pakistan report that Arzoo Raja, a 13-year-old Christian girl abducted by her 44-year-old Muslim neighbor, has been recovered by police in Karachi, Pakistan. He was there with his family, when gunmen entered his home early that morning. I am staying at home with no support. August 06, 2020. Pls visit persecution relief facebook group for atrocities against Christians in India. After Asia was released, she and her family had to leave the country. We know Islamist extremists are dangerous since they strike directly. A local court recently ruled that aHuma’s forced marriage at 14 was legal, even though Pakistani law forbids marriage under the age of 18. There, police beat Waseem until he confessed to knowing where Pervaiz was hidden. International Christian Concern is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit charity. Aasia Bibi and family left the country with ‘no resentment’: Aasia Bibi’s daughter . God bless and save young Arzoo. For the persecuted Church, it has only exacerbated the problems they already face. Huma’s parents have pursued legal action to help free their daughter, but have received death threats to stop their efforts. To be non christian does not offend your christian God, the father of jesus christ of Nazareth. She is trying to keep her three sons and daughter safe.". Through its international network of missions, Release International is active in some 25 countries around the world, supporting pastors, Christian prisoners and their families; supplying Christian literature and Bibles, and working for justice. For communities and nations across the world, COVID-19 has represented disruption, death, and economic upheaval. Police or authorities complicit should be investigated as well. Mobs called for her death and assassins murdered key Pakistani politicians asking for a review of the blasphemy laws. On October 10, 2013, Pervaiz was arrested by police in Sahiwal. ", We are rallying our followers to bring food packages that provide emergency supplies to persecuted families without the aid of their governments, families, or jobs. Kaneria’s comment on Ayodhya’s Ram Mandir is certainly a daring move given the situations at Pakistan. Volunteer with International Christian Concern. According to a report done by the Daily Mail, the gunmen demanded ... More, 09/08/2020 Ethiopia (International Christian Concern) – Ethiopia is home to one of the oldest churches in the world. In one village alone, 100 Christian families in Pakistan were denied food aid from the government. Pervaiz was awarded the death sentence on September 8, 2020, nearly seven years after his arrest. In a final video message, Aasia Bibi’s daughter said they are leaving the country with no hard feelings. He took to Twitter to share his contentedness over Ram Mandir at Ayodhya. FIR filed Against KBC, Big B Over A Question, Pics: Sirivennela's Son Raja Ties The Knot. Mehbooba Mufti should go to Pakistan with family: Gujarat Deputy CM "For the BJP, India and its citizen's security are top priorities," said Patel. On October 9, after a week of searching for Pervaiz, police arrested several of Pervaiz’s relatives, including two brothers-in-law and his mother, Naseem Akhtar. Asif believes the text was actually sent by his accuser to incriminate him. Sources in Pakistan report that Arzoo Raja, a 13-year-old Christian girl abducted by her 44-year-old Muslim neighbor, has been recovered by police in Karachi, Pakistan. Now hopefully she can return to her family. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Huma is now pregnant as a result of constant rape and is imprisoned in a single room in her captor’s home. "Release has long called for the repeal of the blasphemy laws in Pakistan.". The ruling was based on Sharia law, which trumped Pakistani civil law. … See MoreSee Less, And they will come from east and west and from north and south, and will recline at the table in the kingdom of God. Copyright © 2020 Gulte, All Rights Reserved. “She is in hiding because she feels threatened,” Release International, an organization that supports persecuted Christians, told ICN. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here. Accusations are highly inflammatory and have the potential to spark mob lynchings, vigilante murders, and mass protests. 11:00 am Martyr’s Day in Pakistan. There is wave of happiness across the world today. She particularly thanked Salman Taseer in a video message shared by Shaan Taseer, son of slain governor Punjab. Interestingly, Kaneria is the cousin of Anil Dalpat who was Pakistani wicket-keeper. Blasphemy charges under Sections 295-A, 295-B, and 295-C of Pakistan’s Penal Code were registered against Pervaiz at the Green Town Police Station in Lahore. Why don't her parents kill her abductors and get her back? ©2020 International Christian Concern - All Rights Reserved. Kaneria was the second Hindu after Anil Dalpat who played for the Pakistan cricket team. 10/25/2020 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – According to the Independent Catholic News (ICN), the wife and family of Asif Pervaiz have gone into hiding after Pervaiz was sentenced to death for allegedly committing blasphemy. Asif Pervaiz has the same lawyer as Asia, Saif ul Malook, a Muslim who has risked his life to defend Christians. Marilyn Asif and her four young children have had to flee for their lives after her husband was falsely accused of sending blasphemous text messages. He added that it is a moment of great satisfaction. Lord Jesus in your mercy protect her relive her from the clutches of persecutors meet all her needs give victry over the enemy help her meraculesly let your glory and power manifested thanking you Lord Jesus amen. She is only a child! Asif's wife is now fearful for the safety of her children. He is facing a life-ban in cricket for his involvement in corruption. Akhtar led the police to the home of Waseem Anwar, Pervaiz’s brother. Huma will be lost forever unless we cry out on her behalf and embarrass the authorities behind this travesty of justice. Kaneria was the second Hindu after Anil Dalpat who played for the Pakistan cricket team. A price was put on Asia Bibi's head and her family were driven into hiding. Pakistan - Pakistan - Daily life and social customs: Throughout Pakistan, as in most agrarian societies, family organization is strongly patriarchal, and most people live with large extended families, often in the same house or family compound. Published by GulteDesk Kaneria, whose roots are from India’s Gujarat, is married to Dharmita Kaneria, a daughter of a Varasia family, in 2004. Are they cowards or what? In Pakistan, false accusations of blasphemy are widespread and often motivated by personal vendettas or religious hatred. Church planters have been cut off from their church support and believers have been denied food aid from their government. At work, Khokar often pressured Pervaiz to convert to Islam, which Pervaiz refused. Most recently, Huma’s parents lost their appeal of this decision, with the court ruling that Huma was to remain in the custody of her abductor. A right-arm leg spinner known for his well-disguised googly, Kaneria had played for Pakistan’s cricket team in 61 Test matches and 18 One-day International Cricket Matches. His family had stood-by him during the tough times. Luckily, Pakistan is loaded with excellent yet inexpensive family vacation spots. For interviews, please contact Olivia Miller, Communications Coordinator: press@persecution.org. To learn more and give, please visit: bit.ly/3jOsObD … See MoreSee Less, High Court in Pakistan Orders Police to Recover Arzoo Raja, Police in Pakistan Recover Abducted Christian Teen, American Missionary Kidnapped in Southern Niger, Faithful Witness unto Death: Pastor Munsi’s Story. What price would you pay to keep your daughter safe? He was given the death penalty on September 8. We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. Interestingly, Kaneria is the cousin of Anil Dalpat who was Pakistani wicket-keeper. Why is it majority community always throw their weight on minorities especially in India , Pakistan, Myanmar. “She is in hiding because she feels threatened,” … Arzoo will remain in police custody until she appears before the Sindh High Court on Thursday, November 5. All fanatic activities should be curbed to make world better place. In October 2019, Huma Younus, a 14-year-old Christian girl living in Pakistan, was abducted at gunpoint, allegedly by a man hired by Huma’s parents as a driver for the family. The Ethiopian orthodox church was then ... More, 11/03/2020 Indonesia (International Christian Concern) – According to an independent investigation, a soldier from the Indonesian Army tortured and shot dead a 67-year-old Protestant pastor, during a search for missing weapons and the whereabouts of separatists last September in Indonesia’s restive Papua province. This comes almost a month after Arzoo’s parents claim their daughter was abducted, forcefully converted, and forcefully married by their ... More, 11/03/2020 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) – Sources in Pakistan report that Arzoo Raja, a 13-year-old Christian girl abducted by her 44-year-old Muslim neighbor, has been recovered by police in Karachi, Pakistan.