Pakistan: Two Christian Brothers Arrested For “Blasphemy” Seek Help
POSTED BY: R.E.A.L. ORGANIZATION JULY 22, 2015
The families of two Pakistan Christian brothers, Qaisar and Amoon, arrested for blasphemy are calling for Christians to assist in providing legal support for their defense. They are in the Jhelum District Jail, after being on the run for four years as a result of wild "blasphemy" charges against them, made in retaliation for one of their friend making a remark about someone's sister. When the brothers heard that blasphemy charges were being filed, they reportedly fled Pakistan, including spending time in Thailand, where they could not stay. When they returned to Pakistan, they were arrested for under the false blasphemy charge used to bully and persecute Pakistan Christians.
Canada Establishes External Advisory Committee on Religious Freedom to Advise Office of Religious Freedom
June 22, 2015- Ottawa, Ontario - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the establishment of an External Advisory Committee (EAC) on religious freedom.
The Committee comprises 23 prominent leaders from a wide variety of Canadian faith and belief communities representative of Canada’s diversity. It will advise the Office of Religious Freedom on the exercise of its mandate to promote and defend religious freedom internationally as a central element of Canada’s principled foreign policy.
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Federal Minister for Minorities Shahbaz Bhatti was assassinated on Wednesday during an attack on his vehicle in Islamabad.
Shahbaz Bhatti, son of Jacob Bhatti was born on September 9,1968 in Faisalabad, Pakistan,
Bhatti was the first Christian parliamentarian who was offered and took oath as Federal Minister of Minorities Affairs in Pakistan. His predecessors had been offered only a state minister position
Bhatti was one of the founding members of the organisation ‘All Pakistan Minorities Alliance’ (APMA) in 1985 and was considered a representative of the religious minorities in Pakistan.
Bhatti joined Pakistani People’s Party (PPP) in 2002. As a political leader, he had continuously asked minority groups to fight for their rights through the system instead of using violence. He was considered great admirer of Pakistan’s founder Jinnah and a true patriot.