Articles Posted in the " Christians in Pakistan " Category

  • Pro ISIS Efforts in Pakistan – Could This Mean New Threat to Christians

    The Islamic State organization is starting to attract the attention of radicals in Pakistan and Afghanistan, long a cradle for Islamist militancy. Far from the militants’ self-proclaimed “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria, the name of ISIS has cropped up several times in jihadi circles in recent weeks in Pakistan and Afghanistan Leaflets calling for support […]

  • Christian Woman Candidate for Local Elections in Swat

    For the first time woman from district Swat and Dir in Khyber Paktunkhwa are taking part in the local elections. For the first time in the history of Malakand Division, a Christian woman Hina Patras has emerged as a candidate for local elections. Passionate to win, Hina Patras told BBC in an interview, “I belong […]

  • Christians of Pakistan May Face New Threats

    International media is eyeing the Christians of Pakistan and have predicted that Pakistani Christians are likely to face a new wave of violence in times to come. The Christian community in Pakistan itself feels exposed to radical Islamist ideologies that are prevailing in the nation. These reports are surfacing after the recent death of Nauman […]

  • 10 Day Physical Remand for Youhanabad Protesters

    The Anti-Terrorism courts have handed-over 22 people accused of being involved in protests following the Youhanabad blasts to the police on a ten day physical remand. Lahore police presented the 22 men accused of protesting against the blasts in the Anti-Terrorism court in the presence of Judge Haroon Latif. The investigating officer gave the stance […]

  • Christians of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa File Nominations For Local Elections

    Christians of Dir a district in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province have filed nominations for different slots in the upcoming local government elections. The election office reported to Dawn news that first time in Lower Dir, 482 women, 875 youth and five minority candidates had filed papers for reserved seats in the village councils. 3 Christians, two men […]

  • FIR Lodged Against Rev. Dr. Robinson Asghar

    Christians of Pakistan staged a protest against the FIR lodged against Mr. Robinson Asghar. He is a renowned Christian leader, who preaches in various parts of the world and is doing numerous other services for the Christian community in Pakistan. Mr. Asghar was returning from the wedding of the son of MNA Ijaz Chaudry in […]

  • American Missionary attacked in Karachi Pakistan

    Debrah Lobo was driving home from the dental college where she worked as a vice principal. Gunmen intercepted her and shot her in the arm and chin. The men claimed to be militants and left leaflets in her car saying she was targeted for being an American. According to The Guardian, the English version of […]

  • Pakistani Christians Stand Strong against Persecution

    Only 1.5% out of the 180 million strong population of Pakistan is Christian. It is one of the most troubled minorities in the “secular” state of Pakistan. Placed in the epicenter of terrorism and extremism, Pakistani Christian minority is persecuted day in and day out. Yet they remain steadfast in faith and hope. After the […]