For working hard to help liberate Asia Bibi, Advocate Sardar Mushtaq Gill, a Christian Human Rights Defender and Chief of LEAD was terrorized for the termination of his bar license to practice in Punjab Bar.
On March 26th 2014, there was a scheduled court hearing of Asia Bibi’s petition, who is convicted of blasphemy, in the Division Bench Lahore High Court, Lahore, which was later postponed and next fixed for April 14th 2014.Gill was also there at court trial along with his team.
“On April 2nd 2014 ,one white collar anonymous person came at Civil Court, Lahore and met me at our sitting place and he instructed me to be careful because there is apprehension that someone has plan to make attacked at you by someone and might be you will be get involved in some false criminal cases just due to your human rights work ,”told Gill.
He further stated that Rana Latif Anwar, advocate at High Court, also guided and warned him to be cautious or else he might be slay by somebody and moreover he was told that he was on hit list from last year to till at this time He was informed that there were some scapegraces who often did such like things with other too for their vested interests.
“I and my other staff members were threatened and attacked many times by some unknown persons due to our human rights work in Pakistan but we were not be afraid of such threats and attacks, we know that death is the result of the campaign which we have started against blasphemy law and in the support of persecuted Church,” told Gill.