Aid Worker killed in Pakistan


British aid worker Khalil Dale, who was kidnapped in Pakistan in January of this year has been found dead, the Foreign Office have confirmed. His body was discovered in an orchard in Quetta with a note saying he had been killed by the Taliban, local police said. Mr Dale who worked for the Red Cross‘ International Committee (ICRC), was kidnapped in Quetta, south-west Pakistan. Responding to his murder Red Cross have described the health programme workers killing as “barbaric”. It is understood the militants holding him had asked for a ransom which could not be paid. The Foreign Secretary has … Continue reading Aid Worker killed in Pakistan

Call for Mercy – Christian sentenced to death in Pakistan


“Our Christ sacrificed His life on the cross for our sins. … Our Christ is alive.” Asia Bibi, a wife and mother, used these words to defend her faith against mocking co-workers who tried to make her convert to Islam. She was later convicted of blasphemy and sentenced to death. In Pakistan, more than 150,000 Christians have signed a petition demanding justice for persecution victims, including Asia Bibi. Now you can join with The Voice of the Martyrs and our Pakistani brothers and sisters in a call for mercy. We hope to gather 1 million signatures on behalf of our … Continue reading Call for Mercy – Christian sentenced to death in Pakistan