Holland: November 4, 2014. (PCP) Parvez Iqbal, President, Pakistan Christian Congress Holland Chapter in his message to, Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Mian Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister of Punjab and Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Pakistan has strongly condemned live burning of a pregnant Christian woman Shama Bibi together with her husband Shahzad Masih were burnt alive by a Muslim Extremists and local population of the area on the instigation of Yousaf Gujjar owner of the Brick Factory and his manager with false allegations of violation of blasphemy and setting fire on to pages of Quran in a Brick factory of Muslim owner in Chak Number 58 near Kot Radha Kishan of District Kasur in Punjab Province is shining day light and in presence of huge Muslim population.
As per information group of Muslim religious brutally tortured Shahzad Masih and his wife Shama Bibi before throwing both of them in high flames of Brick factory. Until their last efforts, Shahzad and Shama were trying to explain their innocence and crying of help for mercy but the Muslim Peoples were enjoying and shouting “Allah hoo Akbar” (God is Great) Including local police and notables of the area no one stepped forward to hear their cries and save them.
Local police arrived on the spot of incident after more than half an hour when Muslim Peoples burnt innocent Christian couple. Police Check Post is located on a distance of minute and easily visible from the brick factory. Police officer and his staff were on duty but kept their eyes closed and mouth zipped despite keeping their oath to protect Local population in time of their troubles and danger, but intentionally police officials became an eye witness of this historical and tragic incident of burning a Christian couple live like sticks despite doing their job to safe Christian couple. Still, Staff of Local Police is trying to protect their religion fellows despite registering a case, arrest of culprits and bringing the issue to its true justice to avoid repetitions of such satanic incidents by the Muslim Peoples and their religious leaders.
Parvez Iqbal, in appeal to Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Mian Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister of Punjab and Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Pakistan and Political Leader to take due interest and fastest action to file a criminal case against Yousaf Gujar, his manager, and all those who were involved in throwing innocent and poor couples in Flames, all of them were arrested with immediate effect and after completion of all legal proceedings true and speedy justice be given to Christians in Pakistan and all due protection and safety be assured to the Families of Shahzad Masih and Shama Bibi. IF NOT SO, Christians will feel that misuse of blasphemy laws all over in Islamic Republic Pakistan by the Muslim Extremists and Religious leaders has a support of Government and Law enforcement of Agencies.
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In this article (in Russian) it is reported that on the 9th of November a memorial service was held for them in the Orthodox Church of Saint Sergius of Radonez in Pakistan. This might mean that the two neo-martyrs were possibly Christians. If anyone knows for certain, please let us know.
The article also mentions that Orthodox Pakistanis, together with their priest, Fr. Joseph Farouk (of the Russian Mission) went on a protest march for this murder and in general for the murder of Christians there.
The couple of neo-martyrs spent the night as prisoners, together with their four children, which, being underage, were not murdered. This means the two neo-martyrs had time enough to save their lives by espousing Islam. But they did not; instead, they preferred martyrdom for Christ's sake.
The Orthodox Church in muslim Pakistan is a mere handful of people. There are two missions, the one is the Ecumenical Patriarchate's (the site here) and the other is the Russian Church's (on Fr. Joseph here). May God help them! ...
Respected neo-martyrs Shahzad and Shama, we beseech you to mediate to Christ for us, and for all Christiansliving under the threat of the Islamic sword!
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