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Strike continues for Church of Christ’s restoration

ICC Note: Christians continue a struggle to regain their church after it was seized by a Sheikh.

2/8/08 Pakistan (Daily Times) – The Human Liberation Commission of Pakistan (HLCP) on Thursday continued their token hunger strike for the third day against the ‘inability’ of the authorities concerned to resolve the issue of the Church of Christ’s ‘desecration’.

In a press statement, an HLCP official said the authorities had failed to restore the Church land to the Christian community and bring the alleged offenders to justice.

HLCP General Secretary Aslam Pervez Sahotra said in the press statement … that the police had evidence in the form of Sheikh Hafizullah’s (one of the alleged land grabbers) written statement that he had sold half of the church’s land to a former provincial minister… [Go To Full Story]