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Protest and Memorial Service of Shahbaz Bhatti in front of UN offices in New York
ICC Note

Pakistani Christians based in the United States are planning to hold a rally calling for the arrest of the killers of Shahbaz Bhatti. Bhatti, the sole Christian minister in Pakistani government, was murdered by Muslim radicals for defending the rights of Christians and calling for abolition of blasphemy law.
03/19/2011 Pakistan (PCP) The leaders of Pakistani Christians Association in North America PCA have announced here today to rally and offer Memorial Service of Martyr Shahbaz Bhatti, Federal Minister for Minorities, government of Pakistan, on March 24, 2011, in front of United Nations Offices in New York.
PCA Chairman Mr. William Shahzad, President Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, Secretary General Babar Khokhar and Director James Gill appealed to Christians living in Tri-State area to gather in front on UN Building at 12:00 Noon on March 24, 2011, to pay homage to Martyr Shahbaz Bhatti, who was gunned down in Islamabad by Tehreek Talaban Punjab on March 2, 2011.
The PCA leaders urged government of Pakistan to arrest killers of Shahbaz Bhatti to ensure justice till March 23, 2011, because TTP have already accepted responsibility of attacking and murdering Christian leader.
PCA President Dr. Nazir S Bhatti said that Pakistani Christians Association in North America PCA will raise issue of forming Judicial Commission to investigate murder of Shahbaz Bhatti in a special Memorandum to Secretary General UN Mr. Ban-ki Moon on March 24, 2011, protest if government of Pakistan fails to arrest killers till March 23, 2011.
The Names of Participating Churches, Pastors and Pakistani Christian leaders will announced on March 22, 2011, after a representative meeting of Christian dignitaries which is being called this evening in New York.