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03/05/2019 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – A young Christian man named Amir was killed by policemen in northern Pakistan. While the police claimed that the incident occurred after he was found sell­ing alcohol, reports indicate a more trou­bling explanation. A local Muslim group was reportedly pressuring Amir to convert to Islam, but he refused. Eventually, the police raided Amir’s home and attacked him. When the family attempted to register a case against the policemen, the Muslim group threatened to set their house on fire if the family didn’t withdraw the complaint.

In order to support Amir’s family fol­lowing their loss, ICC provided an auto-rickshaw for his mother and siblings to earn an income. Amir’s mother expressed, “I am thankful to ICC for giving us an auto-rickshaw for Amir so that we could earn dignified bread and butter. We appreciate their love of solidarity and thoughtfulness. We were worried for being jobless…Thank you ICC.”

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