Rescue Christians was founded in 2009 after it was discovered that no other organization connected to the persecuted Church issue was involved in actually involved in rescuing Christians from danger and persecution. Since 2009 we have saved 15000 Christians from persecution and slavery.
In 2010 and 2011, we started a campaign against the misuse of the Blasphemy laws in Pakistan by providing legal support to the victims. We began moving innocent victims of Blasphemy Laws to Safe -heavens.
In 2012 we rehabilitated the victims of Maharabadi in Islamabad, where radical Muslims had displaced hundreds of Christians.
In 2013, more than a hundred families in the Joseph Colony became victims of radicals trying to enforce the Blasphemy Laws; our team came in and provided food and household items to the victims.
We assisted dozens of victims of the Peshawar Church Attack (2013) by bringing injured victims to the best private hospitals in the area and paid for their care. In addition, we were able to facilitate upgrading treatment for one of the victims a young girl who had lost both her legs and provided her the ability to get treatment in Australia.
Between 2014 and 2018, we have saved more than 15,000 people from the Brick Kilns, there are more than 35,000 Pakistani Christian families living as Bonded Laborers /Modern Slaves and over the next several years our goal is to save every Christian family from this type of slavery. So far we have saved about 10% of all Christian families who have been enslaved.
In July, 2015 our legal team was able to acquit Arif Yousaf from Blasphemy and had him released from Jail, he was arrested in 2013 after two years of continued struggle by our lawyers.
Blasphemy cases we successfully handled
Amanat Masih the victim of Blasphemy law was acquitted by our efforts
In June, 2012 we were able to acquit Shahzed Masih (Sajid Masih) from the jail.
Barkat Masih the victim of Blasphemy law (who was awarded Death sentence) was set free by our efforts.
Ryan Stanton (Victim of Blasphemy law) we successfully relocated him to a safe country .
Martha Bibi (Victim of Blasphemy law) we successfully relocate her to a safe country along with her family.
George Naz (Victim of Blasphemy law) we successfully relocated him to a safe country.
Tariq Yousaf (Victim of Blasphemy law) we successfully relocated him to a safe country .
On 26th July,2015 Our legal team successfully acquitted Arif Yousaf from the strict Blasphemy law.
In 2014 , We rescued Gulsher Murad the driver of the Slain Christian Minister Shahbaz Bhatti, who was receiving the death threats from Islamist.
On 16th Feb, 2018 Our legal team once again successfully acquitted Usman Masih from the clutches of the strict Blasphemy law.
Rescue Christians is defending many victims of the Blasphemy laws in Pakistan. Few of the top cases are Shafqat Emmanuel and Shagufta Kausar, Asif Pervaiz , and Adnan Prince.
In 2014, we partnered with Hatune Dogan Foundation of Germany and provided her with over $80,000 to provide food and other services to the persecuted Christians who were trying to escape from ISIS in Syria.
In 2015, we worked with a Spanish organization/church and relocated four widows with their children from Iraq.
Rest of the World:
We also carry out smaller operations to rescue Christians in other Muslim countries and have been successful in several case histories in Syria, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Yemen, Somalia, Egypt, and Nigeria.
In 2016, we rescued a convert in Egypt who had been imprisoned for becoming Christian. We hired the high-profile lawyer who was successful in gaining his release and we have helped move him to Europe.
In 2016, after the bombing of St. Marks Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt, Rescue Christians provided money to pay for four lifesaving surgeries of those injured in that terrorist attack.
Based on all our efforts, we have helped or saved the lives of over 16,000 people, and each month we save hundreds of people from slavery and persecution, all with the generous donations of our supporters.
We are the only organization in the world that focuses on saving the lives of Christians who are persecuted for their faith as well as discriminated against because they are Christian.
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