On August 07, 2017 Mr. Joseph Francis MBE National Director CLAAS had a meeting with Mr. James Allman-Gulino ex political officer who introduced CLAAS with new Collier F. Graham Political Officer U.S. Embassy Islamabad. The current situation of the minorities in Pakistan and their social, economic, educational, and political issues were discussed in this meeting. Different type of injustice done to minority particularly Christian community and individual, Hindhu community and the current political situation of the country was also the part of discussion. The Christian Laws i.e. Christian Marriage Act, Divorce Act and Inheritance Law and the gap in laws and policies that needed to be reviewed for a quality provision and protection of women rights and law relating to Christian Community was also highlighted. The cases of forced conversion & forced marriage, blasphemy cases of Asia Bibi, Sawan Masih and Zafar Bhatti, the issues of bricks kiln workers and the situation of asylum seeker in Bangkok Thailand were also discussed. Mr. Cecil S. Chaudhry Executive Director National (Catholic) Commission for Justice and Peace was also joined this discussion. The meeting held at Serena Hotel Islamabad which started at 9: 30 and lasted for an hour.
- Christian girl Ayesha d/o Zulfqar approached CLAAS office for free legal assistance
- Her Excellency Jeannette Seppen, the Ambassador of Netherlands in Pakistan, visited CLAAS office