Shaheryar Gill

Shaheryar Gill serves as Senior Litigation Counsel with the ACLJ in Virginia Beach, where he works on international religious freedom issues. He also oversees ECLJ’s affiliate office in Pakistan, which provides legal assistance to persecuted Christians. Shaheryar has authored numerous country reports submitted to UN agencies, detailing the situation of religious freedom, and has co-authored several ACLJ publications. He has represented clients from several countries in religious persecution cases. Shaheryar has also served as an expert witness in asylum cases before the United Kingdom’s Immigration and Asylum Tribunal. He is a graduate of Handong International Law School in South Korea, where he served as Senior Editor of Joint Regent-Handong Journal of International Law. He received his LL.M. from Regent University School of Law. Shaheryar has also served as an adjunct faculty member at Regent University School of Law, where he has taught Public International Law and guest lectured on National Security Law and Christian Foundations of Law. He is also a Fellow of theM.G. Robertson Global Centre for Law & Public Policy.

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Two Christian Brothers on Death Row for Blasphemy in Pakistan

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Right now two Christian brothers face death under Pakistan’s blasphemy laws. Even though the Pakistani government has stated that its blasphemy laws will not be misused , many innocent Pakistani citizens are languishing in prisons and new false cases of blasphemy are still being registered. We...

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ECLJ Intervenes for Christian Facing Potential Death Sentence

By Shaheryar Gill1635535543054

Last week, our international affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), presented an important case to Members of the European Union Parliament, seeking their intervention in the case of Shahzad Masih, a young Christian man in Pakistan who has been imprisoned and facing trial for...

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U.N. Targets Israel: Apartheid or Antisemitism?

By Shaheryar Gill1632336484684

Today, several countries will boycott the U.N. General Assembly’s high level meeting called Durban IV—a forum known for its antisemitic attacks on Israel under the guise of combatting racism. September 22, 2021, marks the 20th anniversary of the Durban Declaration and Program of Action. In 2001,

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ECLJ Pleads With the United Nations on Behalf of a Young Christian Girl in Pakistan

By Shaheryar Gill1632142740000

Recently, we informed you that we filed a critical submission with the United Nations Human Rights Council highlighting three major legal issues concerning Christian persecution in Pakistan. The first issue raised in our report was regarding blasphemy laws, as discussed here . If we look at the...

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Defending Persecuted Christians in India at the United Nations

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Pakistani Christian Couple Acquitted and Freed From Death Row

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Release of Muslim Attacker of Paralyzed Pakistani Christian Appealed

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