Shaheryar Gill | American Center for Law and Justice
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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Defending Persecuted Christians in India at the United Nations

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Persecution of Christians in India continues even as the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) reviews the state of human rights in the country during its 48th session. Just days after we filed a critical report with the HRC , detailing incidents of persecution of Christians by Hindu mobs,

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Christian Couple Rescued From Six Years of Bonded Labor in Pakistan

By Shaheryar Gill1629822483067

Our affiliate in Pakistan just rescued a Christian couple from bonded labor. Hanif Masih and his wife, Maryam Masih, had been working for a wealthy Muslim farm owner, Mian Faisal, in a small village in Hafizabad, about 115 kilometers from Lahore. Both started their work in 2016. Hanif took care of...

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Pakistani Christian Couple Acquitted and Freed From Death Row

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Two Pakistani Christians falsely charged with violating Sections 295-B and 295-C of the Pakistan Penal Code on July 20, 2013, were acquitted after spending more than seven years on death row. On April 4, 2014, Shafqat Emmanuel and his wife, Shagufta Kausar, were convicted and sentenced to death for...

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Release of Muslim Attacker of Paralyzed Pakistani Christian Appealed

By Shaheryar Gill1614871690164

We reported about two months ago that a trial court in Pakistan had convicted two Muslim men for attempted murder after they shot a Christian man over a minor argument. Our European Centre for Law and Justice’s (ECLJ) affiliate in Pakistan, the Organization for Legal Aid (OLA), represents Waqar...

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Pakistani Court Effectively Ends Blasphemy Case for Christian Client

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