Christian Cleaner Shot for Refusing to Convert, Release International
"A 22-year-old sweeper from Lahore was shot dead by a colleague after he refused to convert to Islam.
"The cleaner, known as Haroon, was shot in the head after refusing to give in to the repeated demands of a security guard at the Islamic bank where they both worked.
"Release partners say that the guard had reportedly been mocking Haroon daily for being a Christian. Then, last Wednesday, he struck up a conversation about religion again and this time became aggressive, insisting that Haroon convert to Islam. When Haroon said he was a follower of Christ, the guard pulled out a gun."
Christian Pakistani Killed for Not Converting to Islam, by Russ Jones, Christian Headlines
"A 22-year-old Christian man was murdered in Pakistan April 16 for not converting to Islam. Only known as Haroon, the United Kingdom-based Center for Legal Aid and Settlement claims he recently started work at an Islamic center in Lahore as a sweeper, where he was mocked for his Christian faith by a Muslim co-worker.
"Umer Farooq, a security guard at the center, promised Haroon a life of luxury and marriage to a rich Muslim woman if he would embrace Islam. Witnesses claim Haroon did not care about such things and refused to convert to Islam stating he was a follower of Jesus Christ.
"Allegedly Farooq became angered and opened fire on Haroon, killing him instantly with a single gunshot to the head. CLAAS reports Farooq claims Haroon had attempted suicide."