Rescue, Rehabilitation Missions

ECSPE Mission Report, First 90 Days of 2020

The Rescue team responsible for the rescues –

Our organization through her partnerships is dedicated to effecting positive change in the lives of individuals working in Pakistan’s brick kilns. The challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic have made it increasingly difficult for us to carry out rescues of enslaved workers from these kilns. Despite these obstacles, our courageous team successfully liberated 50 families within the first 90 days of 2020. We extend our deepest gratitude to our donors, whose unwavering trust and support empower us to assist these oppressed and persecuted individuals.

Beyond our rescue missions, we have been actively providing the rescued families with food and essential life necessities throughout the pandemic. Below are the names and photos of the families we have been fortunate enough to help.

S. NrNames Family Members
1Afzal and Family6
2Ashraf Masih and Family6
3Asim and family5
4John Masih and Family6
5Karamat Inayat and Family7
6Khurram Javed and Family6
7Liaqat and Family5
8Maqsood Masih and Family6
9Nadeem and Family5
10Nazir Rehmat and Family6
11Naziran Bibi and Family5
12Patras Gulam and Family6
13Riaz Anjum and Family6
14Robina Bibi and Family6
15Saddique and Family4
16Sulaman khadim and Family6
17Salamat Masih and Family6
18Sohan Lal and Family7
19Vicky Masih and Family5
20Waheed zubair and Family6
21Rafique Mehmood and Family6
22Ishmael Perviaz and Family5
23Nanak Chand and Family7
24Sadiq Masih and Family6
25Yaqoob Masih and Family8
26Tafal and Family5
27Seit Masih and Family6
28Rasool Baskh6
29Mir Ahmed and Family7
30Farhan and Family6
31Nihal Masih and Family6
32Maqsood and Family7
33Khaliq and Family6
34Jamel Masih and Family5
35Fiaz and Family4
36Mushtaq and Family7
37Azra and Family7
38Nabeel Masih and Family6
39Rahat Saleem and Family5
40Habal Masih and Family6
41Boota and Family6
42Aslam Waris and Family5
43Adeel Ahmed and Family6
44Barkat Abbas and Family7
45Johnson Javed and Family6
46Rasheed and Family6
47Naveed and Family5
48Khurshid Emmanuel and Family6
49Lamba Masih and Family5
50Ghulam Masih and Family6

By Farrukh Saif

Farrukh Saif is a Pakistani human rights activist based in Germany. He founded his own organization, the Farrukh Saif Foundation (FSF), in 2009 with the goal of supporting marginalized and oppressed minorities in Pakistan who are affected by religious discrimination, blasphemy laws, forced conversions, abductions, rape, and bonded slavery. The main focus of the FSF is on the liberation of bonded laborers, particularly those working in brick kilns in rural areas of Pakistan. In 2018, the FSF merged with the US-based Emergency Committee to Save the Persecuted and Enslaved. Throughout his career, Farrukh has been a leading voice for the rights of minorities in Pakistan and has gained international attention for his campaigns against the misuse of blasphemy laws and the belief that asylum is not a crime. In 2014, he played a key role in the release of hundreds of asylum seekers from Thai jails and has worked with his legal team to save numerous victims of strict blasphemy laws in Pakistan. Farrukh has also been invited by the Hungarian government to discuss his work and the issues he addresses. In addition to his work with the FSF, Farrukh has also been involved in various other humanitarian efforts, including providing health care services to internally displaced persons in Khayber Pakhtoon Khawa in 2009 and assisting flood victims in Sindh and Punjab in 2010. He has worked to aid victimized minorities in Pakistan and has a strong track record of successfully advocating for their rights. Farrukh joined forces with Keith Davies in 2018 to co-found the Emergency Committee to Save The Persecuted and Enslaved, and since 2009, they have collectively successfully rescued more than 36000 individuals from slavery and persecution.