Tag: Eritrea

Over three hundred million Christians suffer from persecution worldwide

Current data cover the period from the 1st of October 2019 to the 30th of September 2020

Religious communities impacted by rising tensions in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is Africa’s second-most populated country and home to over eighty distinct ethnic groups.

Eritrean Christians imprisoned for their faith temporarily freed on bail

In 2019, Thomson Reuters reported that more than 500,000 refugees worldwide have left Eritrea, up from 486,200 a year earlier.

Twenty-seven Christians released from jail in Eritrea

Eritrea is one of the world’s most reclusive states. It is often referred to as the “North Korea of Africa”.

Charity warns of mounting persecution against Christians

Release International has claimed that in some countries, charities are discriminating against needy Christians.

Thirty people attending Christian wedding arrested in Eritrea

The NGO Christian Solidarity Worldwide sounded the alarm about the recent arrests taking place in Eritrea.

Brazil will present a documentary series about persecuted Christians

"Faces of the persecution" (Faces da Perseguição) will be a weekly series that presents the life of persecuted Christians

Catholic Church suffering violence in Ethiopia, Eritrea

Over the past two years, over 30 churches have been attacked in Ethiopia - half burned to the ground.

Online protest for freedom of religion in Eritrea

Tens of thousands of Eritreans are currently detained without trial in life threatening conditions in the country.

Ethiopian Archbishop refused entry to Eritrea

He and his fellows had to spend the night in the airport, before returning to Ethiopia.