Tag: Eritrea

Elderly Eritrean pastors continue to suffer in prison

“Individuals who are arrested for religious reasons are systematically subjected to ill-treatment and torture,” the OHCR said.

Elderly pastors imprisoned for their faith in Eritrea

Ruled by a military dictatorship, Eritrea has an estimated 500 Christian prisoners of faith.

78 priests massacred by troops headed by Nobel Peace Prize laureate

The Nobel Prize committee refuses to revoke Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's Nobel Peace Prize despite accusations of ethnic cleansing.

The tragic fate of Eritrean Christian

UN agencies estimate that hundreds of thousands of Eritreans have fled the country to Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt in recent years.

President Biden appoints special envoy for Horn of Africa

Eritrea was once again named in the US Commission on International Religious Freedom’s latest report.

The five countries with the most Christian prisoners

Through prison sentences, governments prevents Christians from spreading the Gospel and discourage others confessing their faith.

Thirty-five Christians arrested during prayer meetings in Eritrea

Prison conditions are some of the harshest in the world, with inmates kept in shipping containers and believers often tortured.

Twenty-one Christians released from prison in Eritrea

Some 171 Eritrean Christians have been freed from prison since last August.

Seventy Christians released from jail in Eritrea

Eritrean troops are participating in serious human rights violations and violence that may amount to genocide.

Seven hundred and fifty Christians reportedly killed in Ethiopia

On the 15th of December, seven hundred and fifty church members reportedly died trying to defend the Maryam Tsiyon Church.