Tag: Eritrean Christians

Irish government calls out Eritrea for arbitrary imprisonment of Christians

Ireland has made statements concerning Eritrea to the UN Human Rights Council twice this year.

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.

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.

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”.