Tag: Eritrea

International community prompted to act after church leader's death in prison

Following the death of a prominent church leader in an Eritrean prison international organisations are urged to act

50 young Christians released in Eritrea

Around half the group of young Christian musicians has been released after being kept imprisoned for months

Over 100 Christian college students imprisoned in Eritrea

In 2021, the European Union sanctioned Eritrea for its “serious human rights violations".

Christian groups demand release of a bishop and two priests in Eritrea

"The Eritrean government is yet to give a reason for arresting the clergymen," their statement reads.

Eritrean government took over a Catholic college

According to analysts, the recent seizures are in retaliation for the Catholic church’s calls for reform in the country.

US Department of State releases report on religious freedom across the world

The reports was announced back in November. Its full version has recently been released.

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.