Tag: Eritrea

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.

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”.