Charged with violating public order under Article 77 of Sudan’s penal code, they were released on bail the same day.
Pastor Estefanos’ lawyer, Shanabo Awad, told news sources, “This ruling is not fair and my client is innocent.”
The court hearing was scheduled for April 14, but the police offer who lodged the complaint did not attend.
In August 2021, two nuns were shot dead in cold blood by jihadists while driving along South Sudan’s Juba-Nimule highway.
The leaders were arrested a week after Muslim extremists demanded the church’s closure.
It is a stain on the honor of the whole world who knows, sees and does nothing about it.
The overall situation of Christians in Dudan has been deteriorating for the last few years.
"My country is troubled, and everybody is traumatised, so as a priest, my role is, to bring hope to those who have lost hope".
UN agencies estimate that hundreds of thousands of Eritreans have fled the country to Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt in recent years.