Tag: Eritrea

SA believers should use their freedom well says Christian fugitive from Eritrea
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SA believers should use their freedom well says Christian fugitive from Eritrea

South African Christians should use their extensive religious freedom to share the Gospel at every opportunity said Filmon Tesfai, a Christian health professional who has been jailed four times and suffered torture for his faith in his home country, Eritrea. Since escaping from his homeland in the Horn of Africa […]

Children, entire evangelical families being arrested in Eritrea simply for praying
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Children, entire evangelical families being arrested in Eritrea simply for praying

Originally published in The Christian Post Entire evangelical Christian families, including children, are reportedly being arrested in new persecution tactics being used by Eritrean officials, human rights activists have said. “Since May of this year, nearly 200 Christians have been arrested. The interesting thing about this — they have shifted […]

Persecution in Eritrea getting worse
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Persecution in Eritrea getting worse

Around 1,200 Christians now incarcerated after a spate of arrests in 2013 By World Watch Monitor Religious persecution in Eritrea is at its “highest level ever and getting worse”, an Eritrean Christian leader, who cannot be named for security reasons, has told the Christian charity Open Doors International. Thirty-seven Christian […]