Tag: Christian persecution

5 churches burned down in village in Kenya

Originally published in The Christian Post An association of churches and Christian clergy has demanded an investigation after unidentified arsonists destroyed five churches and threw human feces onto the buildings in one village in western Kenya, according to reports. St Monica Church in Otamba village in Nyaribari Chache area of […]

70 Christians freed from prison in Eritrea

Originally published in Christian Today Dozens of Christians have been freed from prison in Eritrea after being held for years without charge.  Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reports that the Christians — 70 in total -= came from evangelical and orthodox backgrounds, with prison sentences ranging from two to 12 years. […]

Persecution of Christians rises in Africa amid Covid-19 pandemic

There has been an alarming increase in persecution of Christians in Africa over the past year and the coronavirus pandemic has further exacerbated discrimination against Christians, according to the 2021 World Watch List (WWL) released by Open Doors International today. Even South Africa’s neighbour country, Mozambique, at position 45, appears […]

Christian charities call for international assistance for Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia

Originally published in Premier Christian News Christian relief charities and other humanitarian organisations have written a joint letter to Secretary General of United Nations (UN), Antonio Guterres, urging international assistance for Eritrean refugees in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. A violent conflict in the northern Ethiopian region has been ongoing […]