Tag: Eritrea

Release of Christians in Eritrea raises hopes for religious freedom, says persecuted-Church missionary in SA

Reports that the Eritrean government has released 27 Christian prisoners of faith raises hopes for the release of other church leaders who still remain behind bars, says Filmon Tesfai, a fugitive from Eritrea and missionary with Voice of the Martyrs (VoM) South Africa. “These believers stayed from two to 16 […]

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

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 […]