ERITREA: Christians Suffer Under Worsening Conditions
  • 14 November 2019

Conditions in Eritrea continue to deteriorate despite a peace treaty signed with Ethiopia earlier this year that earned Ethiopia’s president, an evangelical Christian, the Nobel Peace Prize. “The country is becoming worse and worse,” an Eritrean Christian said. “[There is] no electricity, little internet connection, the economy is bad and people are suffering. All phone […]

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ERITREA: At Least 150 Christians Arrested in Clampdown
  • 29 August 2019

At least 150 Eritrean Christians have been arrested by government officials during the last two months, with some of them held in an underground prison. The most recent arrests occurred on 18 August when Eritrean security officials detained 80 Christians from Godayef, an area near the airport of the capital, Asmara. They were taken to […]

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ERITREA: Christian Crisis in the Horn of Africa
  • 13 June 2019

On 9 July 2018, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki (president since 1993) signed a “declaration of peace and friendship” and declared the “state of war” officially over. President Afwerki had long used the ‘Ethiopian threat’ as a pretext to justify his regime’s violent and repressive dictatorship and the need for […]

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ERITREA: More than 140 Believers Arrested on One Day
  • 23 May 2019

More than 140 Christians were arrested as they gathered in a private courtyard in the Mai Temenai area of Asmara, in Eritrea last Friday. Our partner Release Eritrea reports that 104 women, 23 men and 14 children were arrested. The arrests came amid rising tensions and tight security ahead of next Friday’s Independence Day celebrations. […]

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NIGERIA, CHINA, INDIA: Persecution Set to Rise in 2019
  • 10 January 2019

In Nigeria, Fulani militants look set to continue devastating attacks against Christians in the north and central Nigeria. In the first six months of 2018 alone, they killed up to 6,000 and drove 50,000 from their homes. The heavily armed Fulani militants are following in the footsteps of Boko Haram by driving Christians out of the […]

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