Eritrea Again Persecutes Christians of Officially Recognized Faith

Evangelical Lutheran Church candidates for pastoral ministry arrested.

Mosque, Eritrean Orthodox and Catholic churches in Asmara, Eritrea. (Wikipedia)

(Morning Star News) – Eritrea is again persecuting even officially recognized religious bodies with the arrest last week of five Christians set to be ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church, according to Open Doors. The Christian support organization announced today that security officials in the capital, Asmara, arrested Petros Yosief, Bemnet Tesfay, Aklilu Tesfay, Ermias […]

Christian Students in Eritrea Punished for their Faith

Military beats them, threatens to keep them from attending university.

Eritrean dictator Isaias Afewerki in 2002.

LOS ANGELES (Morning Star News) – Eritrean authorities are punishing 39 high school students for their Christian faith, excluding them from a graduation ceremony and subjecting them to beatings and hard labor, according to Christian support organization Open Doors. After completing a four-month military training required in Eritrea, the students, including 11 girls, have been arrested […]

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