More Eritrean Oppression.

ERITREA: Crackdown continues as eighty more Christians detained On Sunday 18 August, Eritrean security officials raided a home church and detained eighty Christians in Godaif district, near Asmara airport. Men, women and children were taken to the local police station, and have been held there ever since. The raid is yet another incident in 2019’s crackdownContinue reading “More Eritrean Oppression.”

Twen, Eritrea.

Prisoners of Faith Alert Prisoner’s one request: pray for Eritrea! Our dear sister Twen (pictured) has spent 13 years behind bars in Eritrea. Despite having suffered brutal treatment this young woman, who is described as a ‘precious, lovely Christian’ by those who know her, is more concerned about others than for her own wellbeing. WeContinue reading “Twen, Eritrea.”

Priest sends alarming report of ongoing suffering in Eritrea

Originally posted on VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED:
“The regime does not relieve pressure: it is a state-prison” Photo: Agenzia Fides The official end of the war with Ethiopia has not stopped the exodus and people still flee from Eritrea. Boys and girls run away from an oppressive regime and from a very poor society that…

Pray for the Family of Imprisoned Pastor Haile Nayzgi

Aug. 03, 2017 | Eritrea Pray for the Family of Imprisoned Pastor Haile Nayzgi   There are hundreds more like him. What are the Eritrean regime accomplishing by locking them up? Nothing? Creating misery? Actually furthering the gospel as with Paul in Rome and acting as refiners of their faith! Pastor Haile Nayzgi has spentContinue reading “Pray for the Family of Imprisoned Pastor Haile Nayzgi”

Eritrean repression and persecution continues

Eritrea represses all religious freedom in the country. In 2002, they enacted laws that allowed for only four legal religions: Roman Catholic, Eritrean Orthodox, Lutheran, and Sunni Islam. However, these four religions come with significant stipulations. To join any of these religions, one must make four pledges: 1) Their loyalty is to the government, notContinue reading “Eritrean repression and persecution continues”

MORE ERITREAN ARRESTS

ERITREA: Newlyweds among 32 Christians arrested in Asmara in March Eritrean police arrested 32 Christians in the capital, Asmara, in March, including a newlywed couple and ten of their guests. The newlyweds and their guests were arrested on 5 March at the couple’s home. Ten friends were visiting for a traditional coffee ceremony to welcomeContinue reading “MORE ERITREAN ARRESTS”

Eritrean Church Leaders still in jail 12 years later

NEW ERITREAN PRISONER PROFILES: We’ve just added five new profiles of Eritrean Christian prisoners to our website. Rev G. GebregiorsisFutsum GebrenegusMeron GebreselasieOqbamichel Haimanot  Tekleab Menghisteab   Kiflu Gebremeskel, Patriarch Abune Antonios, Haile Naigzhi Photos: World Watch Monitor (World Watch Monitor) Although the tiny East African nation of Eritrea has a population of just 6 million,Continue reading “Eritrean Church Leaders still in jail 12 years later”

Another Eritrean prisoner dies

  Martial law in this awful country: ERITREA – Security forces shoot 28 dead Armed security officers shot dead 28 protestors while violently suppressing a demonstration in Asmara, Eritrea’s capital on 31 October. The demonstrators were objecting to the government’s attempts to enforce its 2014 plans to transform all private and religious schools into state-financedContinue reading “Another Eritrean prisoner dies”

Mussie Yemane-Eritrea

  UPDATE  In our Prisoner of Faith Alert November 2017 we asked if you would pray specifically for Eritrean Christian Mussie Yemane. Mussie was arrested and detained in 2006 and had remained in detention since that time. Praise God for a wonderful answer to your prayers. Mussie Yemane has been released and reunited with his childrenContinue reading “Mussie Yemane-Eritrea”