Eritrean Prisoner Releases

ERITREA: 21 Christian women released from notorious island prison On 3 March, 21 Christian women were released from Nakura prison in the Dahlak archipelago in the Red Sea. Nakura is well known in Eritrea as a notorious prison built by the Italian colonial authorities in 1892 to detain Eritreans opposed to their rule. The prisonContinue reading “Eritrean Prisoner Releases”

ERITREA: Ten Christian prisoners released

News has emerged of the release of ten Christian prisoners from Mai Serwa prison near Asmara, the capital. They were released during the second week of January and while their names have not been made public, it is known that some were “long-term” prisoners, having been held for over five years. The latest releases followContinue reading “ERITREA: Ten Christian prisoners released”

Persecution Watch: Praying for the Inhumane Suffering of Eritrean Christians

Originally posted on VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED:
? (Voice of the Persecuted) Before praying for Eritrea, we want to pray for: Leah Sharibu and Alice, made slaves for life by Boko Haram. Eritrea: Population: 5.2 million, Christians 2.5 million Horrific prisons and human rights atrocities. Since 1993, President Afwerki has overseen an authoritarian brutal regime…

Family of Eritrean prison martyr free.

Eritrean mother of three dies in desert prison Our sister Fikadu has died in an Eritrean prison camp in 2017 within three months of her arrest. Her four children and their father Afewerki are now free and living in Canada! (2/1/2020)   Martial law in this awful country: ERITREA – Security forces shoot 28 deadContinue reading “Family of Eritrean prison martyr free.”

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 AlertEarlier this year we were delighted to report the release of two Christians who had been long-term prisoners in Eritrea: Twen Theodros and Mussie Eyob. Twen was first arrested in 2004. Her story is one of remarkable courage, suffering beatings and torture. Mussie was arrested in Saudi Arabia in 2011 after preaching outsideContinue 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”