ISIS captures 88 Eritrean Christians in Libya, US official confirms

Pray God will spare the lives of these poor foolish refugees! 6/9/2015 Libya (Fox News)   The ISIS terror group kidnapped 88 Eritrean Christians from a people-smugglers’ caravan in Libya last week, a U.S. defense official confirmed Monday. The mass kidnapping took place last week when a smuggler’s caravan was stopped by the militants. TheyContinue reading “ISIS captures 88 Eritrean Christians in Libya, US official confirms”

Eritrea-Africa’s North Korea

   Eritrean refugees. Africa’s North Korea and one of  the Most Repressive nations on Earth, this is Eritrea. Population now 6.7 million. President Isaias Afewerki who has ruled since independence in 1991 is a dictator. The regime tolerates no dissent-no free media, no university, even the ruling part has not had a conference for years.Continue reading “Eritrea-Africa’s North Korea”

Mussie Eyob, Eritrea

    Since 2004, your cards, letters of encouragement and financial gifts have helped many hundreds of Eritrean Christians who have been imprisoned because of their faith. A significant number of those who were behind bars, and those who are still incarcerated, have families or parents that they cared and provided for before their arrestContinue reading “Mussie Eyob, Eritrea”

Eyes On Persecution: Eritrea-Shedding Some Light On The Darkness

(Voice Of The Persecuted) Eritrea has been on the hearts of those watching and praying for the persecuted church.  One of our advocates has suggested that we shed some light on the atrocities and suffering of the people of Eritrea.  And the extreme persecution and torture endured by Christians and other minorities. “The State of Eritrea, is aContinue reading “Eyes On Persecution: Eritrea-Shedding Some Light On The Darkness”

ERITREA: An Interview with Dr Berhane Asmelash

  3rd December, 2014 In November 2014, Rev Dr Berhane Asmelash, Director of Release Eritrea, was interviewed about persecuted Eritrean Christians, and his work in supporting them. Dr Berhane himself spent eleven months in prison because of his Christian work, and saw friends and fellow-prisoners led away to execution. He was working as a medicalContinue reading “ERITREA: An Interview with Dr Berhane Asmelash”

Hundreds of Eritrean Christians Tortured and Trafficked in East Africa

International Christian Concern   UN figures claim up to 3,000 are fleeing Eritrea monthly many of them unaccompanied children. More than 300,000 fled in 2102-what does that say about the regime? There are more than 100,000 in South Sudan alone. A report by Human Rights Watch published Tuesday has described and reported on the sufferingContinue reading “Hundreds of Eritrean Christians Tortured and Trafficked in East Africa”

ERITREA – 185 Christians detained at prayer meeting

October 28, 2013 This shows that nothing deters the growth of the church! Eritrean security forces have arrested 185 Christians in a raid on a prayer meeting in a suburb to the north of the capital, Asmara. Release partners report that Eritrean church leaders are fearful that this mass arrest in Maitemenai may herald aContinue reading “ERITREA – 185 Christians detained at prayer meeting”

Her Love for Jesus Shines Brighter, Despite Torture and Solitary Confinement

Oct 25th 2013 ICC Note: Eritrea is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a Believer. OpenDoors released the inspiring story of a young Christian who magnifies God’s grace in the face of brutal physical and psychological torture, starvation, and solitary confinement devised to force from her a renunciation of Him.Continue reading “Her Love for Jesus Shines Brighter, Despite Torture and Solitary Confinement”