Ethiopia: UPDATE – Imprisoned believers released.

Update 12/3/2017 These men have been acquitted and freed having been imprisoned for nearly three years. They are reunited with family. Lord restore to them the years the locust hath eaten and may they not have to pay compensation fines. 11 May 2016 The final hearing of the case against Tibebu Mekuria, Dawit Jemberu, andContinue reading “Ethiopia: UPDATE – Imprisoned believers released.”

Families Fear Imminent Threats by Local Radicals

International Christian Concern 2020 Pennsylvania Ave. NW #241, Washington, D.C. 20006 http://www.persecution.org  |  E-mail: icc@persecution.org Media Contact: Olivia Miller, Communications Coordinator press@persecution.org (301)-859-3842 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Teenage Girls Imprisoned for Sharing Faith Released in Ethiopia   Families Fear Imminent Threats by Local Radicals 12/15/2016 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned thatContinue reading “Families Fear Imminent Threats by Local Radicals”

Habiba pays heavy price for turning to Christ

For most of us, becoming a Christian is the start of an exciting new journey in our lives. For many of our brothers and sisters around the world, however, it’s when the trouble starts. Habiba has had to flee her home in Ethiopia and go into hiding just weeks after giving her life to Christ.Continue reading “Habiba pays heavy price for turning to Christ”

Ethiopian discrimination and persecution.

Six members of a church in Kilto in the south were imprisoned for writing a letter to government officials that complained about Muslim discrimination in employment, threats and physical attack. Despite an apology they have been sentenced to several years behind bars. Pray for a change of heart and the upholding of minority rights inContinue reading “Ethiopian discrimination and persecution.”

The Afar of horn of Africa

1 Qembook Yalli qaran kee baaxo gine. 2 Too saaku baaxo hebelto’weelo luk manannaay, baaxo’bagul tu mananna. Inkih tan baaxo leek kibbinteh teneeh, dariifal kaadu kaxxa lee akak teneeh, kaxxa dite kaadu dariifal akak ten. Yallih Roocaaniyya too leeh amol haadak ten. GEN 1:1-2 This is from the Afar bible.  They live in one ofContinue reading “The Afar of horn of Africa”

Christians imprisoned for “spreading hatred.”

  By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent (Worthy News) – Last month, six church committee members from Kilto, Ethiopia, were found guilty of destroying the public’s trust in government officials and spreading hatred. According to Barnabas Aid, the six had dared to write a letter to their church leadership describing the persecution they have enduredContinue reading “Christians imprisoned for “spreading hatred.””

SUDAN: Two pastors are given passage to South Sudan,

Thank you LORD! LATEST… (Morning Star News) – Two South Sudanese pastors arrived home in Juba from Khartoum, Sudan today after an eight-month ordeal of imprisonment, fabricated charges of capital crimes and a ban on leaving the country. The Rev. Peter Yein Reith and the Rev. Yat Michael were acquitted of the crimes calling forContinue reading “SUDAN: Two pastors are given passage to South Sudan,”