Eritrea Releasing Dozens Of Jailed Christians; Others Detained

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-– Dozens of Christians detained in Eritrea for unauthorized worship have been released, but many...

NEWS ALERT: Poland Rescues Christian Refugees

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest WARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Poland has granted asylum to 16 Christian refugees who accompanied Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski on a flight back from Tunisia.The Foreign Ministry said Friday, June 16, that the six adults and 10 children were "political refugees" from Eritrea and Nigeria, whose lives have been upturned by recent turmoil in North Africa.

Activists Commemorate Massive Detentions Of Eritrean Christians

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service LONDON/ASMARA (BosNewsLife)-- Activists from Britain and Ireland were taking part in a protest outside the Eritrean embassy in London on Thursday, May 17, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of mass detentions of Eritrean Christians, organizers said.

Eritrea’s Government Involved In Attacking Rights Activists Abroad, Group Claims

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By BosNewsLife News Center ASMARA/ROME (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists have expressed concerns over the alleged international efforts by Eritrea's government to intimidate opponents of its policies, after an Italian human rights defender was seriously injured when Eritrean government supporters apparently threw rocks and bottles at her during a demonstration in Rome.

Eritrea Detains Christians, Attacks Protest

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ASMARA/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Investigators say dozens of devoted Christians have been detained near Eritrea's capital Asmara as part...

Eritrea Frees Jailed Evangelical Pastor Haimanot After 11 Years

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reports from the region ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Eritrean Pastor Oqbamichel Haimanot, who was jailed for participating in a Christian wedding and leading "outlawed" evangelical churches, has been released after 11 years behind bars, his supporters told BosNewsLife.

NEWS ALERT: Eritrea Launches New Crackdown On Christians; 110 Arrests Reported

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(BosNewsLife)-- Eritrea's government has launched a fresh crackdown on Christians with reports that at least 110 evangelical believers have been detained since last week, a well-informed rights group said Wednesday, November 26.

Egypt Urged To Free Kidnapped African Refugees

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists urged Egypt's government Friday, December 10, to free hundreds of Eritrean and other African refugees, including Christians, who they said have been held as hostages by human traffickers in the Sinai Desert for over a month, and probably sold to other dealers.

Young Christian Dies In Eritrea Prison Camp

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos eritrea_containers3ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- A young Christian woman has died in one of Eritrea's military prison camps after she was reportedly denied medical treatment for malaria and severe anemia.

NEWS ALERT: Eritrean Christian Dies In Prison Camp

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By BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent Eric Leijenaar with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos eritrea_containers3ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian man has died in one of Eritrea's notorious military prison camps, the ninth believer known to have perished in detention in the African nation, a Christian aid and advocacy group told BosNewsLife.