NEWS ALERT: Eritrea Christians Die In Prison Camp, Nearly 3,000 Detained
By BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent Eric Leijenaar and BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- At least two detained Christians have died this month in Eritrea after a "long period of torture" in a notorious military prison camp, while the number of Christians jailed in the African nation because of their faith approaches 3,000, a well-informed Christian rights group said Wednesday, January 21.
Eritrea Detains Members Of Recognized Church
BosNewsLife Africa Service ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Eritrea's capital Asmara remained concerned Thursday, May 1, over the plight of five fellow believers after they were detained while training to be pastors in the capital Asmara.
Eritrea Refugees Detained In Sinai Desert, Group Says
Eritrea Releases Three Christian Women From Military Camp
By BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent Eric Leijenaar ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Three women were free Friday, May 8, as Eritrean authorities unexpectedly released them from a notorious military prison camp where they were detained for six months because of their membership of a "banned" Christian movement, an advocacy group with close knowledge of the situation said.
Egypt Urged To Free Kidnapped African Refugees
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.
BREAKING NEWS: Eritrea Christians Apparently Killed In Massive Detentions
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ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Several churches in Eritrea were without their leaders and other believers Sunday, December 21, as a government-backed campaign of mass arrests reached the capital Asmara amid fears several detainees died of mistreatment, Christians said.
Young Christian Dies In Eritrea Prison Camp
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ASMARA, 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.
`Eritrea Detains Christians, Attacks London Protest`
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...
BREAKING NEWS: Traffickers Threaten To Kill Eritrean Christian Hostage
By BosNewsLife Africa Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Time was running out Thursday, November 22, for an abducted Christian Eritrean man in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after his kidnappers told him to pay $25,000 or face “organ harvesting” and be killed, he and Christian rights activists said.
NEWS ALERT: Eritrea Detains 30 Christian Women, Group Says
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Security forces in Eritrea have detained dozens, mostly elderly, Christian women in the capital Amara as part of a crackdown on evangelical activities, an advocacy group said Monday, December 7.