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.

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.

Eritrea Detains Members Of Recognized Church

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BosNewsLife Africa Serviceeritrea_wire1 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.

NEWS ALERT: Eritrea Detains 30 Christian Women, Group Says

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service eritrea_wire1-150x150ASMARA, 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.

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...

Eritrea Online Protest Targets Massive Detention of Christians

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with additional reporting by Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ASMARA/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Leading rights groups and church officials planned to...

Eritrea Releases 69 Christian Prisoners After Years In Jail

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Eritrea released at least 69 Christian prisoners in recent weeks, including many detained in...