Islamic Militants Kill Somali Church Leader

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service _45836568_somalia2261MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have killed the leader of an underground church in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, a well-informed Christian rights group said Monday, November 16.

Ethiopia Detains Evangelist For “Terrorism, Treason”

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ethiopian.christians.help ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian evangelist remained behind bars in an Ethiopian prison Wednesday, June 26,nearly three months after he was detained on trumped-up charges of "terrorism and treason" because of his Christian faith and activities, rights activists said.

Militants Massacre 24 Christians in Ethiopia

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)--  Christians in western Ethiopia fear for their lives after dozens of believers were...

Ethiopia Court Releases Jailed Evangelists

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service 9411ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa were anticipating the return Thursday, October 29, of two evangelists who were imprisoned for three months on what believers said were “false charges” of “offering money for conversion” and "insulting" the Ethiopian Orthodox Church (EOC).

Ethiopia Muslims “Burn Down” Christian Homes, Farms

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By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Senior International Correspondent with BosNewsLife Africa Service
ADDIS ABABA/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- Twenty-five Muslims, backed by government forces, burned down ten Christian homes, leaving eighty Christians homeless in southwestern Ethiopia, a Washington-based rights' group said Thursday, September 30.

Ethiopia Detains Bible Distributor On “Terrorism” Charges

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- There was concern Friday, February 19, that Ethiopian authorities would press "terrorism" charges against a Christian convert who has been detained since May for distributing Bibles and abandoning Islam, well-informed Christians said.

Ethiopia Destroys Evangelical Church Building; 100 Christians Forced Underground

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Ethiopian-Church By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Some 100 evangelical Christians in eastern Ethiopia were without a central place for worship Friday, December 5, after local authorities destroyed their church building, a church official and rights activists said.

Ethiopia Detains Christians For ‘Crimes Against Islam’

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ethiopia.map_ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Ethiopia has detained two Christian men on charges of "crimes against Islam" in a move that rights activists said was influenced by "radical Muslims", BosNewsLife learned Saturday, June 15.

NEWS WATCH: Ethiopia Frees Ex-Muslim Jailed For Faith in Christ

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service GodlovesworldADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- An ex-Muslim who was detained in Ethiopia after refusing to abandon his faith in Jesus Christ and return to Islam was expected to be released Saturday, January 14, following six months behind bars, rights activists involved in the told BosNewsLife.

International Concern Over Detained Ethiopian Christians

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ethiopian.christians.help ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- An influential rights group says three Christian men have been "wrongfully arrested" in southern Ethiopia and that two of them face years of imprisonment for refusing to abandon their faith in Jesus Christ and return to Islam.