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All articles in category Eritrea

March 2010

Eritrea’s persecuting government

Eritrea's persecuting government  When Eritrea won its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, it was widely hoped that the nation would become an example of good governance for the whole of Africa. Sadly, Eritrea is now regarded as one of the worst persecutors of Christians in the world. Eritrea is located in the Horn of Africa. Its…

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March 2010

Petitioning for freedom in Eritrea

Petitioning for freedom in EritreaBishop Michael Nazir-Ali, the patron of Release International, recently presented a petition to the Eritrean Embassy and No.10 Downing Street calling for religious freedom for Eritrean Christians imprisoned and tortured for their faith.     Tens of thousands signed the petition, after a major campaign by Release which included publication of the…

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A faithful church
March 2010

A faithful church

A faithful churchThe Evangelical and Reformed communities in Eritrea are under much oppression and persecution, but continue to seek to be faithful to the Lord in their walk, witness and worship.      Most are Tigrinya-speaking, originating from nominal Christian backgrounds. These live in the highlands. A smaller group are Arabic-speaking and based in the…

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