Ethiopia Muslims Demand Christians’ Farm (Update)


By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ethiopia_map_ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian man in southeastern Ethiopia fears for his life after a Muslim mob reportedly forced him out of his home and farm.
Fikere Mengistu's family owned the land for more than 90 years, but Christians said some 20 Muslims want to take over the farm, located in Deder town's Kufanzik village, to build a mosque. Advocacy group International Christian Concern (ICC), which is assisting his family, told BosNewsLife that Muslims already "destroyed his fence and have looted his possessions". ICC accused local police of being compliit in these attempts to "steal" his land. Police officials have denied wrongdoing.

BREAKING NEWS: Ethiopia Mourns 30 Christians Killed By Islamic State


By BosNewsLife Africa and Middle East Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

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By BosNewsLife Africa and Middle East Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

ADDIS ABABA/TRIPOLI (BosNewsLife)-- Ethiopia began three days of national mourning Tuesday, April 21, for dozens of Ethiopian Christians who were shown being killed by Islamic State (IS) group militants in Libya after they apparently refused to convert to Islam.

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


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


By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
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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.

Ethiopia Destroys Evangelical Church Building; 100 Christians Forced Underground

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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 Evangelist For “Terrorism, Treason”


By BosNewsLife Africa Service
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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.