BREAKING NEWS: Eritrea Christians Apparently Killed In Massive Detentions

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16eritrea-600ASMARA, 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.

Eritrea Detains 15 Monks, Group Says

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By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent patriarch ASMARA/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- Eritrea has detained 15 monks in the capital Asmara for allegedly planning actions in and outside the African country against the "government's interference" in the Eritrean Orthodox Church, rights campaigners confirmed Tuesday, July 7.

Eritrea Detains Evangelical Christians Including Children

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with BosNewsLife Africa Service ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Eritrean security officers have detained several evangelical Christians, including pregnant...

Eritrea Detains Christians, Attacks Protest

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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...

`Eritrea Detains Christians, Attacks London Protest`

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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...

Eritrea Detains Christians After Evangelism Meeting By Visiting Pastor

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Eritrean Christians involved in a recent evangelistic meeting in Eritrea remain behind bars while other believers are in hiding, Christians with close knowledge about the situation say.

Eritrea Frees Jailed Evangelical Pastor Haimanot After 11 Years

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reports from the region ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Eritrean Pastor Oqbamichel Haimanot, who was jailed for participating in a Christian wedding and leading "outlawed" evangelical churches, has been released after 11 years behind bars, his supporters told BosNewsLife.

Eritrea Releases Elderly Detained Christians

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Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos eritrea_containers31ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Three elderly Christian men have been released on bail from a military prison camp and police facility in Eritrea, Christian rights investigators confirmed Friday, March 20.

Eritrea Jails 125 Christians In Campaign Against ‘Illegal’ Worship

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos eritrea_containers3ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- There was uncertainty Tuesday March 5, about the situation of 125 Eritrean Christians who were "beaten and detained" in western Eritrea as part of a new government campaign against Christians worshiping outside the state-backed churches, rights investigators said.

Eritrea Government Detained More Christians In New Crackdown

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians have been detained in Eritrea this month as part of a massive government crackdown on members of unregistered churches, well-informed rights activists have told BosNewsLife.