By BosNewsLife Africa Service ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian activists say two Ethiopian pastors have been beheaded in Ethiopia as violence spreads against devoted Christians....
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.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BosNewsLife)-- Saudi Arabia has deported all 35 Ethiopian Christians who were detained last year for holding an all-night prayer vigil, rights activists involved in the case confirmed Friday, August 3.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service 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.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service 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.
By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Senior International Correspondent with BosNewsLife Africa Service
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos 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.
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