Report: ‘Pastors Beheaded In Ethiopia’

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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....

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Thousands Of Christians Flee Deadly Violence In Ethiopia; Churches Burned

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Christians are fleeing violence in western Ethiopia where Muslim extremists killed several Christians and burned dozens of churches, rights activists and officials said Wednesday March 9.

BREAKING NEWS: Saudi Arabia Deports Detained Ethiopian Christians

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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.

Ethiopia Muslims Demand Christians’ Farm (Update)

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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.

Ethiopia Evangelist Killed, Pregnant Wife Injured

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ADDIS ABABA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Ethiopia were mourning Thursday, April 28, after Muslim extremists reportedly killed an evangelist and assaulted his pregnant wife.

Ethiopia Christian Stabbed For Leaving Islam, Group Says

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Police in Ethiopia on Tuesday, September 21, detained two suspects who allegedly attacked a Christian convert with a knife because he abandoned Islam, a Christian human rights group 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.

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.

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.