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.

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

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.

Ethiopia Evangelist Killed, Pregnant Wife Injured

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Saudi Arabia Deports Detained Ethiopian Christians

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 Court Releases Jailed Evangelists

By BosNewsLife Africa Service 9411ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa were anticipating the return Thursday, October 29, of two evangelists who were imprisoned for three months on what believers said were “false charges” of “offering money for conversion” and "insulting" the Ethiopian Orthodox Church (EOC).

Islamic Militants Kill Somali Church Leader

By BosNewsLife Africa Service _45836568_somalia2261MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have killed the leader of an underground church in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, a well-informed Christian rights group said Monday, November 16.

Ethiopia Detains Evangelist For “Terrorism, Treason”

By BosNewsLife Africa Service ethiopian.christians.help 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.

Ethiopia Muslims Attack Churches; 3 Injured

By BosNewsLife Africa Service bole_church_ethiopia1ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- Ethiopian police was still searching for key suspects Friday, October 2, after hundreds of angry Muslims reportedly attacked evangelical churches in the western Arsi zone of Ethiopia, injuring at least three Christians.

International Concern Over Detained Ethiopian Christians

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.

Ethiopia Christian Stabbed For Leaving Islam, Group Says

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.

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