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.

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....

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

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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: Ethiopia Mourns 30 Christians Killed By Islamic State

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

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 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.

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.

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 Detains Bible Distributor On “Terrorism” Charges

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- There was concern Friday, February 19, that Ethiopian authorities would press "terrorism" charges against a Christian convert who has been detained since May for distributing Bibles and abandoning Islam, well-informed Christians said.

Ethiopia Detains Evangelist For “Terrorism, Treason”

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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.