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 Muslims “Burn Down” Christian Homes, Farms

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.

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.

Ethiopia Detains Bible Distributor On “Terrorism” Charges

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.

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 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).

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.

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