By BosNewsLife Africa Service ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have abducted some 100 Eritrean Christians, including women and children, in two separate kidnappings in Libya and Sudan, well-informed activists and Christians have told BosNewslife.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two South Sudanese pastors jailed in Sudan's capital Khartoum and could face the death penalty as part of a wider crackdown on evangelical Christians, trial observers say. The trial of Yat Michael and Peter Yen (also named as David Yein Reith), who are held in the Omdurman prison, began May 19, BosNewsLife learned.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Sudanese authorities have detained dozens of devoted Christians and demolished part of the main church building of their evangelical congregation as part of an escalating crackdown against non-Muslims, Christians confirmed Thursday, December 4.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Lawyers who represented Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, the Christian mother whose conviction for apostasy and adultery was overturned, are being prevented from leaving Sudan following death threats, BosNewsLife learned Saturday, September 20.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM/ROME (BosNewsLife)-- A Sudanese mother who was spared a death sentence for refusing to renounce Christianity has been flown to Italy, after more than a month in the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Italian officials confirmed Thursday, July 24.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Sudan have mourned those killed in air raids by government forces, while believers in the country's capital were without a church Monday, July 7, after Sudanese authorities demolished the building.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for leaving Islam was overturned has been released after being detained again for trying to leave Sudan, her defense team said. Meriam Ibrahim, 27, was seen walking out of a Khartoum police station carrying her newborn baby, after several governments pressured Sudan to release her.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reportong by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Sudanese Christian woman freed from death row has reportedly been detained with her husband as they tried to leave the African nation with their two children. The news emerged shortly after a Khartoum court on Monday, June 22, ordered the release of Meriam Ibrahim, who was sentenced for converting from Islam to Christianity.