Hundreds of Christians detained in Eritrea

OCP News Service – 22/8/17

More than 200 Christians are detained in detention camps throughout the country, reports Catholicculture.

High Concerns on the Situation of Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea

Recently a Christian woman was found dead in one of the prison camps. Eritrea is notorious for detaining Christians. Authorities continue to raid “illegal” worship centers.

Thousands of Eritrean’s continue to flee the country seeking safe haven in the West. Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea is the most famous prisoner. The Primate of Eritrean church is detained since 2007.

OCP News Service