Eritrea: Christians Continue to Face Persecution

Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent - 13/6/13 ASMARA, ERITREA (Worthy News)– Religious persecution in Eritrea is at its highest ever and getting even worse, according to World Watch Monitor, the news outlet of Open Doors, a Christian charity that ranked Eritrea 10th on its World Watch List. This year alone, 191 Christians have already been arrested in ...

Christian Deaths Climb in Eritrean Prisons

By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent 10/8/2011 ASMARA, ERITREA (Worthy News)– Three Christians imprisoned for the testimony of Christ have died during the past months in Eritrea, including a 42-year-old man in solitary confinement Friday, according to a Christian support organization. Sources told Open Doors that Mehari Gebreneguse Asgedom died at the Mitire Military Confinement center from both ...

Arrests in Eritrea Continue

By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent 1/8/2011 ASMARA, ERITREA (Worthy News)– Authorities recently arrested 90 believers in Eritrea as part of a campaign against Christians that began back in December. Although six were eventually released, the whereabouts of the other 84 is unknown. In June, police arrested 26 college students from the Mai-Mefhi College of Technology, supposedly because ...