ERITREA: “The country is becoming worse and worse”

Eritrean Christians have described the current situation in the country as getting “worse and worse” both for Christians and the general population suffering from the repressive policies of the Eritrean government.

The news came in a report from Rev Dr Berhane Asmelash, Director of Release Eritrea, who travelled to Ethiopia on a fact-finding mission to meet Eritrean refugees.

ERITREA: Standing in solidarity at London Embassy

Yesterday in London, Christians from Ireland joined British and Eritrean Christians to stand in solidarity with the church in Eritrea, as a protest vigil was held to mark the 13th anniversary of the Eritrean government’s decision to close down all churches in the country apart from Orthdox, Lutheran and Roman Catholic.