Eritrean Christians Caught Between Persecutors

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According to International Christian Concern, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has designated Sudan and Eritrea as "Countries of Particular Concern" in that both African nations have systematically, continually and egregiously abused their citizens' religious freedoms.

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UN Human Rights Council Approves Inquiry into Eritrea

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On Saturday the UN's Human Rights Council created a commission of inquiry into Eritrea, one of the world's most repressive states, according to International Christian Concern.

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Eritrea even persecutes 'official' Christians

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Eritrea even persecutes its own officially recognized religions.

Just last week, five Christians about to be ordained in Eritrea's state sanctioned Evangelical Lutheran Church were arrested instead, according to Morning Star News.

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Eritrean Government Imprisons 150 Christians for Praying Together

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Eritrean security forces recently raided yet another prayer meeting, arresting about 150 Christians in a suburb of Asmara, the African nation's capital, according to Religion Today.

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Eritrea: Christians Continue to Face Persecution

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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.

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Eritrea Jails 125 Christians In Campaign Against 'Illegal' Worship

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There was uncertainty Tuesday, March 5, about the situation of 125 Eritrean Christians who were "beaten and detained" in western Eritrea as part of a new government campaign against Christians worshiping outside the state-backed churches, rights investigators said.

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