Action Alert!
Catholic World News

Eritrea releases Christian prisoners but threatens further prosecution

February 22, 2010

The government of Eritrea has released a group of 14 Christians who had been imprisoned for 2 years, but warned them that they could face execution if they engaged in any public religious activities in the future. The human-rights group Open Doors USA reports that there are 2,000 Christians facing charges for religious activities in Eritrea.


Sound Off! supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.