Twen—Eritrea

  Pray for Twen (Eritrea)
 

Our focus for the last week of Lent is on Twen from Eritrea. Twen has been in prison for twelve years because of her Christian faith and has suffered beatings and torture. She and other long-term Christian women prisoners have been offered release if they renounce their faith, but refused.
Read the full Prayer Profile, which includes details about Twen’s arrest and sentence, her family, and daily prayer points (dated to begin this coming Sunday, 9 April, which is Palm Sunday).

 
TWO ERITREAN PRISONERS DIE AFTER HUNGER STRIKE

Two Pentecostal women died on 17 March, five days after being transferred to hospital from detention, where they had been on hunger strike  in protest at the violent sexual abuse they were receiving.                        Read more

ERITREA: “THERE IS NO FUTURE”

Dr Berhane Asmelash (Director of Release Eritrea) has spoken about his recent visit to Eritrean Christian refugees living in refugee camps in Ethiopia. He described the sense of desperation leading so many to flee their country.           Read more

JOIN VIGIL AT ERITREAN EMBASSY IN LONDON

On Thursday 18 May, Church in Chains will join in the annual vigil at the Eritrean Embassy in London, marking the 15th anniversary of the Eritrean government’s decision to close down churches

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