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Eritrea: arrests

It was reported in April that Eritrea is persecuting officially recognised religious bodies, as five Christians set to be ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church were arrested.

Morning Star News

The Christian support organisation announced that security officials in the capital, Asmara, arrested Petros Yosief, Bemnet Tesfay, Aklilu Tesfay, Ermias Hadgu and Aron Mehretu. The arrests came shortly after the church announced they would be ordained for pastoral ministry.