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Eritrea: when a husband is in prison for the faith

Ruth, in her late 30s, with three children, although not imprisoned herself, has a church leader husband who is in jail.

World Watch Monitor

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Ruth (right) praying with other Eritrean women | photo: WWM

As she talked about life as a Christian single mother in Africa’s most repressive state, it was initially difficult for her to speak openly. Words come hesitantly, carefully considered. But then, as she relaxed, she was almost eager to talk about things kept inside for so long.