30 Pentecostal Christians Arrested for Praying in Northeast African Nation

Over 30 Pentecostal Christians were reportedly recently arrested in the northeast African nation of Eritrea.

According to the BBC, more than two dozen Christians were praying in three locations around the nation’s capital when they were rounded up and taken into custody by security forces.

Reportedly, this is only one instance of a growing trend of persecution against nondenominational Christians in Eritrea.

On May 10, 141 Christians were arrested in the nation’s capital of Asmara after gathering for a meeting, persecution watchdog Open Doors USA reports.

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