Pentecostal church in Ethiopia told to close after it was attacked by mob

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A Pentecostal church in Ethiopia has been ordered to stop meeting in a residential area, in the wake of a mob attack on the church, after which a church member was arrested for illegal activities that incited religious clashes.

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Ethiopian Christian attacked with machetes for evangelizing

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An Ethiopian Christian suffered deep wounds to the back of his head when he was attacked while alone in his home by a group of local Muslims with machetes.

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Ethiopia: Christians arrested for 'spreading hatred'

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Last month, six church committee members from Kilto, Ethiopia, were found guilty of destroying the public's trust in government officials and spreading hatred.

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Muslims Defy Courts to Forcibly Build Mosque

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A Muslim mob in Deder, Ethiopia, has forced a Christian man from his home in order to build a mosque on his land despite court rulings that guaranteed the Christian's property rights.

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ISIS Video Shows Shooting, Beheading of 30 Ethiopian Christians

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A video purportedly made by Islamic State and posted on social media sites on Sunday appeared to show militants shooting and beheading about 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.

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Ethiopian Officials Destroy Evangelical Church

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Heaven's Light Church in Harare, Ethiopia, was demolished Nov. 28 by order of the Shenkore administrative district that just days before had forcibly removed the church's sign, according to International Christian Concern.

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Officials charge Ethiopian Evangelist with Terrorism, Treason

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ethiopia.mapEthiopian officials have arbitrarily detained and arrested a Christian evangelist for terrorism and treason, according to International Christian Concern.

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Ethiopia: Court Imprisons more than 500 Muslims for Mass Church Burnings

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An Ethiopian court sentenced 579 Muslims from three to 18 months in prison for a week of violence against Christians that left one dead and 69 churches destroyed by fire.

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Ethiopia Evangelist Killed, Pregnant Wife Injured

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ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (Worthy News)-- Christians in Ethiopia were mourning Thursday, April 28, after Muslim extremists reportedly killed an evangelist and assaulted his pregnant wife. The attack happened last week, April 21, in the south-central town of Worabe, an area that is 97 percent Muslim, Christian rights activists said. "Muslims lured Evangelist Abraham Abera from Kale Hiwot Church, his home and place of ministry, and told him that his friend was sick and needed immediate attention. Abraham left with the men, who turned on him, beating him with rods," explained advocacy group International Christian Concern (ICC) in a statement. ICC, ... Read more

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Thousands Of Christians Flee Deadly Violence In Ethiopia; Churches Burned

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Thousands of Christians are fleeing violence in western Ethiopia where Muslim extremists killed several Christians and burned dozens of churches, rights activists and officials said.

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Ethiopian Muslims Burn Down Christian Homes, Farms

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Twenty-five Muslims burned down ten Christian homes, leaving eighty Christians homeless in Ethiopia, a Washington-based rights' group said Thursday, September 30.

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Muslim Men Attack Somali Church Leader in Ethiopia

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Two Somali Muslim men attacked a popular Somali church leader in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa Aug. 21, according to a Washington-based Christian human rights group.

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Ethiopia Detains Bible Distributor On "Terrorism" Charges

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There was concern Friday, February 19, that Ethiopian authorities would press "terrorism" charges against a Christian convert who has been detained since May for distributing Bibles and abandoning Islam, well-informed Christians said.

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