Eritrea:Jehovah’s Witnesses cry over maltreatment


Jehovah’s Witnesses have frowned against the ongoing mistreatment of their members in Eritrea. According to them, as at now, there are 52 Witnesses imprisoned.

None of them have been charged with a crime or have appeared in court, and they do not know if or when they will be released.

Three Jehovah’s Witnesses, Paulos Eyasu, Isaac Mogos, and Negede Teklemariam, have been incarcerated for 25 years. In recent years, several human rights bodies have expressed increasing concern over Eritrea’s treatment of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

These include the UN Special Rapporteurs on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea, the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, and the UN Human Rights Committee (CCPR). Eritrea has failed to implement any of these recommendations.

Source:David Williams for Jarrod Lopes

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  1. Correct……..There are way too many Believers of Faiths in Prison in Eritrea……..Anything outside of a Catholic, Orthodox, And Lutheran denomination is not allowed………Evangelical churches of all types are swiftly Incarcerated without any official Prosecution and Kept in prison Indefinitely just because the Dictator deemed they are Foreign agents……..However the AU EU and UN do not seem to mind the facts on the ground…….The best they could do is condemn him on his actions and go about doing business with him like it did not happen……….The poor Eritrean Believers are being Hammered by the Dictator Isaias and Slapped again by the International Institutions that Bluff but can not Bite…………Selah

  2. Its unforutnate, and I do not condone any torture or maltreatment or false imprisonment of anyone not matter what faith they have.
    Its also unfortunate that places like Eritrea and Russia amongst 38-40 other countries in the world (total population of 2-2.5 billion), have taken a view to protect themselves from an extremist religion such as the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society cult.
    i.e –
    1) separation of loved ones (family) for changing your belief, that you no longer believe in 8 men or the doctrines, that they will shun you within an inch of your life.
    Hence the very fabric of society is undermined that they can control their adherents enough to cut off all ties with family members.
    2) refusal of blood in emergency situations – simply increased heightened result of death. Again family separation from the indoctrination to make yourself a martyr for 8 men in a forest in Warwick!
    3) Covering over of hundreds of thousands of Child Abuse cases since 1950 – see example of 2000 victims (these numbers are only what the investigation used, there are tens of thousands more) alone in Australia (Australian Royal Commission – Jehovahs Witnesses case study 29 & 54)
    In short it is a cult, it is extreme, and it must be eradicated…not the faith, but the fact that these 8 bumbling idiots who keep nothing or report anything of the thousands of lawsuits going on right now from the adherents shows that they are right in the BITE model….and in point 3 by not publishing like they gloated over the Catholic Church CSA issue….they do not perform their own reporting on their own website!

    I wonder why.

  3. O comentário acima é de um OPOSITOR, inimigo das Testemunhas de Jeová, com certeza, querendo aproveitar pra tripudiar em cima do sofrimento alheio pra externar ódio próprio,criando questionamento inútil e calunioso, com um comentário que mostra o real objetivo de denegrir a imagem de uma religião seria.
    Por isso que o mundo é o lixo que está, por existir tipos assim!

  4. The above comment is an OPPOSITOR, an enemy of Jehovah’s Witnesses, of course, wanting to take advantage of tripping over others’ suffering to their own hatred, creating useless and slanderous questions, with a comment that shows or shows the true purpose of blackening an image. of a serious religion.
    So the world is the trash that is, because there are such types!


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