The Jerusalem Post: A call to release Eritrean religious prisoners

Hopes ran high when Eritrea won its independence from Ethiopia in 1993. Instead, it has become not only one of the poorest countries on Earth, writes UC historian Athanasius Ghebre-Ab

Athanasius Ghebre-Ab, a professor of history at the University of Cincinnati and a parish priest in the Eritrean Orthodox Church, urges President Donald Trump and the U.S. to take action and lead the international community to release religious prisoners in Eritrea in an op-ed co-authored with Yosef I. Abramowitz in The Jerusalem Post.

Read the op-ed here.

Featured image at top: A man walks in front of a church in Eritrea. (photo credit: Reuters)

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