Pledge to

Show solidarity with the persecuted Jehovah’s Witnesses in Eritrea.

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How to do this

Complete these steps by October 2

  1. 1

    I recognize that my country consistently harasses, imprisons, and tortures Jehovah’s Witnesses. 

  2. 2

    Outraged by the cruel and inhumane treatment of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Eritrea, I stand in solidarity with the persecuted and openly denounce the atrocities committed by Eritrean government against Jehovah's Witnesses. 

This pledge closed about 5 years ago

How this will help

Although the Eritrean society in general has very little to do with the actions of their government, it is never the less our pain when innocent members of our society are subjected to such...

Although the Eritrean society in general has very little to do with the actions of their government, it is never the less our pain when innocent members of our society are subjected to such inhumane torture and imprisonment. It is our responsibility, as human beings and as members of Eritrean society to at least stand in solidarity and be vocal when such atrocities are being committed in our home country.

To date, at least 73 Jehovah's Witnesses are in Eritrean prisons suffering harrowing conditions. None have been charged or sentenced, there is absolutely no legal framework how the government handles religious prisoners. Three young men; Isaac, Negede and Paulos; were 18 and 21 year old when they were arrested in September 24, 1994. They are now in their late 30's--early 40's and still in prison. Jehovah's Witnesses suffer torture while in prison to force them to convert.

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