Release International has joined with the Evangelical Alliance, CSW and Open Doors in a call to stand in solidarity and pray for persecuted Christians.
The focus chosen by Release International for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP) in November was Eritrea and Ethiopia.
Eritrean troops have joined in the conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia, which is threatening to destabilise the region.
Dr Berhane Asmelash, director of partners Release Eritrea and a trustee of Release International, called for all Christians in the UK to remember their persecuted brothers and sisters.
And former prisoner of faith Helen Berhane told Release that Christian church leaders are being targeted in the escalating violence…