• Eritrea: Gospel singer released in wheelchair

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Eritrea: Gospel singer released in wheelchair After two and a half year of imprisonment in Mai Serwa army camp, gospel singer Helen Berhane who belonged to a banned evangelical church in Eritrea was released in late October, according to a statement issued by Amnesty International Helen Berhane had just put out a new […]
  • Eritrea: Two music shops shut down, singer imprisoned

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Eritrea:Two Christian music shops shut down, Evangelical singer imprisoned In December 2005, Eritrean police raided two music shops in Asmara, jailed all people present, and shut down the stores, according to Christian sources. Popular Evangelical Christian singer Helen Berhane has been jailed without trial since May 2004 The Rema music shop in the […]
  • Eritrea bans Ethiopian songs

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Eritrea bans Ethiopian songsBar and music shops owners have been told not to play Amharic music in publicStory from BBC Related reading ABSTRACT The people of Afghanistan under Taliban rule are subjected to an extreme form of music censorship. The only musical activity permitted is the singing of certain types of religious song […]
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