2021 World Watch List

50 most dangerous countries to follow Jesus
Released !

For more than 60 years, Open Doors has served and supported persecuted Christians all over the world, so that they can stand strong in their faith, and be witnesses for Christ.

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NOT ALONE
NOT FORGOTTEN
NOT EVER
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The Syrian Church has faced war, persecution - now pandemic.

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Pray For Persecuted Women

Dear prayer warriors, again we must ask your prayer support for our persecuted sisters. It’s difficult to see how many women got in trouble across the world, because they believe in Jesus, their family and community are totally not accepting this. And even beat, abduct our beloved sisters.

9 questions about North Korea and the Covid-19 pandemic

Has anyone in North Korea had Covid-19? Will North Korea be getting a vaccine? How can you pray for the persecuted believers in North Korea as the pandemic continues? Here, Timothy, a North Korean escapee whose name we’ve changed to protect his identity, answers these and other questions.

Vietnam | First Public Christian Library Opens

After a six-month approval process, the first Christian library in Vietnam has opened its doors to the public.
The opening comes as a surprise to many as Vietnam ranked the 19th most dangerous place to be a Christian on the World Watch List 2021.

Surviving Four North Korean Prisons: The Story Of Yeong Woo

By the time Yeong Woo was 22, he had suffered greatly for his faith. He had only become a Christian several years previously, but had already been imprisoned and tortured four times after repeatedly escaping and fleeing from North Korea.

It has been 3 years since Leah Sharibu was kidnapped. Please keep praying.

On 19 February 2018, over 100 girls were abducted from Leah’s school. Tragically, one of the girls died in captivity. All the others were released within a month – except Leah. Why was she the only girl who was kept? Because she refused to deny her faith in Jesus.

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