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TOP 50 COUNTRIES WHERE CHRISTIANS FACE THE MOST EXTREME PERSECUTION

The World Watch List is accompanied by a detailed report on how the persecution is expressed and affected in these countries. Find out more and place yourself on the side of the persecuted Christians!

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NOT FORGOTTEN
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LATEST NEWS

Palestinian Territories: Rising From The Depths

Nadia* grew up in a Muslim family in the Palestinian Territories and always had a passion to draw closer to God. When her friend started living as a fundamentalist Muslim and followed the Quran exactly, Nadia followed along. But she soon hit a stumbling block.

Two Women Injured In DRC As Militant Groups Continue To Target Christians

Over the weekend, residents in Beni, a city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)’s eastern region, were rocked by explosions throughout the city of 230,000. Some of the incidents were attacks on area churches. City officials have warned of more expected attacks.

Egypt: Men Sentenced For Attack

An Egyptian court has handed a prison sentence to 10 men for an attack on a Christian community.

What Is Life Like For Secret Believers In The Middle East?

In many closed countries in the Middle East, Christians cannot share their faith publicly – or, if they do, they risk attack, rejection or imprisonment. Open Doors fieldworkers like Rashid, Jonathan and Peter (names changed) courageously work with secret believers, ensuring that they don’t face persecution alone. In this interview, they explain what secret believers experience in the Middle East.

This Little Buried Old Bible Is Her Most Treasured Possession Of Kim Da-Bin

We’ve heard about the risks, and we’ve prayed with and cried with the Christians who still follow Jesus despite those risks. We’ve seen the Bibles that were buried and reburied for years by faithful believers. They do all of this even as they live under a regime who will execute people for having a Bible. Even leaving a Bible in a public place is enough to lead to imprisonment. These are just some of the reasons that North Korea has been No. 1 on the World Watch List for 20 years.

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