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WORLD WATCH LIST 2021

The 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!

THE TOP 10 COUNTRIES

Click on each country below to view individual country profiles.

Watch: World Watch List Top 5

Watch: World Watch List Risers

Watch: World Watch List New Entries

FACES OF PERSECUTION

Numbers have neither voice nor face. But it is the suffering men, women and children behind the numbers that the World Persecution Index is all about. That is why Open Doors presents the stories of individuals who are persecuted for their belief in Jesus Christ. They represent millions of other Christians and also give them a face.

Watch out as we share  more stories of persecution in the coming weeks.

10 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 has Open Doors been able to help North Korean believers during the pandemic? Here, Timothy, a North Korean escapee whose name we’ve changed to protect his identity, answers these and other questions… 

NOT ALONE.

NOT FORGOTTEN.

NOT EVER.

 

Your gift today will show our persecuted

family in North Korea, and countries in

the World Watch List they are loved

and remembered by you.

 

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