215 Million Christians Persecuted Daily. List Of Top Offending Countries

Bill Hitchcock October 5, 2017 0
215 Million Christians Persecuted Daily. List Of Top Offending Countries

Open Doors USA, a non-profit organization serving persecuted Christians worldwide, has released its annual list of countries where Christian persecution is the worst. It is estimated that 215 million Christians are persecuted daily.

Open Doors USA defines Christian persecution as, “any hostility experienced from the world as a result of one’s identification as a Christian. Beatings, physical torture, confinement, isolation, rape, severe punishment, imprisonment, slavery, discrimination in education and employment, and even death are just a few examples of the persecution they experience on a daily basis.”

Christian persecution has been on the rise worldwide for the past 4 years. North Korea is rated as the worst offender and has been since 2002.

70% of the top offending 50 countries are Islamic/Muslim ruled countries.

50 top countries of Christian persecution, starting with the worst first.

  1. North Korea
  2. Somalia
  3. Afghanistan
  4. Pakistan
  5. Sudan
  6. Syria
  7. Iraq
  8. Iran
  9. Yemen
  10. Eritrea
  11. Libya
  12. Nigeria
  13. Maldives
  14. Saudi Arabia
  15. India
  16. Uzbekistan
  17. Vietnam
  18. Kenya
  19. Turkmenistan
  20. Qatar
  21. Egypt
  22. Ethiopia
  23. Palestinian Terr.
  24. Laos
  25. Brunei
  26. Bangladesh
  27. Jordan
  28. Myanmar
  29. Tunisia
  30. Bhutan
  31. Malaysia
  32. Mali
  33. Tanzania
  34. Cent. Af. Rep.
  35. Tajikistan
  36. Algeria
  37. Turkey
  38. Kuwait
  39. China
  40. Djibouti
  41. Mexico
  42. Comoros
  43. Kazakhstan
  44. UAE
  45. Sri Lanka
  46. Indonesia
  47. Mauritania
  48. Bahrain
  49. Oman
  50. Colombia


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