Open Doors USA a charity that has for over 60 years has worked in the world’s most oppressive countries, empowering Christians who are persecuted for their beliefs has released their annual list of 50 of the most dangerous countries for Christians. According to the list North Korea treats Christians the worse, However, CEO of open Doors David Curry speaking to the Christian Post revealed that “Afghanistan and North Korea nearly tied,” adding “Both countries are extreme in intolerance and outright persecution of Christians in every area Open Doors monitors. . . This is a tragedy considering the efforts being made by the international community to help rebuild Afghanistan are failing to ensure freedom of religion.” The open doors list also revealed the that majority of the countries to persecute Christians are predominantly Muslim.
According to the list the top 12 most dangerous places for Christians are:
- North Korea
- Saudi Arabia (Most likely because there are very few Christians in this country otherwise would be higher up in the list.)
It is estimated that over 100 millions Christians worldwide are persecuted for their beliefs. You can read the full list here.