Persecution of Christians on the increase
by Gavin Drake
Source: Anglican Communion News Service
The charity Open Doors, which has been supporting the persecuted church since it was founded by Brother Andrews 50 years ago, has published its annual World Watch list of the top 50 most dangerous countries to be a Christian. It is, once again, topped by North Korea. Their research shows that persecution against Christians has increased so dramatically that persecution has risen even in those countries that have dropped out of its top 50.
Open Doors, the charity founded 50 years ago by Brother Andrew to support the persecuted Church, has published its World Watch list – the countries where it is dangerous to be a Christian. In this video they outline the top five which, for the 14th consecutive year, is topped by North Korea.