Tag Archive: World Watch List

The Cost (Edition 7)

Our 7th edition of the Cost was created in January 2016 and looks at the theme of prayer, with a focus on North Korea and Iraq…

World Watch List 2016: Key facts

Get to grips with some of the basic facts we can learn from this year’s World Watch List… The persecution of Christians has increased… across every region in which Open Doors works. Religious extremism – Islamic, Hindu and Buddhist – is the greatest source of persecution of Christians. North Korea is still the most difficult […]

Libya

Numer 10 on the World Watch List is descending into chaos…

Nigeria

Leader: President Goodluck Jonathan Population: 183.5 million (89 million Christians) Main Religion: Islam, Christianity Government: Federal republic Source of Persecution: Islamic extremism World Watch List Rank: 10 The basics Thousands of Christians have been killed or abducted by Boko Haram, the militant Islamist group who claim to have established a ‘caliphate’ (Islamic state) in northern […]

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