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  • Nigeria | 90% of 2018 Christian Deaths Were In Nigeria

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    The 2019 World Watch List reports 4,136 Christians in the top 50 countries were killed for their faith. Nigeria alone accounts for 90% of those killed.This violent persecution takes place in certain areas of Nigeria, not the whole country.Most of these re...

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  • Egypt | Coptic Christians Celebrate Christmas Days After Another Attack

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    For many of us the Christmas celebrations have long-ended, but for many Christians around the world, Christmas just took place. The Coptic church celebrates Christmas on 7 January.This Coptic Christmas was celebrated with heightened fear and increased sec...

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  • 2019 World Watch List: 1 in 9 Christians Persecuted For Their Faith

    Blog | 16 January 2019

    The 2019 World Watch List has been released. It shows that persecution is increasing around the world, and the 50 most dangerous countries for Christians.“The World Watch List shows that where the gospel is being shared, persecution exists. The reason...

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  • A Heart For North Korea

    Blog | 7 February 2019

    For the last 18 years, North Korea has been the most dangerous place in the world to follow Jesus, according to the World Watch List.Ironically, North Korea is the most religious country in the world. All of its 22 million citizens must worship leader...

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  • Russia

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    In the Caucasus region, Islamic extremists are fighting to establish a Muslim emirate. Many Christians who find themselves caught in the violence are forced to flee their homes. Christians from a Muslim background in these regions experience the worst per...

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  • Egypt's Christians Under Attack In North Sinai

    Blog | 8 March 2017

    At least seven Christians have been killed in the last two months in Arish, Egypt. In North Sinai, the area connecting Egypt and Israel, Christians are facing a fierce campaign from Islamic terrorists. Many Christians are now fleeing their homes to find...

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  • Key Events From The Most Dangerous Places To Follow Jesus

    Blog | 16 January 2020

    The 2020 World Watch List, ranking the 50 most dangerous countries to follow Jesus, has now been released.Here is what has happened in the past year in the most dangerous places to be a Christian.North Korea, #1 on the 2020 World Watch ListNorth Korea ha...

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  • Egypt | More Churches Legalised But Many More To Go

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    Egypt legalised 156 churches and service buildings on Tuesday, 5 March. The total number of approved Christian churches in Egypt is now 783. Since 2016, more than 3,700 churches have applied to be legally recognised under a new law. This law was designed...

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  • Podcast The Sri Lanka Bombings - Episode 35 - Part One

    Blog | 8 April 2020

    Open Doors LIVE is a monthly podcast from Open Doors Australia hosted by Mike Gore, James Kozina and Jocelyn Goto.This podcast brings the persecuted church to life, with each episode containing life-changing stories that mentor us in our faith as we learn...

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  • Podcast – Episode 35- The Sri Lanka Bombings: Part Two

    Blog | 11 April 2020

    Open Doors LIVE is a monthly podcast from Open Doors Australia hosted by Mike Gore, James Kozina and Jocelyn Goto.This podcast brings the persecuted church to life, with each episode containing life-changing stories that mentor us in our faith as we learn...

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