Christians are admired, tolerated, or despised

depending upon many things,

especially where you are.


Here are the top 10 places where

Christians are persecuted¹.


(1)  North Korea

(2)  Somalia


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(3)  Iraq

(4)  Syria

(5)  Afghanistan

(6)  Sudan

(7)  Iran

(8)  Pakistan

(9)  Eritrea

(10)  Nigeria


   ¹ Source: OpenDoorsUSA.org. Here’s what they mean by “persecution”:

   “Christian persecution is 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.

   “According to The Pew Research Center, over 75% of the world’s population lives in areas with severe religious restrictions (and many of these people are Christians). Also, according to the United States Department of State, Christians in more than 60 countries face persecution from their governments or surrounding neighbors simply because of their belief in Jesus Christ.”