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World Watch List 2023
360 million Christians suffer high levels of
persecution and discrimination for their faith.
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World Watch List
The World Watch List is Open Doors’ annual ranking of the 50 countries where Christians face the most extreme persecution.
North Korean Christians were given vital food and aid through Chinese networks.
Christians were murdered for their faith last year.
Christians around the world suffer high levels of persecution and discrimination for their faith.
churches and Christian buildings were attacked last year.
Christians were abducted last year.
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