World Watch
List 2022

More than 360 million Christians suffer high levels of
persecution and discrimination for their faith.

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We are a global membership organisation with 25 national bases. We share one mission, to support persecuted Christians worldwide and strengthen what remains.

Our Impact

Bibles and literature distributed worldwide
Received Bible training
Received emergency relief

Last year Open Doors was able to support millions of persecuted Christians around the world.

This support keeps the church around the world standing strong.

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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.

World Watch List Map
World Watch List Map
Levels of persecution:
  •   Extreme
  •   Very High
  •   High
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