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2015 the worst year so far for Christians: Record-breaking list of Christian-Persecuting Nations released

The Open Doors 2016 World Watch have released the list of nations where Christians were persecuted in for religious reasons in 2015. And the the record-breaking result of the analysis is quiet alarming and disheartening.

“Last year was the worst year in modern history for Christian persecution," according to a report by the Open Doors 2016 World Watch.

1. North Korea——Score: 92/100 – Extreme Persecution
2. Iraq——Score: 90/100 – Extreme Persecution
3. Eritrea——Score: 89/100 – Extreme Persecution
4. Afghanistan——Score: 88/100 – Extreme Persecution
5. Syria——Score: 87/100 – Extreme Persecution
6. Pakistan——Score: 87/100 – Extreme Persecution
7. Somalia——Score: 87/100 – Extreme Persecution
8. Sudan——Score: 84/100 – Extreme Persecution
9. Iran——Score: 83/100 – Extreme Persecution
10. Libya——Score: 79/100 – Severe Persecution
11. Yemen——Score: 78/100 – Severe Persecution
12. Nigeria——Score: 78/100 – Severe Persecution
13. Maldives——Score: 76/100 – Severe Persecution
14. Saudi Arabia——Score: 76/100 – Severe Persecution
15. Uzbekistan——Score: 70/100 – Severe Persecution
16. Kenya——Score: 68/100 – Severe Persecution
17. India——Score: 68/100 – Severe Persecution
18. Ethiopia——Score: 67/100 – Severe Persecution
19. Turkmenistan——Score: 66/100 – Severe Persecution
20. Vietnam——Score: 66/100 – Severe Persecution
21. Qatar——Score: 65/100 – Severe Persecution
22. Egypt——Score: 64/100 – Severe Persecution
23. Myanmar——Score: 62/100 – Severe Persecution
24. Palestinian Territories——Score: 62/100 – Severe Persecution
25. Brunei——Score: 61/100 – Severe Persecution
26. Central African Republic——Score: 59/100 – Moderate Persecution
27. Jordan——Score: 59/100 – Moderate Persecution
28. Djibouti——Score: 58/100 – Moderate Persecution
29. Laos——Score: 58/100 – Moderate Persecution
30. Malaysia——Score: 58/100 – Moderate Persecution
31.Tajikistan——Score: 58/100 – Moderate Persecution
32. Tu nisia——Score: 58/100 – Moderate Persecution
33. China——Score: 57/100 – Moderate Persecution
34. Azerbaijan——Score: 57/100 – Moderate Persecution
35. Bangladesh——Score: 57/100 – Moderate Persecution
36. Tanzania——Score: 57/100 – Moderate Persecution
37. Algeria——Score: 56/100 – Moderate Persecution
38. Bhutan——Score: 56/100 – Moderate Persecution
39. Comoros——Score: 56/100 – Moderate Persecution
40. Mexico——Score: 56/100 – Moderate Persecution
41. Kuwait——Score: 56/100 – Moderate Persecution
42. Kazakhstan——Score: 55/100 – Sparse Persecution
43. Indonesia——Score: 55/100 – Sparse Persecution
44. Mali——Score: 55/100 – Sparse Persecution
45. Turkey——Score: 55/100 – Sparse Persecution
46. Colombia——Score: 55/100 – Sparse Persecution
47. United Arab Emirates——Score: 55/100 – Sparse Persecution
48. Bahrain——Score: 54/100 – Sparse Persecution
49. Niger——Score: 53/100 – Sparse Persecution
50. Oman——Score: 53/100 – Sparse Persecution

 









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10 comments

  1. Catholic Strong Reply

    The study is incomplete. The mild or ignored coverage of this growing world epidemic/ potential genocide of people who truly practice and identify with the Christian faith should give us all cause to cry out to Abba Father, hold strong to our faith and pray without ceasing! We must not continue to slumber and ignore the spiritual and physical persecutions happing around us. The agenda to destroy is the theme in all cases. May God touch Hearts of those who hate and persecute us for the sake of peace. May Christ deliver us from all that is evil. In Jesus Holy Name We pray, Amen!

  2. C A MATHEW Reply

    GOD WILL HELP US CHISTIANS

    1. chola viray Reply

      SAD NEWS Please pray Urgent prayer request. “Pray for the Church in lndia burned down 20 churches last night. Tonight want to destroy, more than 200 churches in Olisabang province. They want to kill 200 missionaries within the next 24 hours. All Christians are hiding in villages…. Pray for them and send this message to all Christians you know. Ask God to have mercy on our brothers and sisters in India. “When

  3. Patrick Gannon Reply

    If God uses “pay back” as a way to mete out justice, then Christian persecution has barely begun. Christians have been persecuting others since they burned down pagan temples, starting in the year 315 CE, and that was just the start. The history of Christianity as persecutor is well known and was, in many cases, far more horrific than what is happening today.

    http://www.truthbeknown.com/victims.htm

    I certainly don’t advocate for the persecution of anyone, but it’s equally important to remember that Christianity has been one of the worse persecutors in history. If you really believe in Bible God, you might want to ponder if this is His idea of payback.

    1. Catholic Strong Reply

      Are we to conclude that you have become the judge and juror of today’s Christian’s in support of our continuous prececutions from those bent on destroying the church of God? If so, then this dialogue must cease with your validation of this hate red, malice, wickedness and discrimation that now plagues the children of God. These acts are often overlooked or suppressed as Christians are often reminded to practice Mercy and love for the sake of peace. Ironically, it is usually their oppressors that remind them of these virtues while continuing to inflect pain. My the peace of the Lord find you! For the sake of his sorrowful passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world! Jesus I Trust in you!

      1. Catholic Strong Reply

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        Are we to conclude that you have become the judge and juror of today’s Christian’s in support of our continuous prececutions from those bent on destroying the church of God? If so, then this dialogue must cease with your validation of this hatered, malice, wickedness and discrimation that now plagues the children of God. These acts are often overlooked or suppressed as Christians are often reminded to practice Mercy and love for the sake of peace. Ironically, it is usually their oppressors that mock them about these virtues while continuing to inflect pain. May the peace of the Lord find you! For the sake of his sorrowful passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world! Jesus I Trust in you!

      2. Patrick Gannon Reply

        I’m not judge or jury. Religions always kill each other – particularly the monotheistic ones because their holy, sacred scriptures tell them to. I’m simply wondering, if there really is a God, whether He/She/It would be a little peeved at all the inhumanity Christians have propagated in the past, and whether it might be time for some payback.

        If I had my way, everyone would stop practicing religion and all the religious persecution on all sides would come to an end.

    2. AJ Reply

      Nations conquering nations is not the same as Christians persecuting people.

      Soldiers and conquerors for the kingdom were hardly what I would consider Christian.

      Also, it was a common practice for townspeople to become whatever religion their new King was. Regardless of what religion, the people knew they were expected to be the Kings religion, if they didn’t obey they were killed. This was their culture and customs.

      1. Daniel Rooke Reply

        I know you’re trying to defend Christianity, but you don’t need to lie and make stuff up. There were plenty of faithless kings and faithless peasants but there were also many great saints, all of whom chose freely (then as now). There is no bad scandalous Chistian history, only examples of imperfection in a society striving for perfection.

        1. Patrick Gannon Reply

          NO! You are not going to write off the horrors perpetrated by the RCC. NO! You cannot change history. Christianity – the Church – the organization; not just individuals, has perpetuated untold misery on humans since it was founded. Take a look at some of the toys of the RCC back in the day: http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/vatican/esp_vatican29.htm

          As for scandal – if centuries of priests raping children, and being protected by the Church isn’t scandalous, then I don’t know what is.

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