The 2019 Open Doors World Watch List is sounding an alarm for Egypt, even as violent excesses of Islamic State and other Islamic militants have mostly disappeared from headlines. Since 2017, Islamic militants have gained strength in Egypt, where they continue to recruit and capture pockets of territory, landing Egypt at No. 16 on the 2019 Open Doors World Watch List.
The 2019 Open Doors World Watch List reveals disturbing revelations for the world’s two most populous countries—India and China—which have seen a dramatic increase in the persecution against Christians.
2018 Open Doors World Watch List for Persecution of Christians. The World’s Top 50 Most Dangerous Countries for Christians to be Unveiled. For 15 years, North Korea has topped the list as the most dangerous place to be a Christian. #WorldWatchList #OpenDoors
Open Doors met with the Trump administration in October and is continuing to engage with them on issues of religious freedom. Open Doors will recommend urgent steps for the administration to take within the first 100 days in office.
2016 World Watch List, a compilation of the 50 most dangerous and difficult countries in the world to be a Christian. Throughout the year the organization closely monitors Christian persecution and now, given the global rise of anti-Christian discrimination and violence, is releasing a new mid-year report listing nations not on this year’s Open Doors World Watch List but where persecution against Christians is significant. #OpenDoors #WorldWatchList