2016: The Worst Year Yet for Christian Persecution and Genocide

Craig HueyFirst Amendment, Religious Liberties & The Persecuted Church, Religious Liberty, Sanctity of Life1 Comment

2016: The Worst Year Yet for Christian Persecution and Genocide

Christians around the world are under attack and face death and genocide.

Homes burned.

Families killed, often right before the very eyes of their relatives.

Women and children raped and sold into slavery.

The attacks on Christians have grown worse in the past year.

Open Doors USA has studied Christian and religious persecution for the last 25 years.

The year 2016 was the worst year on record for Christian persecution.

What is the biggest source of hatred and murder against Christians?

Christians Persecuted (Credit: Open Doors USA)

Islamic extremism.

35 out of the 50 countries surveyed for persecution are Islamic countries, as are the top 9 out of 10 countries in the world for Christian persecution.

Here are the top ten countries ranked for Christian persecution:

  1. North Korea
  2. Somalia
  3. Afghanistan
  4. Pakistan
  5. Sudan
  6. Syria
  7. Iraq
  8. Iran
  9. Yemen
  10. Eritrea

The anti-Christian violence as accelerated most quickly in Pakistan, even though Nigeria is witnessing an unprecedented assault and genocide against Christians, too.

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One Comment on “2016: The Worst Year Yet for Christian Persecution and Genocide”

  1. America sadly will soon be on this list. Please prepare American Christians, it is coming to a neighborhood near you soon. The anti Christian attitude will turn us into targets.

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