The 12 most dangerous countries for Christians

Religion News Service | 1/11/2018 | Jonathan Merritt
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The report states that approximately 215 million Christians now experience high or extreme levels of persecution. This number may be overinflated given Open Door’s vague and broad definition of persecution, which includes “any hostility experienced as a result of identification with Christ.” Even still, the situation faced by millions of Jesus-followers around the world is dire.

According to Open Doors USA, here are the top 12 most dangerous countries for Christians:

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It’s possible that recent American foreign policy has contributed to a worsening of the the situation faced by Christians in these places.

In the wake of American-waged wars, Iraq (#8) and Afghanistan (#2) have experienced increased religious oppression. Libya (#7) has become a hotbed for Islamist terrorism after American...
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