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 N. Korea tops persecution list for 14th year

As North Korea once again held its spot for the 14th consecutive year as the most dangerous country for Christians, religious persecution on every continent has appeared to increase, according to a new report.

Open Doors released its annual World Watch list of the top 50 countries where it is most dangerous and difficult to be a Christian on Jan 13. According to the list, Islamic extremism "continued to be the primary driving force behind the expansion of persecution, with its rise being the lead generator of persecution for 35 out of the 50 nations on the list."

This year's top 10 included (1) North Korea; (2) Iraq; (3) Eritrea; (4) Afghanistan; (5) Syria; (6) Pakistan; (7) Somalia; (8) Sudan; (9) Iran; and (10) Libya. ...

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