Christians from India, Nigeria and Iraq Detail the Persecution their Communities Face

At the rollout of Open Doors USA’s annual top-50 list of countries where Christians are most persecuted, Christians from Africa, Asia and the Middle East shared how persecution has affected their families and communities.  Last week, the nondenominational ministry that monitors persecution in more than 70 countries, released its 2019 World Watch List.  Open Doors invited Christians from different countries to share their own stories of persecution.  Based in northeast Nigeria, Boko Haram is regarded as one of the world’s deadliest terrorist groups and is responsible for thousands of deaths and kidnappings. In 2014, Boko Haram reportedly killed more people than the Islamic State did in Iraq or Syria.  Read more: