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5 Things to Know About China’s Big Jump on the 2019 World Watch List

What has changed in the last year that has led to such a leap in pressure and oppression…

A Dark Reality—Christian Women in 73 Countries Face Hidden Persecution Every Day

Around the world, increasing numbers of women face double vulnerability—because they are Christians and because they are female.

The Ongoing Battle of Two Christian Persecution Hotbeds

How can North Korea and Afghanistan be neck-and-neck on the 2019 World Watch List?

5 Major Trends Influencing Global Christian Persecution

The 2019 World Watch List report reveals five major trends that were significant role players in the persecution…

Christian Persecution by the Numbers

The 2019 World Watch List reveals telling numbers about the depth, prevalence and widespread reach of the persecution…

The 10 Most Dangerous Places to Be a Christian

In the top 50 countries where it's most dangerous to be a Christian, more than 245 million Christians…

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