Press Kits

Sam Brownback Joins Open Doors USA as Senior Fellow

September 13, 2021
Open Doors USA announces Sam Brownback will join the organization as Senior Fellow. Brownback will continue to research the most pressing issues in religious persecution and advocate on behalf of persecuted religious minorities worldwide.

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Open Doors USA Urges Swift Ambassador Confirmation

July 30, 2021
David Curry, CEO of Christian persecution watchdog organization Open Doors USA urges a swift appointment of Rashad Hussain, President Biden’s nomination for the role of Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, announced today.

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New Report Details 'Imminent Threat' in India

July 1, 2021
According to a new report commissioned by Open Doors and researched by the London School of Economics and and Political Science, Indian government officials are complicit as human rights abuses toward faith minorities escalate.

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A Dangerous New Caliphate Emerges in Africa

April 20, 2021
Nigeria hosts the highest rate of religiously-motivated violence in the world, and, according to religious freedom watchdog group Open Doors USA, a new caliphate is emerging in the region of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Suicide Bombers Attack Indonesian Church

March 28, 2021
On Palm Sunday, Fourteen people have been injured in a terrorist attack at a Catholic church in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia after Palm Sunday services. Two suicide bombers are reported dead. “Their lives will never be the same,” reports Open Doors USA.

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Gender-Specific Persecution Report

March 8, 2021
Open Doors’ 2021 Gender-Specific Persecution Report reveals an alarming rise in trafficking and forced marriage of Christian women and girls. Enclosed are the report, methodology, and press release. Video assets are available by request.

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The 2021 World Watch List

January 13, 2021
Open Doors’ 2021 World Watch List is a comprehensive annual ranking of religious freedom conditions for Christians worldwide. Enclosed are data, images and spokesmanship details. Video assets are available by request.

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China source kit

January 13, 2021
At No. 17 on the World Watch List, China is the most sophisticated surveillance state in the world. Enclosed are country-specific data, expert source interviews, and relevant images. Video assets are available by request.

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Nigeria source kit

January 13, 2021
At No. 9 on the World Watch List, an average of 10 Christians a day are martyred for their faith in Nigeria alone. Enclosed are country-specific data, a firsthand source interview and relevant images. Video assets are available by request.

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Iran source kit

January 13, 2021
At No.8 on the World Watch List, Iran’s authoritarian regime is also emerging as a surveillance state. Enclosed are country-specific data, a firsthand source interview and relevant images. Video assets are available by request.

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