World Watch List – Country Profiles

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World Watch List 2016: Released

The list showing the countries where Christians are persecuted most, has just been released. Resources will be available from 1 February.

The countries listed below make up the current World Watch List – a yearly ranking of the top 50 countries where persecution of Christians is the most intense. Click on a country to read about its current situation.

Ranking

World Watch List 2016

01 North Korea
02 Iraq
03 Eritrea
04 Afghanistan
05 Syria
06 Pakistan
07 Somalia
08 Sudan
09 Iran
10 Libya
11 Yemen
12 Nigeria
13 Maldives
14 Saudi Arabia
15 Uzbekistan
16 Kenya
17 India
18 Ethiopia
19 Turkmenistan
20 Vietnam
21 Qatar
22 Egypt
23 Myanmar
24 Palestinian Territories
25 Brunei

Ranking

World Watch List 2016

26 Central African Republic
27 Jordan
28 Djibouti
29 Laos
30 Malaysia
31 Tajikistan
32 Tunisia
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