Worst Year Yet for Christian Persecution

A new report by a leading watchdog group has identified 2016 as the “worst year yet” for Christian persecution, ever since the organization began monitoring persecution 25 years ago.

The report, which is produced annually by Open Doors USA, found that persecution of Christians rose globally for the third year in a row, reaching “unprecedented levels” in countries located in South and Southeast Asia, among other locations.

“Christians throughout the world continue to risk imprisonment, loss of home and assets, torture, beheadings, rape and even death as a result of their faith,” the report stated.

The World Watch List (WWL) ranks the 50 countries across the globe where persecution of Christians is most severe.

In 25 years of chronicling and ranking the political and societal restrictions on religious freedom experienced by Christians worldwide, Open Doors researchers identified 2016 as the “worst year yet.”

The report corroborated an earlier study from the Turin-based Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR), which found that during the year 2016, some 90,000 Christians were killed for their faith around the world.

The director of CESNUR and leader of the study, Dr. Massimo Introvigne, told Breitbart News that Christians are “the most persecuted religious group in the world,” and the numbers of those affected are staggering.

 

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source: http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2017/01/13/report-2016-worst-year-yet-christian-persecution/

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  • sunandfun

    This is because OBUMMER couldn’t care less about Christians and worships The god of islamist terrorists

  • The Redman

    white-folks R killing it in america as well.

  • Obama Sux Dix

    Obama’s been persecuting Christians for eight years, Muslim prick.

    • ExGOP

      Not nearly as badly as Trump will abandon all Christian principles.

      • Obama Sux Dix

        Trump will make America great again, Obama hasn’t quite destroyed it….we all know he and his puppet master tried.

        • ExGOP

          Trump’s plan is to destroy America. It will take years for Democrats to make it great again after he gets through with it (unless he gets impeached first–a likelihood)

          • Obama Sux Dix

            It’ll take decades to fully recover from the failed Obama experiment…if Barry wasn’t impeached, Trump won’t be.

          • ExGOP

            No reason for Obama impeachment, but Trump will provide MANY opportunities. He is EXTREMELY fortunate to have a Republican Congress that will protect him. But he is bad enough that they might not be able to.

          • Obama Sux Dix

            We’ll see…try to enjoy the next eight years of a competent president, after eight years of an inept, oblivious, uppity and corrupt Obama.

            Now, take your meds and go to bed, alone I’m sure.

  • Swampfox48

    Yes, we Christians are doing as God told us to do. And, that is to tell the infidels about Jesus. That way they get a choice which will affect them for the rest of their lives, and into eternity. Which do you choose? I made my choice and he saved me 60 years ago!

  • ExGOP

    There will be no Christianity in our government for the next four years, either.

  • ExGOP

    And it is happening right here. Trump announced that he is going to persecute the cities that did the Christian thing and provided sanctuary. Being Christian is a no no for Trump Types

  • ExGOP

    Well, God is being persecuted by the Trump administration. It is the most UNCHRISTIAN government in the US in at least a hundred years.
    But there are a lot of “christian” Trump Chumps.