Open Doors Releases 2021 World Watch List

Global Coronavirus Pandemic Exacerbates Systemic Discrimination Against Minority Christians   WATERLOO – January 13, 2021 – While Canadians start 2021 getting used to new pandemic restrictions, Christians from India to Yemen are being refused food, medical care and other necessary aid, experiencing increased surveillance, violence and discrimination, because of their faith. This year’s World Watch List (WWL),
WATERLOO – July 15, 2020 – Brother Andrew, Christian missionary and founder of the organization Open Doors, began encouraging the church in Eastern Europe and Russia in July 1955. After observing thousands of communist youth experiencing a shortage and a deep need for Bibles, Brother Andrew took hundreds of trips in a Volkswagen Beetle, transporting
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WATERLOO – February 20, 2020 – Globally, the two most-reported persecutions used against Christian women and girls globally are sexual violence and forced marriage. Both were identified by 84% of respondents from the top 50 countries where it is most difficult to live as a Christian, according to Open Doors’ annual World Watch List (2020),
2019 World Watch List in Ottawa
List launch events will be held in Ottawa on January 30 WATERLOO, ON – January 16, 2019 — For almost 30 years, Open Doors has published the only instrument that measures the persecution of Christians, annually – the World Watch List (WWL). The WWL is a ranking of the 50 countries where it is most difficult to