Syria Relief Appeal
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Syria Relief Appeal

Open Doors is partnering with local churches in Syria as they show the love of Christ in action.

We are working in Syria and surrounding countries in the Middle East, providing emergency support to those effected by the crisis...

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A Glance at Persecution Worldwide

Roll over the map to the right for an overview of Christian persecution around the world. Click on a country to see more details.

Open Doors works in the most oppressive countries, strengthening persecuted Christians to stand strong and equipping them to shine Christ's light in these dark places.

Open Doors is working in over 60 countries worldwide - supplying Bibles, training Christian leaders, developing Christian communities and raising prayer, presence and advocacy for persecuted Christians.

Learn more about the World Watch List and how Open Doors ranks countries on persecution.

Persecution all over the world
1 (North Korea)2 (Somalia)3 (Iraq)4 (Syria)5 (Afghanistan)6 (Sudan)7 (Iran)8 (Pakistan)9 (Eritrea)10 (Nigeria)11 (Maldives)12 (Saudi Arabia)13 (Libya)14 (Yemen)15 (Uzbekistan)16 (Vietnam)17 (Central African Republic)18 (Qatar)19 (Kenya)20 (Turkmenistan)21 (India)22 (Ethiopia)23 (Egypt)24 (Djibouti)25 (Myanmar)26 (Palestinian Territories)27 (Brunei)28 (Laos)29 (China)30 (Jordan)31 (Bhutan)32 (Comoros)33 (Tanzania)34 (Algeria)35 (Colombia)36 (Tunisia)37 (Malaysia)38 (Mexico)39 (Oman)40 (Mali)41 (Turkey)42 (Kazakhstan)43 (Bangladesh)44 (Sri Lanka)45 (Tajikistan)46 (Azerbaijan)47 (Indonesia)48 (Mauritania)49 (United Arab Emirates)50 (Kuwait)
North Korea (1)
Somalia (2)
Iraq (3)
Syria (4)
Afghanistan (5)
Sudan (6)
Iran (7)
Pakistan (8)
Eritrea (9)
Nigeria (10)
Maldives (11)
Saudi Arabia (12)
Libya (13)
Yemen (14)
Uzbekistan (15)
Vietnam (16)
Central African Republic (17)
Qatar (18)
Kenya (19)
Turkmenistan (20)
India (21)
Ethiopia (22)
Egypt (23)
Djibouti (24)
Myanmar (25)
Palestinian Territories (26)
Brunei (27)
Laos (28)
China (29)
Jordan (30)
Bhutan (31)
Comoros (32)
Tanzania (33)
Algeria (34)
Colombia (35)
Tunisia (36)
Malaysia (37)
Mexico (38)
Oman (39)
Mali (40)
Turkey (41)
Kazakhstan (42)
Bangladesh (43)
Sri Lanka (44)
Tajikistan (45)
Azerbaijan (46)
Indonesia (47)
Mauritania (48)
United Arab Emirates (49)
Kuwait (50)