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Kuwait

RegionMiddle East
Sources of PersecutionIslamic Oppression
Population4,100,000
Christian Population425,000
ReligionsIslam
GovernmentConstitutional Monarchy
LeaderEmir Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
Score61/100

Kuwait

Kuwait: Struggling With Sharia Law.
Life is hard for Christians in Kuwait. Around 70% of the population is Muslim and Sharia (Islamic) law governs the country. The Islamic State also has a large presence and people are increasingly hostile towards Christians. A bill was announced to forcefully eliminate all churches in Kuwait. Many have already been destroyed.

Difficult To Share The Gospel.
There are serious consequences if Christians infringe on the Muslim way of life. Saying anything that goes against, or contradicts, Islam is considered to be blasphemy. A new media law means that Christian websites and blogs must have a license to operate, making it very difficult to share the gospel. 

Any faith other than Islam is not officially recognised. This creates legal problems for Christians, especially when it comes to property ownership. There are also a lot of migrant workers in the country. They experience exploitation and abuse. The Christian workers among them are even more vulnerable.

Pray for Kuwait

Pray for God to change the government’s opinion of Christians and allow religious freedom. 

Pray for Christians to love and forgive Muslims who discriminate against them for their faith. 

Pray for Christian converts in Muslim families. Pray that their transformation leads many to Christ.

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