Islamic extremism now has a rival, according to 2017 World Watch List.
CHR Comment: Islamic extremism and ethnic nationalism pose the greatest threats to Christians according to this report.
Source: ‘Worst Year Yet’: The Top 50 Countries Where It’s Hardest to Be a Christian | News & Reporting | Christianity Today
(UPDATED) Hermit Kingdom losing lead as modern persecution hits record high, according to 2016 World Watch List.
CHR Comment: The article includes a run down of the fifty countries where Christians are most likely to be persecuted this year. The locations are coded to an infographic map, which has been saved to the Church History Review map and infographic page for easy reference.
Source: North Korea Gets Competition: The Top 50 Countries Where It’s Now Hardest To Be a Christian | Gleanings | ChristianityToday.com