Worst Christian Persecution Expected in Saudi Arabia, N. Korea
Islamic Saudi Arabia and communist North Korea are expected to be the worldâ€™s worst persecutors of Christians in 2008, a church persecution advocacy group predicted.
In both countries, Christianity is illegal and practice of the religion is strictly forbidden and results in severe punishments.
â€śIn 2008 millions of Christians will face persecution,â€ť said Andy Dipper, CEO of U.K.-based Release International, which released the survey of Christian persecution in the new year.
â€śTheyâ€™re our family. If it was your husband, wife, daughter or son behind bars youâ€™d move heaven and earth to help them,â€ť he said. â€śSo what better new yearâ€™s resolution than to take your stand with your brothers and sisters imprisoned for their faith?â€ť...