Worst Christian Persecution Expected in Saudi Arabia, N. Korea
Islamic Saudi Arabia and communist North Korea are expected to be the worldâs 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.
âIn 2008 millions of Christians will face persecution,â said Andy Dipper, CEO of U.K.-based Release International, which released the survey of Christian persecution in the new year.
âTheyâre our family. If it was your husband, wife, daughter or son behind bars youâd move heaven and earth to help them,â he said. âSo what better new yearâs resolution than to take your stand with your brothers and sisters imprisoned for their faith?â...