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Report: Global Christian Persecution Rose for Third Year in a Row in 2016

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A watchdog organization that releases a report each year on the global persecution of Christians says that acts of hostility against believers rose for the third year in a row in 2016, with persecution in South and Southeast Asia particularly rising to “unprecedented levels.”

“For Christians in the West, the Open Doors World Watch List is a clear indicator that we need to advocate on behalf of those who do not have the same religious freedom privileges we do,” said David Curry, president and CEO of Open Doors USA in a statement.

Source: Report: Global Christian Persecution Rose for Third Year in a Row in 2016 | Christian News Network

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