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Reports of Asia Bibi suffering attempted poisoning, then early signs of dementia, have circulated for the past few years. The British Pakistani Christian Association’s lead officer in Pakistan, Mehwish Bhatti, visited Multan Jail in April 2017 but was refused access …
Homes, shops and churches destroyed in Lahore, Pakistan, as police look on. © persecutedchurchnews.blogspot.co.uk
3,000 more killed than in 2015 – and that doesn’t even include North Korea, Syria and Iraq
Global persecution of Christians has risen to around 100 million, according to Open Doors, the charity supporting persecuted Christians.
It also reveals that North Korea tops its World Watch List for the 14th consecutive year, as the most difficult place to be a Christian.
The Open Doors website (opendoorsuk.org) says: “The persecution of Christians has increased… across every region in which Open Doors works… Religious extremism – Islamic, Hindu and Buddhist – is the greatest source of persecution of Christians.”