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    'I was 20, and I was arrested'

    Watch Mojtaba from Iran share his incredible story of how God used him to share about Jesus even in an Iranian prison...

When one door closes...

Watch this short video of a pastor in China explain how despite increased monitoring and pressure from government, God is opening new doors...

How you become a secret Christian

"God is doing powerful things in my country, but He has given us ‘night vision’. The night will get darker before the day comes..." Check out this amazing story from a secret believer!



North Korea: Meet Prisoner 42

See what is really like for Christians in North Korean prison camps...


Having guts: Brother Andrew

"We ought to become people of guts, courage and conviction". Meet the legend who founded Open Doors...

Persecution: Can it lead to good?

Violence, intimidation, bullying, pain and death. Can these things ever lead to good? Check out this five minute read...

World Watch List 2021: What you need to know...

Essential facts and stats gleaned from the 2021 Open Doors World Watch List - your quick guide to where the Church is facing pressure and persecution...

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