This report calls attention to a growing trend that shows the source of Christian persecution shifting from nations with Communist governments to Islamic nations.
The first example of this trend is
In addition, radical Islam has gained a foothold in the Horn of Africa through the anarchy in
ICC's President Jeff King said, "Persecution must and can be fought. Religious persecution must be named and shamed on an international level. Journalists need to speak out about Islam's mistreatment of other religions, while concerned individuals should get involved in the fight by contacting their elected representatives and by calling embassies and requesting fair treatment for Christians overseas."
In order, ICC has ranked the world's worst persecutors as:
The report is in PDF format, and can be found on the ICC website www.persecution.org, or it can be accessed directly at http://www.persecution.org/suffering/pdfs/HallofShame2007.pdf.
ICC is a Washington-DC based human rights organization that exists to help persecuted Christians worldwide. ICC provides practical assistance, awareness, and advocacy for persecuted Christians. For interviews, contact ICC at 800-422-5441.