Open Doors 2019 World Watch List ranks 50 countries. One in three Christians face high levels of persecution in Asia, with India entering the top 10 for the first time.
Asad Noor, outspoken Bangladeshi blogger
Bangladeshi blogger faces death threats for criticizing Islamic fundamentalism
Rights groups are urging Bangladeshi authorities to withdraw all charges against blogger Asad Noor, restore his passport and end harassment of his family members. Noor fled to India after multiple threats to his life.