Myanmar & its only Christian Tribe

Myanmar & its only Christian Tribe

The Chin tribe is one of Myanmar’s eight major tribes, and is also known to be the country’s only ‘Christian’ tribe. For decades, the Chins have tried to preserve their Christian identity from the government’s Buddhist-assimilation efforts, enduring persecution in the form of threats, rape, and other forms of violence.

Take a look at Myanmar and the Chin people through our latest photo story.

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A Glance at Persecution Worldwide

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Where other Christian organisations cannot enter or have been forced to flee, Open Doors can be found - supplying Bibles, training Christian leaders, developing Christian communities and ensuring prayer, presence and advocacy for persecuted Christians.

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Persecution all over the world
1 (North Korea)2 (Iraq)3 (Eritrea)4 (Afghanistan)5 (Syria)6 (Pakistan)7 (Somalia)8 (Sudan)9 (Iran)10 (Libya)11 (Yemen)12 (Nigeria)13 (Maldives)14 (Saudi Arabia)15 (Uzbekistan)16 (Kenya)17 (India)18 (Ethiopia)19 (Turkmenistan)20 (Vietnam)21 (Qatar)22 (Egypt)23 (Myanmar (Burma))24 (Palestinian Territories)25 (Brunei)26 (Central African Republic)27 (Jordan)28 (Djibouti)29 (Laos)30 (Malaysia)31 (Tajikistan)32 (Tunisia)33 (China)34 (Azerbaijan)35 (Bangladesh)36 (Tanzania)37 (Algeria)38 (Bhutan)39 (Comoros)40 (Mexico)41 (Kuwait)42 (Kazakhstan)43 (Indonesia)44 (Mali)45 (Turkey)46 (Colombia)47 (United Arab Emirates)48 (Bahrain)49 (Niger)50 (Oman)
North Korea (1)
Iraq (2)
Eritrea (3)
Afghanistan (4)
Syria (5)
Pakistan (6)
Somalia (7)
Sudan (8)
Iran (9)
Libya (10)
Yemen (11)
Nigeria (12)
Maldives (13)
Saudi Arabia (14)
Uzbekistan (15)
Kenya (16)
India (17)
Ethiopia (18)
Turkmenistan (19)
Vietnam (20)
Qatar (21)
Egypt (22)
Myanmar (Burma) (23)
Palestinian Territories (24)
Brunei (25)
Central African Republic (26)
Jordan (27)
Djibouti (28)
Laos (29)
Malaysia (30)
Tajikistan (31)
Tunisia (32)
China (33)
Azerbaijan (34)
Bangladesh (35)
Tanzania (36)
Algeria (37)
Bhutan (38)
Comoros (39)
Mexico (40)
Kuwait (41)
Kazakhstan (42)
Indonesia (43)
Mali (44)
Turkey (45)
Colombia (46)
United Arab Emirates (47)
Bahrain (48)
Niger (49)
Oman (50)