Christians gathered on Capitol Hill Tuesday to call attention to religious persecution in North Korea.
North Korea is the number one persecutor of Christians, according to the Open Doors USA World Watch List."
"We need to shine our light and shine the light of Jesus Christ on what's happening in North Korea," said Carl Moeller, president of Open Doors USA. "Because you see tens of thousands of christians in north korea today are suffering simply for the faith they hold in Jesus Christ."
Christian refugees from North Korea are dedicating this week to concentrated prayer for their homeland.
Saudi Arabia, Iran, the Maldives and Bhutan round out the top five worst countries for Christian persecution.