Police across the country recorded 159 hate crimes targeted at Muslims, up from 45 in 2012, representing an increase of 253 per cent. In just one year, between 2014 and 2015, that number increased by 59 per cent: from 99 in 2014 to 159 the following year.
Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea, has tried to stamp out any religion in the Hermit Kingdom but that hasn't stopped outside missionary groups from sending Bibles and other messages of hope in. (The Voice of the Martyrs)
North Korea 'church' doesn't look like any other but it exists: watchdog
Being a Christian in North Korea means using secretive, spylike tactics to read the Bible, facing threats of the death penalty, and circumventing propaganda with tales of believers harvesting organs, according to persecution watchdog groups.