|World Watch List Rank||World Watch List Score|
|President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita||18,690,000 (448,600 Christians)|
|Source of Persecution||Persecution Level|
|Islamic extremism||High Persecution|
Although dislodged from territories they previously controlled, the legacy of the takeover in 2012 has been a more radicalised society that is even less hospitable to Christians than it was before, especially for Muslim background believers and their churches. Even though most Christians live in the south of the country, they feel threatened by the attacks of Islamic militants, especially in parts of the country that are not controlled by the state.
In partnership with the local church, Open Doors is serving the persecuted church in Mali by: