|World Watch List Rank||World Watch List Score|
|Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz||4.3 million | 10,000 Christians|
|WWL Rank in 2017||Persecution Level|
Non-Muslims experience intimidation and persecution by Islamic groups. Believers from a Muslim background face pressure not only from their family and the government, but their conversion can also bring shame on their tribal/ethnic group, leading to wider persecution. As a result, most BMBs keep their faith a secret.
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