Pew found that 43 countries were found to have “high” or “very high” social hostilities regarding religion.
In response to an increase in COVID-19 cases, long-serving Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni enacted strict lockdown measures.
Earlier this year, the church's pastor was jailed for a month and a half for refusing to respect health restrictions.
Police have fined a Catholic priest for celebrating public Masses amid a nationwide lockdown.
Parish offices will only be open for basic services and preferably by appointment only.
If the claim is successful, the Scottish Government could be ordered to let churches open immediately.
“The pastor agreed not to proceed with the baptism or the in-person indoor service,” explained a police spokesman.
Many California churches have been fighting legal battles with authorities for months to reopen in-person services.
North Korea is ranked as the number one persecutor of Christians in the world by Open Doors 2020 World Watch List.