Although Bae was offered to stay in China, she turned down the offer and continues to serve her underground church.
For having a Bible, a group of North Korean Christians was sent to remote village with hard labor and limited rations.
Open Doors' 2022 World Watch list reveals that 360 million Christians face persecution because of their faith across the world.
Nigeria, Afghanistan and North Korea have been "awarded" in this shameful list.
North Koreans experience the denial of the right to religious freedom from birth, the report reveals.
Conservative estimates suggest that about 80,000 to 120,000 people are held in labor and political prison camps inside North Korea
Yeonmi Park made a grueling journey through Asia to escape what is arguably the most repressive nation in the world.
According to two recent reports, more than half of the world's population suffer from growing religious persecution.
Pope Francis indicated his willingness to visit North Korea, the country, where Christians are the most persecuted.