'Chinese Bible' show really propaganda, says Christian group
An exhibit of Chinese Bibles currently touring the U.S. is a government propaganda ploy, according to China Aid.
Bob FuChina Aid spokesman Bob Fu says the exhibit is intended to deflect attention from reports of growing religious persecution in China.
‚ÄúThis Bible exhibition is a political propaganda show,‚ÄĚ says Fu. ‚ÄúThe intent of which is to mislead members of the public, politicians and the church leaders overseas who are unaware of the realities in China and to cover up the Chinese government's persecution of house churches and any government approved church that dares to adhere to the principles of the Christian faith and refuses to submit to the government's political control and go against those principles.‚ÄĚ...
Unfortunately, it does take more than vague (or even not so vague articles in a Constitution to protect the rights of citizens, e.g.,
International Religious Freedom Report - China wrote: The Department of State, the U.S. embassy in Beijing, and the U.S. consulates general in Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenyang, and Wuhan consistently urged the government to expand the scope of religious freedom in keeping with the rights codified in the constitution and internationally recognized norms. U.S. officials criticized abuses of religious freedom...
interesting comments from an interesting source The UN Refugee Agency, nternational Religious Freedom Report - China, but probably written by our State Dept. The UN didn't want to have anything to do with the report, I should see what is said about the freedom of religion in Muhammadan countries?