Sign in or signup

4,291 active users!!Bandwidth
OCT 28, 2016
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -2 hrs
Top Sermons
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | FF | SA News
FRONT PAGE  |  10/28/2016
SUNDAY, AUG 12, 2012  |  4 comments
Bibles Now Prohibited in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan appears to be taking the repression of Christians one step further.

Joel Griffith with Slavic Gospel Association explains, "It seems the authorities are going into private homes and actually confiscating religious books from these homes during the raids they make; and they're also threatening fines."

The case stems from a series of recent raids, as reported by Forum 18 News. Based on the details of the case, Forum 18 began questioning the apparent violations of due legal process, denials of legal representation, misrepresentation defendant pleas, untimely verdicts, and so-called "expert analyses" that confused Protestant books with Jehovah's Witness books.

Griffith notes, "Police confiscated one Bible in the Uzbek language, and then there was a Bible in the Russian language that was confiscated. Then, from one Protestant home, reportedly, a book by John Bunyan was confiscated." It ...

CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article

The Coming Final Persecution
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  A Massacre This Christmas?! • Rev Ian Brown | 12/22/2008
•  The Coming Final PersecutionDr. Steven J. Lawson | 10/11/2009
•  Sri Lanka - Spiritual WarfarePaul Fountain | 1/30/2009
•  Persecution: In the USA? • Pastor Joseph LoSardo | 7/9/2006

   10/28/16  |  Georgia Demands Pastor Surrender Sermons After Filing Federal... • 5 comments
   10/27/16  |  Nigerian Middle Belt State: 800+ Christians Killed, 800+... • 2 comments
   10/27/16  |  Gruesome Attack on Christians in Kenya • 4 comments
   10/27/16  |  20 Chinese Christians Beaten And Couple Imprisoned For Hanging... • 3 comments
   10/27/16  |  Atheists Fight to Remove ‘God’ From AA Program • 26 comments
   10/26/16  |  Obama dumped on Christian Arabs while helping Muslims • 5 comments
   10/26/16  |  Died: Jack Chick, Cartoonist Whose Controversial Tracts Became... • 21 comments
   10/25/16  |  Secret tape: Hillary personally ordered Trump disruptions • 59 comments
   10/22/16  |  OB-GYN to Hillary Clinton: 'No Medical Situation' Requires... • 29 comments
   10/22/16  |  North Koreans Told Christians 'Kill People, Suck Their Blood' • 8 comments
   10/28/16  |  Feedback Friday for 10-28-16
   10/21/16  |  Feedback Friday for 10-21-16
   10/18/16  |  SermonAudio Tip: SermonAudio Feature Summary Brochure Revision 4 • 1 comments
   10/14/16  |  Feedback Friday for 10-14-16 • 1 comments
   10/11/16  |  SermonAudio Tip: New Christmas Book Outreach Project • 23 comments
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 4 user comment(s)
News Item8/12/12 3:15 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
No Bible, I have little doubt the statistics you gave were accurate, and so called secular states that has a majority of Muhammadans spiral into the black hole of the Inadequacy of Islam.

News Item8/12/12 8:59 AM
Mike | Florida  Find all comments by Mike
Praying for our brothers and sisters in Christ. Be bold in your trails and tribulation. They can kill the flesh, but not the soul.

News Item8/12/12 8:55 AM
BWS  Find all comments by BWS
The headline is misleading and fraudulent, coming largely from a group that financially benefits from people sending money to them as they track "Christian persecution".

Read even their own blog article and myths are exposed (like the comment below) and the headline shown to be gross exaggeration.

The government is largely *secular* and is afraid of Islamic or other religious extremism, and therefore literature considered seditious, inflammatory, or might tend to insurrection. Is there not a hint that the title of the Bunyan book was suppressed in this article? What if it was his book called "Holy War"? Would that not be treated (ignorantly of course) as possibly like a Christian Jihad title? They are cracking down on Jihadist literature, so of course they would confiscate (as governments get paranoid, like even the U.S. government has since 9/11) anything that would be controversial or in an unknown language.

2 Bibles taken that were in foreign languages (not understood by police) is not "Bibles now prohibited", and no such law has been passed. If this is "persecution" (with only fines, not bodily arrest or harm) it would be mild; but is rather based upon mistaken notions and misunderstanding of literature during "terrorism" paranoia measures, hyped by the West.


News Item8/12/12 5:34 AM
No Bible  Find all comments by No Bible
"Islam is by far the dominant religion in Uzbekistan, as Muslims constitute 90% of the population while 5% of the population follow Russian Orthodox Christianity, and 5% of the population follow other religion according to a 2009 US State Department release.[72] However, a 2009 Pew Research Center report stated that Uzbekistan's population is 96.3% Muslim.[73] An estimated 93,000 Jews were once present in the country.

"Although constitutionally maintaining rights to freedom of religion, Uzbekistan maintains a ban on all religious activities not approved by that state, with particularly harsh treatment of Protestant Christians being commonplace."

That Bibles are prohibited would not be news for this country.

There are a total of 4 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Georgia Demands Pastor Surrender Sermons After Filing Federal...
chris g p from england: "yes the sda may indeed be a heretical and cultic group,..."
-2 hrs 
David Cameron named LGBT ‘Ally of the Year’ for same-sex...
chris g p from england: "though at the time of forcing through the 'gay marriage'..."
-2 hrs 
McAuliffe-FBI-Hillary 'payoff' scandal explodes
once again from okc: "shocking, no slippery jimmy also on this one."
-2 hrs 

Mike Allison
The Anger of the Lord

Zephaniah 2:1-3
Sunday - PM
Madison Baptist Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS

William Cairns
The A Cause Most Desperate

Bethel Baptist Chapel
Sunday - PM
Play! | MP3

Ken Wimer
God's Kingdom Come

Gospel According to Luke
Shreveport Grace Church
Transcript!Play! | MP4

Dr. Peter Masters
What Lies Ahead in our Lives?

Metropolitan Tabernacle
Bible Study
Video!Play! | MP4

Kevin Swanson
Don't Vote for Cyrus

Election Day Sermon 2016
Reformation Church (OPC)
Play! | MP3

Sermon: Christ Our Representative Head
Ken Wimer

SPONSOR | 6,500+


What peace can they have who are not at peace with God? ... Matthew Henry

Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal

iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android New!
Church App
Kindle + Nook
Chromecast TV
Apple TV New!
Amazon Fire TV
Apple Watch
Android Wear
Kindle Reader

Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domain
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
Logos | e-Sword | BW

Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
The largest and most trusted library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide.

Our Services | Articles of Faith
Broadcast With Us
Advertising | Local Ads
Support Us | Feedback Fridays New!