US Tourist Arrested in North Korea for Leaving Bible
North Korean authorities arrested U.S. tourist Jeffrey Fowle three months ago for leaving a copy of the Bible with his contact information and pictures under a bin in the toilet at a restaurant during his 10-day visit to that country, a source has said.
Fowle, a 56-year-old from Miamisburg, Ohio, who used to attend church back home, left a bilingual English-Korean Bible in a restaurant, Chongjin Seamen's Club, in the North Korean city of Chongjin just before he and his fellow travelers were about to leave on May 4, an anonymous source, who is aware of the case, told Reuters.
The copy of the Bible that Fowle left behind carried his name and phone number, and photos of himself and his family, the source said, adding he doesn't think Fowle is overtly religious....
"There are at least 100,000 Christians in that nation's harsh prison camps, where prisoners face torture, forced labor and possible execution..."
Boy. Such hatred for the God who created them. Such hatred for the God who breathed life Into them, waters their crops, and commands the sun to shine. This man has been in prison awaiting trial for 3 months now, and all over a bible. Imagine the overall hatred for God that a worker would take the iniative to turn it in, unless they were afraid to be found with it themselves.