Persecution Alert: Mailing Bibles and Religious Literature Banned in China

The Chinese government threatens mail couriers with hefty fines for circulation of any religious materials, as the goal is to eradicate them completely.  If religious books are found en-route, the courier will be fined 4,000 to 5,000 RMB (about $600 to $750), and the courier company will incur a fine of 10,000 to 20,000 RMB (about $1,500 to $3,000).  He also revealed that all courier firms have begun to register mailed items in order to be able to track down the source.  The company’s management has posted a proclamation promoting the “elimination of pornography and illegal publications.” The poster reads: “Do not receive or mail illegal publications from Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan. Content related to xie jiao, reactionism or separatism must be censored.  Read more: