A report from The Christian Post today is saying that Indians have been warned not to carry the Scriptures into Saudia Arabia. Anthony La Fleur writes,
An official statement issued Wednesday in India that religious activities in private residences or undertaking missionary or preaching activities are banned in Saudi Arabia and could invite stringent punishment, according to the Indo-Asia News
C.R. Banswal, principal secretary to the Andhra Pradesh government, says the Indian ambassador in Riyadh had said that detention cases of Indian nationals on allegations of involvement in religious activities in that country were increasing. The statement says the Saudi religious police recently arrested nine Indians for preaching Christianity.
I don't know about you, but this makes me want to make sure everyone I know receives a copy of the bible as soon as possible. Do not take your religious freedom for granted...ever.
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