Malaysian Christians Don’t Want Defaced Bibles

18 Mar

And who can blame them?

The Christian community said today that it is appalled by what it says is the Najib administration’s desecration of 5,100 holy books shipped in from Indonesia and has flat out refused to collect the Port Klang shipment. The Christian Federation of Malaysia (CFM), which represents over 90 per cent of churches in the country, insisted that Putrajaya immediately drop the conditions imposed for the release of two shipments of Malay Bibles totalling 35,000 copies seized from Port Klang and Kuching port (“Christians protest: government blocks 30 thousand Bibles in Malay,” in AsiaNews, 12 March 2011).

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