Man gets two-year sentence for smuggling Bibles to China

BEIJING–Chinese authorities on Monday ordered a Hong Kong businessman who carried thousands of Bibles into China to spend two years in prison, a lighter sentence than many had expected. Hong Kong merchant Li Guangqiang was convicted of "illegal business activities" by a court in the southeastern province of Fujian, relatives and fellow church members said. […]

China takes stand in Bible trial

BEIJING–China warned foreign governments Tuesday not to meddle in its internal affairs as it vowed to press ahead with plans to prosecute a Hong Kong businessman who allegedly carried thousands of Bibles into mainland China for distribution to a banned fundamentalist Christian group. Foreign Ministry spokesman Sun Yuxi said the 38-year-old businessman, Li Guangqiang, “broke […]