China Prohibits Foreigners from Spreading Online Religious Services

Monday, 27 December 2021 – 03:54 GMT+7
China Prohibits Foreigners from Spreading Online Religious Services - English
A Friday prayer in the multi-purpose hall of the Indonesian Embassy in Beijing, China / Credit: ANTARA, M. Irfan Ilmie

Other than those meeting the requirements above, organizations or individuals are not permitted to conduct missionary activities, training, or lectures online.

Religious organizations or individuals that do not meet those requirements are also prohibited from broadcasting, either live or recorded.

They are also not allowed to raise funds in the name of a particular religion via the internet, as reported by the GICExpat news website.

In China, there are several religious organizations established and consisting of Indonesian citizens such as the Nahdlatul Ulama special branch, the Muhammadiyah special branch, and the Beijing Study Circle. (antara/mcr20/jpnn)

This news has been broadcast on with the title: China Perketat Aturan soal Organisasi Keagamaan, NU dan Muhammadiyah Terdampak

Chinese authorities have prohibited foreign organizations and individuals from providing online religious information services.