Although China has become one of the great exporting powerhouses and generally imports made in China are of decent quality, the Chinese have had occasional trouble with defective or tainted products. Nothing made in China could cause as much controversy as defective Korans, as this article from Jihad Watch relates.
Allan commands you to spray the unbelievers: Iran furious at cheap Chinese-made Qur’ans said to be riddled with typos
On second thought, maybe that’s where all this “misunderstanding” of Islam is coming from! Now, Islamic interest groups can blame bad Chinese reprints. “Iran says cheap “Made in China” Qurans full of typos,” by Patrick Winn for Global Post, August 31:
Iran’s Organization of the Holy Quran is scolding Iranian publishers who’ve outsourced production of the holy book to Chinese printers.
There is officially a cheap Chinese knockoff of everything.
Apparently, their copies of the Quran are riddled with typos, according to the Tehran Times.
“These tableaus are made quite cheaply in China but are sold for much more than they are really worth to make that much more profit,” said an official with the organization who monitors and evaluates Qurans available in Iran.
The official even urged importers to halt future Quran shipments from China, the Times reported….
- Iran Complains of Cheap China Exports (thewesternexperience.com)
- Iran: Cheap Qurans from China filled with typos (cbsnews.com)
- Iran irked by errors in Qurans from China (msnbc.msn.com)