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No one knows were the rumor started from or if it is true!
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai urged the United States on Saturday to prosecute and punish anyone found guilt of desecrating the Koran... Newsweek magazine said in its May 9 edition investigators probing abuses at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay found that interrogators "had placed Korans on toilets, and in at least one case flushed a holy book down the toilet".
Originally posted by sweatmonicaIdo
I'm gonna desecrate a Quran.
Next, I'll desecrate the Bible.
Fair is fair, right?
Originally posted by mythatsabigprobe
Flushing a book is not a crime, but when a military interrogater takes the symbol of a person's religious faith and desecrates it to cause distress, it's a different matter.
About 1,500 Gazans protested the alleged desecration of the Koran at the U.S. prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in a May 13 march organized by Hamas. The demonstrations took place in the Jabaliya refugee camp in northern Gaza; some protesters carried Hamas banners and others burned Israeli and U.S. flags.
I've got a Bible on my flushbox for occasional light reading, and it is not disrespect or illegal, just convenient reading.
[edit on 14-5-2005 by Chakotay]
Originally posted by Parmenides
A Muslim symbol shouldn't be desecrated but an American (and Israeli) is
fine? Such a double-standard in the Muslim world.... Everyone afraid the
touchy Muslims would start WWIII ...