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Pentagon Confirms Ban Incident at Zotmo

Posted on 06/04/2005 10:33:08 AM PDT by freeperskickbutt

ASHINGTON - The Pentagon on Friday confirmed for the first time that a U.S. soldier deliberately kicked a Guantanamo Bay prisoner's Muslim holy book in violation of the military's rules for handling the Quran.

In other confirmed incidents, prison guards threw water balloons in a cell block, causing an unspecified number of Qurans to get wet; a guard's urine splashed on a detainee and his Quran; an interrogator stepped on a Quran during an interrogation; and a two-word obscenity was written in English on the inside cover of a Quran.

The findings are among the results of an investigation last month by Brig. Gen. Jay Hood, the commander of the detention center in Cuba, that was triggered by a Newsweek magazine report — later retracted — that a U.S. soldier had flushed one Guantanamo Bay detainee's Quran down a toilet.

The story stirred worldwide controversy and the Bush administration blamed it for deadly demonstrations in Afghanistan.

Last week, Hood disclosed that he had confirmed five cases of mishandling of the Quran, but he refused to provide details. Allegations of Quran desecration at Guantanamo Bay have led to anti-American passions in many Muslim nations, although Pentagon officials have insisted that the problems were relatively minor and that U.S. commanders have gone to great lengths to enable detainees to practice their religion in captivity.

Hood said last week that he found no credible evidence that a Quran was ever flushed down a toilet. He said a prisoner who was reported to have complained to an FBI agent in 2002 that a military guard threw a Quran in the toilet has since told Hood's investigators that he never witnessed any form of Quran desecration.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
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1 posted on 06/04/2005 10:33:09 AM PDT by freeperskickbutt
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To: freeperskickbutt

See, it DID happen!


2 posted on 06/04/2005 10:33:41 AM PDT by freeperskickbutt
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To: freeperskickbutt

Welcome to FR this has been reported several times you may do a search prior to posting.


3 posted on 06/04/2005 10:35:19 AM PDT by boomop1
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To: freeperskickbutt; Admin Moderator; MeekOneGOP

Welcome to FR, let me summon the welcoming committee!


4 posted on 06/04/2005 10:35:29 AM PDT by RushCrush (Never give in! Never, never, never, never! Never yield in any way great or small.)
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To: freeperskickbutt

Already posted WITH links and accurate transcription of articles.


5 posted on 06/04/2005 10:36:03 AM PDT by Darksheare (Hey troll, Sith happens.)
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To: freeperskickbutt

They say, are you happy now?


6 posted on 06/04/2005 10:36:09 AM PDT by boomop1
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To: Darksheare

Always good to post a reminder.


7 posted on 06/04/2005 10:36:28 AM PDT by freeperskickbutt
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To: boomop1

Sure am!


8 posted on 06/04/2005 10:36:52 AM PDT by freeperskickbutt
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To: freeperskickbutt

Oh yeah are you the reminder person?


9 posted on 06/04/2005 10:37:20 AM PDT by boomop1
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To: freeperskickbutt
I have a pin for you


10 posted on 06/04/2005 10:37:45 AM PDT by MikefromOhio (www.huntershope.org)
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To: freeperskickbutt

Hey John, war is over, we don't need your help,
America is making war on itself!


11 posted on 06/04/2005 10:37:48 AM PDT by freeperskickbutt
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To: boomop1

Hey newbie you will be history soon.


12 posted on 06/04/2005 10:38:07 AM PDT by boomop1
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To: boomop1

Why not? We all can be if we want to.


13 posted on 06/04/2005 10:38:10 AM PDT by freeperskickbutt
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To: freeperskickbutt

here's a reminder:

Your mom wants you to do the laundry and take out the trash little boy.


14 posted on 06/04/2005 10:38:24 AM PDT by MikefromOhio (www.huntershope.org)
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To: boomop1

Doesn't change the fact that our government IS LYING to us!


16 posted on 06/04/2005 10:38:35 AM PDT by freeperskickbutt
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To: freeperskickbutt

you're stupid


17 posted on 06/04/2005 10:38:42 AM PDT by MikefromOhio (www.huntershope.org)
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To: William Creel

Real compassionate of you.


18 posted on 06/04/2005 10:39:00 AM PDT by freeperskickbutt
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To: freeperskickbutt

LOL

not any more than billy bob Clinton did, but I am sure he was FORCED to do so by the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy RIGHT?>


19 posted on 06/04/2005 10:39:16 AM PDT by MikefromOhio (www.huntershope.org)
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To: MikeinIraq

You're ignorant.


20 posted on 06/04/2005 10:39:29 AM PDT by freeperskickbutt
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To: freeperskickbutt

Wrong.
Cluttering the forum qwith repeat threads that offer no new information is a bad thing.
Especially if done to be all snot nosed giggly trollish.
;-)


21 posted on 06/04/2005 10:39:38 AM PDT by Darksheare (Hey troll, Sith happens.)
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To: freeperskickbutt

So lets discipline the offending guards, up recruitment pay and get on with it. Sorry these prisoners are so ealily offended, but they are joining a left which itself is easily offended. (cigarette smoke, helmetless cycle riders, kids in High school who do not wear their GLSEN ribbons, ...)

I believe we need a few lessons in giving and taking offense properly.


22 posted on 06/04/2005 10:39:47 AM PDT by KC_for_Freedom (Sailing the highways of America, and loving it.)
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To: freeperskickbutt

LOL

not anymore than you


23 posted on 06/04/2005 10:40:03 AM PDT by MikefromOhio (www.huntershope.org)
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To: freeperskickbutt

adios troll


24 posted on 06/04/2005 10:40:23 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Of all the idiots I've known in my life, none of them were retarded (W. Earl Brown - "Warren," SAM))
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To: Darksheare

Then why do you read it? Why do you reply unless it struck a chord with you?


25 posted on 06/04/2005 10:40:26 AM PDT by freeperskickbutt
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To: freeperskickbutt

Wow, showing your true form.


26 posted on 06/04/2005 10:40:38 AM PDT by Darksheare (Hey troll, Sith happens.)
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To: freeperskickbutt; MikeinIraq; boomop1; Darksheare; RushCrush
"Pentagon Confirms Quran Incident at Gitmo"

FreePers confirm that the MSM still sucks.

27 posted on 06/04/2005 10:40:44 AM PDT by Enterprise (Coming soon from Newsweek: "Fallujah - we had to destroy it in order to save it.")
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To: freeperskickbutt

Because I know you're a troll.
Because I like beating trolls down.


28 posted on 06/04/2005 10:41:03 AM PDT by Darksheare (Hey troll, Sith happens.)
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To: freeperskickbutt

29 posted on 06/04/2005 10:41:05 AM PDT by MikefromOhio (www.huntershope.org)
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To: KC_for_Freedom

Good enough, but why does the government insist that the even never happened, when it DID in fact happen?


30 posted on 06/04/2005 10:41:33 AM PDT by freeperskickbutt
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To: tiamat; MeekOneGOP

Viking kitty food (weekends on Mommy's computer)


31 posted on 06/04/2005 10:41:41 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Of all the idiots I've known in my life, none of them were retarded (W. Earl Brown - "Warren," SAM))
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To: freeperskickbutt

No, they did NOT "confirm the quran incident". No Qu'Ran was flushed down a toilet.


32 posted on 06/04/2005 10:41:45 AM PDT by cake_crumb (Leftist Credo: "One Wing to Rule Them all and to the Dark Side Bind Them")
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To: freeperskickbutt

News flash: Jaysun Blair still lied, Dan Rather still lied AND lives in his own fantasy world, Kerry still lost, Al Gore still lost.
And there is no sex in the champagne room.


33 posted on 06/04/2005 10:41:58 AM PDT by Darksheare (Hey troll, Sith happens.)
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To: freeperskickbutt

Why in the heck would any of this make a Freeper happy?? Try taking your happiness to DU.......it will play well there and you will feel at home!


34 posted on 06/04/2005 10:42:10 AM PDT by Gator113
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To: MikeinIraq

What, you mean I'm supposed to 'watch myself' in this forum? I can't say what I want? Is this place a gathering point for communists?


35 posted on 06/04/2005 10:42:39 AM PDT by freeperskickbutt
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To: MikeinIraq

I have officially stolen that pic! (LOL)


36 posted on 06/04/2005 10:42:48 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Of all the idiots I've known in my life, none of them were retarded (W. Earl Brown - "Warren," SAM))
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To: freeperskickbutt

No, wrong.
The story was that a Quran got FLUSHED down a toilet, NOT kicked.
Try getting your facts straight.


37 posted on 06/04/2005 10:42:59 AM PDT by Darksheare (Hey troll, Sith happens.)
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To: cake_crumb

According to who? Bush? That guy's a freakin' liar.


38 posted on 06/04/2005 10:43:17 AM PDT by freeperskickbutt
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To: freeperskickbutt

Really?
Show proof.


39 posted on 06/04/2005 10:43:38 AM PDT by Darksheare (Hey troll, Sith happens.)
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To: freeperskickbutt; Neets; Darksheare; scott0347; timpad; Conspiracy Guy; NYC GOP Chick; ...
We gotta live one over here!!

Stupid stupid troll

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40 posted on 06/04/2005 10:43:42 AM PDT by MikefromOhio (www.huntershope.org)
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To: freeperskickbutt
freeperskickbutt

More prophetic words were never spoken.

41 posted on 06/04/2005 10:43:58 AM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: freeperskickbutt
Headline: "Pentagon Confirms Quran Incident at Gitmo"

Newbie:"Doesn't change the fact that our government IS LYING to us!"

Explain - newbie soon to be zotted - the diversion between the headline and your statement that the Government is lying to us.

42 posted on 06/04/2005 10:44:39 AM PDT by Enterprise (Coming soon from Newsweek: "Fallujah - we had to destroy it in order to save it.")
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To: All

Hey DU!! Your troll showed up here. Identify and claim.


43 posted on 06/04/2005 10:44:50 AM PDT by BipolarBob (Yes I backed over the vampire, but I swear I didn't see it in my rearview mirror.)
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To: freeperskickbutt
What, you mean I'm supposed to 'watch myself' in this forum? I can't say what I want? Is this place a gathering point for communists?

Read the rules. This is a gathering place for adults, not prepuscent children. It is owned by JimRob -- it is not a US Government site. You know, free speech doesn't apply to private sites, right? Or are you one of these boobs who thinks that the "rights" of the Hollywood Left are violated when we boycott their films, products, etc.?

44 posted on 06/04/2005 10:45:00 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Of all the idiots I've known in my life, none of them were retarded (W. Earl Brown - "Warren," SAM))
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To: MikeinIraq

No longer alive per post 41..
*A moment of laughter at the trolls' expiration*


45 posted on 06/04/2005 10:45:01 AM PDT by Darksheare (Hey troll, Sith happens.)
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To: freeperskickbutt; Jim Robinson

no it is a gathering place for CONSERVATIVES. Add to that it is a PRIVATE FORUM and we can trash or post whatever we damned well please.


Your tripe, however, is HILARIOUS!!


46 posted on 06/04/2005 10:45:03 AM PDT by MikefromOhio (www.huntershope.org)
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To: Darksheare

hehehe

I have actually been giggling about this troll the entire time :)


47 posted on 06/04/2005 10:45:41 AM PDT by MikefromOhio (www.huntershope.org)
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To: Enterprise; Admin Moderator

Gone and forgotten. Nice strike, AM!


48 posted on 06/04/2005 10:45:54 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Of all the idiots I've known in my life, none of them were retarded (W. Earl Brown - "Warren," SAM))
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To: freedumb2003

LOL

ok!! :)


49 posted on 06/04/2005 10:46:05 AM PDT by MikefromOhio (www.huntershope.org)
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To: MikeinIraq

I know.
How now shall we irreverence his corpse?


50 posted on 06/04/2005 10:46:13 AM PDT by Darksheare (Hey troll, Sith happens.)
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