Skip to comments.U.S.: Guards, detainees mishandled Quran
Posted on 06/04/2005 2:08:34 PM PDT by blueberry12
Guantanamo Bay personnel cited in 4 incidents confirmed by military
A detainee sits in his cell at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in a 2004 file photo.
(CNN) -- A U.S. military investigation has found four incidents in which guards at the Guantanamo Bay prison mishandled the Quran, but said that it was detainees who threw the Muslim holy book in the toilet.
The report said it confirmed four times when U.S. personnel at the base mishandled the Quran: guards kicked a detainee's Quran; a guard's urine "splashed" a detainee and his holy book after coming through an air vent; and a guard water balloon fight that resulted in two detainees' Qurans getting wet.
In a fifth confirmed incident, it could not be determined whether a guard or a detainee wrote a two-word obscenity in a Quran.
On Saturday, the White House said the incidents were isolated and do not reflect the behavior of the majority of military personnel.
"Our men and women in the military adhere to the highest standards, including when it comes to respecting and protecting religious freedom," spokesman Scott McClellan said. "The military expects its high standards to be met, and does not tolerate or condone it when individuals do not -- as this report makes clear."
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Boy, I just can't get enough of these Koran desecration stories- fascinating. I expect the Pentagon will have a press conference if a GI sneezes on the Koran.
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CAR BOMB DESTROYS IRAQI MOSQUE
Sky News ^ | 5/23/05
Posted on 05/23/2005 10:36:07 AM PDT by areafiftyone
A car bomb has exploded outside a Shiite mosque in a town south of Baghdad, killing five people and wounding 19, most of them children, hospital officials say.
Wrap it in bacon then fit it with some red lacy panties.
If only someone would market Koran toilet paper.
I'm starting to smell MANDATORY "Koran" etiquette and sensitivity classes in the U.S. military. WE NEED TO KEEP OURSELVES FROM FALLING INTO THE 'RATS' AND MSM'S GIRLYMAN TRAP.
The Koran is shit. MohaMMED NEEDED A ARMY TO CONQUER MECCA.
They'd have a fatwa on their asses faster as you can say "holy shiite."
Let's just take the toilet paper away from the Gitmo prisoners and substitute it with ripped-out koran pages.
Separated at birth?
I guess the MSM just isn't getting enough mileage out of Abu Gharib any more so they have to invent another breathless story.
Who cares? It's just a damn book.
Praise be to allah that there were no reports of any korans being damaged.
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