Protests in Afghanistan After Reports of Koran Burning

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

In Afghanistan this morning more than 1,000 protesters are gathering to protest the burning of Korans and Islamic holy books at the Bagram military base. This has triggered a second day of anti-American demonstrations. Crowds clashed with security forces furious about the way Islamic holy books at the base were destroyed.

Ambassador Peter Galbraith is former United Nations deputy special representative to Afghanistan.


Peter Galbraith

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