Apr 1 2011
At least 8 reportedly killed (2 beheaded) at a U.N. office when a Florida Qur'an burning protest turned violent.
I’m sorry but these Islamo-wackos just have to be taught that they do not have the right NOT to be offended. This is not the time for politically correct pandering to Muslims.
Washington Times –KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Eight foreigners were killed Friday after demonstrators protesting a reported burning of the Muslim holy book stormed a U.N. office in northern Afghanistan, opening fire on guards and setting fires inside the compound, a top Afghan police official said.
The topic of Quran burning stirred outrage among millions of Muslims and others worldwide after a small American church in Florida threatened to destroy the holy book last year. The Florida pastor had backed down but purportedly went through with the burning last month, prompting protests in three Afghan cities.
Munir Ahmad Farhad, a spokesman in Balkh province, said the protest in Mazar-i-Sharif began peacefully when several hundred demonstrators gathered outside the U.N. mission’s compound to denounce the Quran’s destruction. It turned violent when some protesters grabbed weapons from the U.N.guards and opened fire on the police, then stormed the building, he said. “I can see the smoke over the compound,” he said.
Several hundred people also protested the reported Quran burning at several sites in Herat, a city in western Afghanistan. Protesters burned a U.S. flag at a sports stadium in Herat and chanted “Death to the U.S.” and “They broke the heart of Islam.” (Awwwwww, who cares?) The protesters were condemning a reported burning of the Quran at the Rev. Terry Jones’ small church, Dove Outreach Center, in Gainesville, Florida.
Last week, Afghan President Hamid Karzai issued a statement calling the burning a “crime against a religion.” He denounced it as a “disrespectful and abhorrent act” and called on the U.S. and the United Nations to bring to justice those who burned the holy book and issue a response to Muslims around the world.
I think this calls for a Worldwide Qur’anic Bonfire – the burning of millions of qur’ans at the same time in every Western city of the world. Screw’em.