Afghanistan: May 10, 2005


Anti-American rioting broke out in Jalalabad, when local Islamic radicals became aware of a story in an American newsmagazine, accusing U.S. interrogators at Guantanamo Bay prison, of flushing pages of the Koran down a toilet as a way to intimidate Afghan prisoners, and get them to reveal information about Taliban or al Qaeda operations.  Jalalabad is a pro-Taliban town, and many locals are still upset that the Taliban is no longer running the country.


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