Monday, April 4, 2011

Many Afghans do not realize that US pastor Terry Jones, who held a Quran burning last month, heads a small church whose beliefs are not widely shared, thus fueling anti-foreigner sentiment that benefits the Taliban.

An Afghan protestor (r.) hits the burning effigy of the American pastor, Terry Jones during a demonstration in Shinwar, Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, April. 4. Protests erupted in Afghanistan again Monday against a Florida pastor's burning of the Quran, making four straight days of demonstrations some deadly against the destruction of Islam's holy book in a country struggling to beat back an insurgency led by Taliban religious extremists.
Rahmat Gul/AP


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