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No charges in Afghanistan Quran burning - Central & South Asia - Al Jazeera English

No charges in Afghanistan Quran burning - Central & South Asia - Al Jazeera English
Six US army soldiers and three marines have escaped criminal charges for burning copies of the Quran and urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, but have received administrative punishments, according to US military officials.

Israeli army cleared in Rachel Corrie death - Middle East - Al Jazeera English

Israeli army cleared in Rachel Corrie death - Middle East - Al Jazeera English


Corrie was 23 years old when she went to the town of Rafah in the Gaza Strip as part of a group of activists from the International Solidarity Movement (ISM).

They were acting as human shields to try to stop the Israeli army demolishing Palestinian homes and clearing land around Rafah.