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Soldiers Who Urinated on Corpses, Burned Qurans Will Not Be Criminally Prosecuted

posted on August 28, 2012

The U.S. military is disciplining soldiers “over two incidents that provoked outrage in Afghanistan early this year, one involving a video depicting Marines urinating on corpses and another over burned copies of the Quran,” but will not prosecute the soldiers, reports Phil Stewart and David Alexander for Reuters. Afghan President Hamid Karzai had called for a public trial for the soldiers engaged in the Quran incident, an act which he characterized as “inhuman.”

Read at Reuters