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        9/13/2010, Tishrei 5, 5771

      Quran Backlash: Protesters Burn US Flag, Effigies of Obama


      Muslim rioters in Asia burned effigies of U.S. President Barack Obama in protests over the “desecration of the Quran.” Sixteen people, including a 13-year-old boy, were killed in the riots. In Iran, thousands of protesters burned the American flag.

      In Indian-controlled Kashmir and Afghanistan, one Protestant-run mission was burned down, according to the Indian website The Pioneer.