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    Men arrested in Gateshead over suspected Koran burning

    Six Tyneside men have been arrested after filming themselves apparently burning copies of the Koran on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
    Police said the men, all from the Gateshead area, were detained after a video appeared on the internet.
    They were arrested on suspicion of inciting racial hatred and released on bail pending further inquiries.
    Plans by a US preacher to burn copies of the Koran on 11 September resulted in widespread condemnation.
    BBC News - Men arrested in Gateshead over suspected Koran burning

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    Bet if they'd been Muslims burning the Union Flag nothing would have been done though.
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    How often are Muslim's burning flags or other protesters who throw up Bush/Blair/Nazi signs arrested?

    I am betting not often...

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    You couldn't be arrested in the US for doing either one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MacLean View Post
    You couldn't be arrested in the US for doing either one.
    But I might be busy taking a deuce while some veterans politely educate said protesters on proper flag etiquette.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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