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June 20, 2005
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A Palestinian woman jailed in Israel was caught flushing pages of the Koran down her toilet. Sunday’s incident at Shikma Prison, which comes as the Prisons Service says Palestinian charges that guards desecrated prisoners’ Korans are fabricated, ended when a guard fished the torn pages out of the water and confiscated them. Reports of Koran abuse at U.S. prisons have been linked to deadly global protests by Muslims.

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