'Muslims to burn US flags in protest of Koran burnings'

September 9, 2010 08:37

Radical Muslim groups around the world plan to burn American flags in protest of Florida Pastor Terry Jones intention to burn copies of the Koran on the ninth anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks on New York's World Trade Center towers, Sky News reported on Thursday.

According to the report, the former head of an Islamist organization outlawed by the British government in January, Islam4UK, initiated the call to protest 'International Burn-a-Koran Day.'Anjem Choudary has called for the burning of the US flag outside American embassies around the world in response to what Pastor Jones is planning in Florida. Choudary claimed to have support from leaders of Islamist groups in Belgium, Switzerland, Indonesia and elsewhere.

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