Monday, May 23, 2005

Those Indonesians, so thankful of our Tsunami relief...

Thousands of Indonesian Muslims march toward the US embassy during a demonstration in Jakarta over the alleged desecration of the Koran by US soldiers at Guantanamo Bay military

Indonesian Muslims rally on the street carrying anti-U.S. banners in Jakarta on May 22, 2005. More than 1,500 Muslims on Sunday staged a protest following a May 9 Newsweek magazine report that U.S. interrogators had desecrated the Koran in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Newsweek had issued and apology and retracted the report, saying it could not substantiate the article. Despite the retraction, anger over the report still simmers in parts of the Muslim world.

Indonesian Muslim women shout 'Allahu Akbar' (God is Great) during a protest in front of U.S. embassy in Jakarta on May 22, 2005. More than 1,500 Muslims on Sunday staged a protest following a May 9 Newsweek magazine report that U.S. interrogators had desecrated the Koran in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Newsweek had issued and apology and retracted the report, saying it could not substantiate the article. Despite the retraction, anger over the report still simmers in parts of the Muslim world.

An Indonesian Muslim girl carries a banner that reads 'Kick out U.S. imperialism in Muslim nations' during a rally in Jakarta May 22, 2005. More than 1,500 Muslims on Sunday staged a protest following a May 9 Newsweek magazine report that U.S. interrogators had desecrated the Koran in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Newsweek had issued and apology and retracted the report, saying it could not substantiate the article. Despite the retraction, anger over the report still simmers in parts of the Muslim world.