Teen Allegedly Burns Koran, Posts Video on Facebook

Incident reportedly happened in front of British girl's classmates
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 25, 2010 9:56 AM CST
A woman holds a copy of the Koran after a meeting with Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.   (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

(Newser) – Facebook claims another victim: British police have arrested a 15-year-old girl on suspicion of inciting religious hatred after she allegedly burned an English-language version of the Koran while at school ... and filmed the act while some classmates watched ... and posted said video on Facebook. The video was reported to her school, which is located near Birmingham, according to police. It's since been removed, reports the BBC, and she has been released on bail.

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