Records requested by the ACLU describe a slaying by a soldier and various forms of abuse.
There are people who say that the press should not print stories like this because people get killed. I say that these people are wrong, dead wrong. If we stop having a free, independent press, we’re all as good as dead.
I don’t condone what Newsweek did, and it was wrong for them not to colloborate their Koran story but the fact is stories about the Koran being desecrated have been cycling for quite sometime, so it was reasonable Newsweek was looking into it. Nevertheless, they made a mistake as people/organizations will do.