Russia to launch probe over Qur'an burning video

On January 5th, a video showing a group of Russians burning the Qur'an appeared on YoutTube.

Russia to launch probe over Qur'an burning video

World Bulletin / News Desk

An investigation is being launched in Russia after a video appeared on Youtube showing a group of far-right Russian men verbally abusing a man who appeared to be of central Asian Muslim origin and burning copies of the Qur’an.

The video, which appeared on the internet under the name of Oleg Makarov last week, showed the group burning Russian translations of the Qur’an. It then cut out to a scene featuring a Muslim man who had clearly just been badly beaten, with the group ordering him to renounce Allah.

Moscow police said that an investigation was launched on Thursday.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 13 Ocak 2014, 16:12