Friday, September 10, 2010

Koran burning on hold for 9/11 as US sees boom in Islam conversion

The US pastor who threatened to burn copies of the Koran on Saturday's anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks says his plans are not cancelled - but they are postponed. The initial threat had been met with worldwide outrage. President Obama described the burning ceremony as a recruitment bonanza for Al-Qaeda and said it would put American lives at risk. Meanwhile, a new poll shows that the US has seen a rise in the number of people converting to Islam after 9/11. RT's Priya Shridar reports now on Americans who've recently become Muslims - and say there's no place for extremism in religio

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