Activists of Majlis Ulma Nzamia Pakistan burn a US national flag during a protest in Lahore on February 27, 2012. Pakistan strongly condemned the Koran desecration incident in Afghanistan’s Bagram airbase, the country’s foreign ministry said in a statement. The Koran burning has inflamed anti-Western sentiment already smoldering in Afghanistan over abuses by US-led foreign troops.
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A Pakistani civil society activist sets fire to an effigy representing NATO during a protest against cross-border NATO air strikes on Pakistani troops, in Lahore on December 15, 2011. Pakistan angrily criticised US moves to freeze $700 million in aid, the latest sign of the fraying alliance that has been in deep crisis since NATO fire killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.
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