Afghan officials say eight foreigners and four Afghan protesters were killed at a United Nations compound in Northern Afghanistan Friday. The attackers were retaliating after news reports surfaced that Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville had burned a Koran on March 20th. Minutes after the associated press reported on the attack, WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz spoke with the controversial pastor.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/NEWJONES.mp3]
A wave of red, green and black on Wednesday flooded the corner of University Avenue and 13th Street in Gainesville as about 250 protesters united in solidarity with Palestine.