Long before the pastor decided to burn Korans. Did anyone protest this? Soldiers were forced to burn the bibles to quiet fears that they would attempt to convert Muslims in Afghanistan. Burn the fucking Korans. Nothing we do will appease these zealots, so lets just meet them head on, fight them however we need to to rid the world of this filth, and move on. Military burns unsolicited Bibles sent to Afghanistan - CNN.com Military personnel threw away, and ultimately burned, confiscated Bibles that were printed in the two most common Afghan languages amid concern they would be used to try to convert Afghans, a Defense Department spokesman said Tuesday.