Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Quran is regarded as the central sacred text of Islam and Muslims believe that the scripture was revealed to Prophet Muhammad by God, therefore desecration of the ancient text is perceived as an insulting act. Moreover, it is considered to be a death penalty offense. The term “Quran desecration” refers to an act of defiling or defacing copies of the sacred writings of Islam. Learn more about the phenomenon and infamous Quran desecration cases in this book.