Aljazeera: Iranian Newspaper Launches Holocaust Cartoon Contest

Aljazeera.Net - New protests erupt in cartoon row:

"Iran's largest selling newspaper, Hamshahri, announced it would be holding a contest on cartoons of the Holocaust in response to the publishing in European papers of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad."

Aljazeera.Net - Iran paper plans Holocaust cartoons:

'The Western papers printed these sacrilegious cartoons on the pretext of freedom of expression, so let's see if they mean what they say and also print these Holocaust cartoons,' he [Farid Mortazavi, the graphics editor for Hamshahri newspaper] asserted.


Hamshahri is an Iranian newspaper published by the Municipality of Tehran, and founded by Gholamhossein Karbaschi. But wait, there is more...
Aljazeera.Net - Cleric demands cartoonists' death:

Muslim cleric Omar Bakri Mohammed, banned from Britain for his radical views, has called for capital punishment for cartoonists who dare depict the Prophet Muhammad.

Speaking to BBC radio from Lebanon on Monday, where he now lives, Bakri claimed 'everybody' now acknowledged that cartoons of the prophet which first appeared in a Danish newspaper in September were insulting.

'In Islam, God said, and the messenger Muhammad said, whoever insults a prophet, he must be punished and executed,' he added.

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