Muhammad Cartoons Cause a Stir

Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons have caused quite a stir. As summarized by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

The Muhammad Drawings are twelve editorial cartoons of the Islamic prophet Muhammad which were printed in the Danish daily newspaper Jyllands-Posten on September 30, 2005 (and later in the Norwegian Christian newspaper Magazinet, the German newspaper Die Welt, the French daily France Soir and many other newspapers in Europe), including one where he has a bomb in his turban. The drawings are satirical illustrations accompanying an article on self-censorship and freedom of speech. They were also meant to highlight the allegation by the Danish writer K�re Bluitgen that no artist was willing to illustrate a children's book about Muhammad without remaining anonymous, out of fear of revenge from extremist Muslims because depicting Muhammad is prohibited in Islam (see aniconism).

Ordinarily I would post a link to a graphic here. But I don't want to risk being hacked or attacked. Sad, isn't it? So here is the link to all the offensive cartoons. Also try this link to an even more inclusive and offensive collection.

Oh why not post just one image here?

And yes, please do recall in this context and make the appropriate connections to George Bush's refusal to make public the photos of himself with the notorious Jack Abramoff, i.e., the other contemporary attempt to suppress graphical images for political purposes.

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