This news story from The Comics Journal April offers a multitude of perspectives — from cartoonists, Danes, Muslims, Danish Muslims — and is being rerun to help supply context for the Charles Hebdo killings. Antoine Casanova , a historian and editor of La Pensee magazine, tells L'Humanite that "nobody who has any regard for the truth has the right to say or suggest that every Muslim is a terrorist. One would think that the answer to this question would be yes. We are a republican newspaper and we fight for republican values. My mother provides health care and builds schools in Guatemala with the Methodist church. Invaluable research support provided by Iskra Kirova.
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Cartoons of Mass Destruction: The Whole Story Behind the Danish 12
Now these Danish cartoonists draw some unfunny pictures of Muhammad and the world is calling for their heads. Tom Hart to the Journal: Revolution without guarantee Monday 21 February, Saying revolution and freedom is not the same as saying democracy , respect for minorities, equal rights and good relations with neighbouring nations. These drawings did nothing but add to the uneasiness and the lack of understanding that Muslims in Europe and in the rest of the world were already feeling. A total of 12 of them responded with a mix of lighthearted sketches and satirical comment.
The twelve Muhammad cartoons (02/02/) - signandsight
In response to the cartoons, the Danish paper Dagbladet Information reports that Egyptian companies have started to boycott Danish products. Such displays are entirely unacceptable, writes the Sunday Telegraph , accusing Muslim extremists of double standards: In response to Muslim protests and before Khomeini's cruel and tyranical fatwa , the campaign for free speech was already gathering strength. A medieval Taliban warlord is offering a reward for their heads. Every human being, a Muslim as well as a Christian or a Jew, has a fundamental right to respect, and in this case that right was purposefully infringed. The drawings are primarily anti-Jewish.
In the commentary columns of today's edition, the paper goes on the offensive again. She said she wanted to kill as many Jews as possible and urged her nine children and 41 grandchildren to do the same. She compared it to decisions in the past to publish photographs of the bodies of burned Americans hung from a bridge in Iraq and to the photograph of an artwork by Andres Serrano showing a crucifix submerged in a jar of urine. Help Center Find new research papers in: Conflicts and terrorist attacks are motivated by religious rather than ideological beliefs. The torching of diplomatic buildings has carried the conflict to another level. Danish company Arla places advertisements in Mid-East newspapers trying to stop a boycott 26 Jan:
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