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Be Unafraid

Jonathan Byrd | Posted 04.18.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Byrd

In the Danish capitol, parents regularly leave their children in strollers on the sidewalk and go inside to shop. Thousands of bicycles sit out on the street at night with nothing more than a wheel lock. It's not that there's nothing to fear. The Danes simply refuse to be afraid.

Cartoons: Art and Entertainment or Lethal Weapons?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.17.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Saturday's smaller replay in Copenhagen of Paris' Charlie Hebdo massacre that left three dead (including the suspected shooter) and several injured begs the question: are cartoons art and entertainment or lethal weapons?

3 Acquitted In Mohammed Cartoon Murder Plot

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | World

STOCKHOLM -- An appeals court has acquitted three men accused of plotting to murder a Swedish artist who had depicted the Prophet Muhammad as a dog. ...

Cartoonist 'Considered Blasphemous,' Targeted In Murder Plot

AP | By KARL RITTER | Posted 11.21.2011 | Arts

STOCKHOLM -- Swedish prosecutors suspect three men arrested in an anti-terror sting this month of plotting to kill an artist who depicted the Prophet ...

Lars Vilks, Swedish Muhammad Cartoonist, Target Of Suspected Arson

AP | LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM — The home of a Swedish artist who once drew a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad as a dog has been hit by a suspected arson attack, poli...

Irish Police Arrest Seven In Plot To Kill Swedish Cartoonist | Al Webb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Police in Ireland say they have arrested seven suspects in an alleged plot to murder a Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks for depicting Islam's Prophet Muh...

Lars Vilke, Muhammad Cartoonist, 'Head-butted' during lecture

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) STOCKHOLM -- A Swedish artist who angered Muslims by depicting the Prophet Muhammad as a dog was assaulted Tuesday as furious protesters interrup...

Boyfriend: 'Jihad Jane' Suspect Wasn't Religious

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

PHILADELPHIA — Colleen LaRose spent long days caring for her boyfriend's father in a second-floor apartment in Pennsburg, a small town north of ...

Mohammed Drawing Published In Swedish Papers

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM — The point of a caricature depicting the Prophet Muhammad as a dog was to show that artistic freedom allows mockery of all religions,...

Cartoonist Murder Plot: Seven Muslims Arrested In Ireland

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Irish police arrested seven people Tuesday over an alleged plot to kill a Swedish artist who depicted the Prophet Mu...