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Palestinian President Orders Investigation Into Newspaper's Muhammad Cartoon

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2015 | Media

By Noah Browning RAMALLAH, West Bank, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has ordered an investigation into a carto...

Muslims Around The World React To Charlie Hebdo's New Cover

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.14.2015 | Religion

In the wake of the terrorist attack that shook France last week, the surviving editors of Charlie Hebdo are back with a new edition that is as defiant...

Does Islam Really Forbid Images Of Muhammad?

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.14.2015 | Religion

Muslims the world over have strongly condemned Wednesday’s terrorist attack against the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, in which 12 people...

As a Muslim, I Find It Disgusting These Acts Were Done in My Name

Mona Shadia | Posted 01.08.2015 | Religion
Mona Shadia

The Prophet and the majority of Muslims around the world were betrayed by those who claim to hold Islam as their religion and use it for their own political gains. Shame on them.

Thoughts on the Charlie Hebdo Attack

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.07.2015 | Religion
Zaki Hasan

Being a part of this world means living with things you disagree with. The way to combat bad ideas is with better ideas. These are the twin thoughts swirling in my head as I've struggled to take in the totality of the terrible news of this morning's attack in Paris.

Politician Gets Death Threats For Tweeting Cartoon Of Muhammad And Jesus

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 01.29.2014 | Religion

British Lib Dem parliamentary candidate Maajid Nawaz caused an uproar on Twitter after sharing a cartoon of Jesus and Muhammad greeting each other, al...

Why Jimmy Wales Allows "Vulva" on Wikipedia

Katie Engelhart | Posted 03.25.2012 | Technology
Katie Engelhart

Decisions made by Wikipedia editors are not law. But when it comes to determining what is 'normal' online -- and how much taboo we're willing to stomach on our Internet -- a Wikipedia referendum can count for just as much.

Muslims vs. Cartoons: What To Do Against Blasphemy?

Mustafa Akyol | Posted 01.14.2012 | Religion
Mustafa Akyol

Do we have an irreconcilable gap, then, between Islam and free speech? I am sure many, among both Muslims and Westerners, would readily say "yes" to this question, but I am not one of them.

French Newspaper Office Set Ablaze After Publishing Prophet Muhammad Cartoon

AP | ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 01.02.2012 | World

PARIS — A firebombing that destroyed the offices of a French satirical weekly that "invited" the Prophet Muhammad as its guest editor was denoun...

The Social Construction of Controversy

Peter Henne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter Henne

If elite manipulation of the construction of an Islamic center caused the conflict, then correcting the media market to allow for a diversity of viewpoints is the solution.

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...

Outrage Over South Park's Muhammad: Not Just a Muslim Thing

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

It is worth pointing out that Christianity has a long history of violence against visual depictions of Jesus, the saints, and God.

South Park's Depiction Of Muhammad Censored AGAIN

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: Matt Stone and Trey Parker have issued a statement: "In the 14 years we've been doing South Park we have never done a show that we couldn'...

Caricatures, Facebook Double Standards and the Bigotry of Pakistani Internet Watchdogs

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Saad Khan

Internet bans do not work anymore and violent protests do not do any good. Perhaps it is the best time for Muslims to adopt civil, non-violent ways of protest -- here in Pakistan and in the world at large.

The Pope, the Prophet, and the Religious Support for Evil

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Johann Hari

In a sane society, if you can't bear to hear your religious figures criticized -- if you think Ratzinger is above the law, or Mohamed should be defended with an axe -- then you should tell it to the judge.

Why Did the Cartoonist Cross the Road?

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Hani Almadhoun

There needs to be a middle path for outraged Muslims. We need not have the vacuous apathy of too many in the West, but cannot take arms or protest against every slight to the religion.

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...

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,...

Politiken, Danish Newspaper, Apologizes For Muhammad Cartoon

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion


2,500 Protest Muhammad Cartoon In Norway

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSLO — About 2,500 people marched through downtown Oslo in a protest Friday against a Norwegian newspaper that printed a caricature of the Proph...

Muhammad Movie Planned: Film Brings Together Hollywood Producer Barrie Osborne And Banned Muslim Cleric Sheikh Yousef al-Qaradawi

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A movie about the prophet Muhammad is in the works, according to Reuters. According to reports, the $150 million film will bring together a major holl...

Kurt Westergaard, Danish Muhammad Cartoonist, Defiant In Face Of Threats

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COPENHAGEN — A few pen strokes thrust Kurt Westergaard into the midst of an international crisis, exposing him to death threats and an alleged a...

Censored Images of Muhammad Finally Printed in New Book

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Lukianoff

My organization, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), is proud to join a broad coalition criticizing Yale University's decision to censor the Muhammad cartoons from a book about the cartoons.