Who’s to blame for Mideast violence? Tom & Jerry, says Egyptian official

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Egyptians took to social media to mock the official’s comments

Dutch anti-Islam MP says state TV ‘sabotaged’ Mohammed cartoons

Saturday, 20 June 2015

‘I will put the images on YouTube and next time on television even if I have to go to (the studios in) Hilversum,’ Wilders said

Dutch anti-Islam MP to air Prophet cartoons on Saturday

Friday, 19 June 2015

Publicity-seeking Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders is to broadcast cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed on television during time reserved for political parties on Saturday, his party said. The cartoons will be shown on Dutch public television at 1049 GMT, Wilders’ Freedom Party (PVV) said in a statement on Friday, adding that they would be repeated on June 24 and July 3. Wilders said he was making the broadcasts to defend freedom of speech after two militants were shot dead while ...

Cartoonist Patrick Chappatte weighs in on free speech debate

Monday, 9 February 2015

The attacks on Charlie Hebdo revived debate on whether free speech should have limits

AFP photographer shot at Pakistan anti-Charlie Hebdo protest

Friday, 16 January 2015

Doctor: The photographer is out of immediate danger and has spoken to colleagues

Vive la liberté!

Thursday, 8 January 2015

The truth is we allowed Islam to be hijacked by a bunch of cowards

Faisal J. Abbas

Tunisian jailed after pardon for ‘blasphemous’ cartoons

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Jabeur Mejri, an atheist activist, was jailed in 2012 for seven and half years for posting caricatures of the Muslim Prophet Mohammad,

Tunisian president says will free jailed prophet cartoonist

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki said Wednesday he would free a young Tunisian man jailed last year for posting cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed online once tensions in the country had eased. Jabbeur Mejri was sentenced at a closed hearing in March 2012 to seven and half years in jail for posting caricatures of the Prophet on his Facebook page. He petitioned the president for a pardon earlier this year, saying he regretted his actions. “I will have him freed. I am just waiting for ...

Doing it for the kids in Egypt

Friday, 27 September 2013

Today, I don’t want to talk about politics and its problems. I want to talk about a completely different subject that may appear silly amidst what the country is witnessing in light of its political shifts, terrorist disturbances and so on. So, I apologize in advance to readers. During the past few weeks, I had the chance to spend more time with my family and my daughter who is no more than one-and-a-half-years old. My daughter, like other kids her age, moves, plays, yells and bumps into ...

Bassem Youssef

Danish Muslim leader regrets role in cartoon rage

Saturday, 10 August 2013

A Danish Muslim leader who seven years ago traveled the Muslim world fueling the uproar over newspaper caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad is back in the headlines in Denmark after doing an about-face on the issue. Once a leading critic of the Danish cartoons, which sparked fiery protests in Muslim countries, Lebanese-born Ahmad Akkari now says the Jyllands-Posten newspaper had the right to print them. His unexpected change of heart has received praise from pundits and politicians in recent ...

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