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Cartoons, New Film Target Muslims
Middle East Times ^ | February 29, 2008 | By Joseph Mayton

Posted on 03/01/2008 8:40:59 AM PST by Fennie

CAIRO - Many Muslims are asking whether some Europeans actually enjoy angering the Islamic world. As Danish newspapers republish inflammatory cartoons that portray the Prophet Muhammad wearing a bomb as a turban and a Dutch member of parliament calls for the Koran to be banned, Muslims wonder about the so-called tradition of European tolerance.

The day after Danish police arrested three Muslims of North African decent for allegedly planning to murder the Jyllands-Posten cartoonist, who drew the offending cartoons, newspapers across the country republished those cartoons. They said freedom of the press was under threat and the cartoons have come to symbolize that freedom.

Dozens of other international publications followed the Danish press and published the cartoons. The Egyptian government and other nations in the Muslim world responded by banning publications that printed the caricatures of the Prophet.

A vast majority of Egyptians, who see the Danish cartoons as yet another attack on their religion and beliefs, welcomed the decision in Cairo. Muhammad Shennawy, a graphic designer, told the Middle East Times that restraint and understanding was needed in art...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: crymeariver; iran; iraq; islam; israel; whiningmuslims

1 posted on 03/01/2008 8:41:02 AM PST by Fennie
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To: Fennie

“Muslims wonder about the so-called tradition of European tolerance. “

?????!!!!!


2 posted on 03/01/2008 8:44:20 AM PST by Mac1
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To: Fennie
There is no tolerance for Jews and Christians in the Muslim World. There is no free market of ideas in any Muslim country. Muslims should go look in the mirror every time they wonder why the West looks in askance at them. See my tagline for further evidence of what Islam did to become a major world power - and it didn't get to be that way with gentle persuasion and love but rather with matchless fanaticism and violence.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

3 posted on 03/01/2008 8:44:55 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Fennie

There is no tolerance for other faiths in Saudi Arabia. I wonder how many of the muslims living in muslim lands have any choice in the matter of being a muslim.


5 posted on 03/01/2008 8:48:03 AM PST by weegee (Those who surrender personal liberty to lower global temperatures will receive neither.)
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To: Fennie
Interviewer to Mohammed cartoonist: Do you regret it?

Dutch public broadcasters dump Bible-Koran violence relativism

6 posted on 03/01/2008 8:48:07 AM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: goldstategop

Muslims want an Islamic version of political correctness. You must tolerate anything I want to do, but cannot offend me in any way.

It rules the Middle East and reigns on college campuses and the political arena in the U.S. (e.g., we are not supposed to speak the middle name of a presidential candidate).


7 posted on 03/01/2008 8:51:07 AM PST by Entrepreneur (The environmental movement is filled with watermelons - green on the outside, red on the inside)
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To: weegee
Islam is like the Mafia. Once you join, you can't leave. And if you do leave, you can be killed anywhere.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

8 posted on 03/01/2008 8:53:03 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Fennie
Many Muslims are asking whether some Europeans actually enjoy angering the Islamic world.

Enjoying seeing complete idiots go insane over the slightest perceived insult? I know I enjoy it. Why wouldn't the Europeans.

9 posted on 03/01/2008 8:58:19 AM PST by SampleMan (We are a free and industrious people, socialist nannies do not become us.)
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To: Fennie

Well, you don’t have to say ‘enjoy’ making the Muslim world mad. Let’s use the words — ‘goad’, perhaps, or maybe ‘taunt’. Or just plain ‘will fight back when attacked.’

I’m glad they are getting the message.


10 posted on 03/01/2008 9:12:17 AM PST by bboop (Stealth Tutor)
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To: Fennie

And after this plays out...do it again.


11 posted on 03/01/2008 9:19:08 AM PST by VRW Conspirator (Decoder rings for sale: Freep mail me)
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To: Fennie

Islam is as Islam does..


12 posted on 03/01/2008 9:36:11 AM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Fennie

I guess it’s once again time to reiterate my stance on Islam. F#$k Islam. F#$K Muslims. F#$k the child molesting “Prophet” Muhammad. This death cult needs to be obliterated from the Earth.


13 posted on 03/01/2008 9:51:48 AM PST by SALChamps03
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To: goldstategop

What happened to your friend?

Was your friend in the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001?


14 posted on 03/01/2008 10:09:14 AM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (Change.....that's what we will have left in our pockets if a Democrat gets elected president!)
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To: milford421

Ping.


15 posted on 03/01/2008 10:16:52 AM PST by nw_arizona_granny (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1886546/posts?page=4972#4972 45 Item Communist Manifesto)
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To: Fennie
Muslims wonder about the so-called tradition of European tolerance

And just where can I buy a bible in Saudi Arabia?

16 posted on 03/01/2008 10:17:28 AM PST by MNJohnnie (http://www.iraqvetsforcongress.com ---- Get involved, make a difference.)
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To: Fennie

Well, if it’s directed by the South Park guys, then I’m all for it!


17 posted on 03/01/2008 10:18:11 AM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (Vote for conservatives AT ALL POLITICAL LEVELS! Encourage all others to do the same on November 4!)
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To: Fennie
Muslims wonder about the so-called tradition of European tolerance.

Do they also wonder why they still ride around on donkeys almost 40 years after Americans first walked on the moon?

18 posted on 03/01/2008 10:50:03 AM PST by rickmichaels (God Bless America, Land That I Love)
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To: Fennie

I love angering the Muslim world.


19 posted on 03/01/2008 1:18:15 PM PST by wastedyears (This is my BOOMSTICK)
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To: All

20 posted on 03/01/2008 1:19:04 PM PST by wastedyears (This is my BOOMSTICK)
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To: SALChamps03

Your view is seconded.


21 posted on 03/01/2008 1:28:52 PM PST by wastedyears (This is my BOOMSTICK)
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To: Fennie

I really want to see this film, hope it becomes available soon.


22 posted on 03/01/2008 1:38:27 PM PST by clinkclink
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To: goldstategop

Ironic that the Muslims complain about attacks on Muhammed when in the Arab Muslim world the newspapers in the Muslim countries often print pictures that would really be considered offensive to Jews and Christians. What is going on here is pure hypocracy.


23 posted on 03/01/2008 1:47:30 PM PST by Biggirl (A biggirl with a big heart for God's animal creation, with 4 cats in my life as proof. =^..^=)
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To: Fennie
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24 posted on 03/01/2008 1:52:26 PM PST by Tex Pete (Obama for change: from our pockets, our piggy banks, and our couch cushions)
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To: Tex Pete

OMG, perfect!! I am definitely stealing that. LOL!!


25 posted on 03/01/2008 1:56:19 PM PST by clinkclink
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To: clinkclink

Feel free. The more it’s used, the better, IMO.


26 posted on 03/01/2008 2:26:41 PM PST by Tex Pete (Obama for change: from our pockets, our piggy banks, and our couch cushions)
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To: rickmichaels
Do they also wonder why they still ride around on donkeys almost 40 years after Americans first walked on the moon?

Donkeys safer.

;-)

27 posted on 03/01/2008 2:36:04 PM PST by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: Fennie
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28 posted on 03/01/2008 2:38:48 PM PST by gorush (Exterminate the Moops!)
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To: Fennie
Many Muslims are asking whether some Europeans actually enjoy angering the Islamic world

I can't speak for the Euros, but I certainly do.

29 posted on 03/01/2008 2:39:01 PM PST by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: Fennie

Poor Muslims! I’m sure they’ve done nothing to deserve such treatment...


30 posted on 03/01/2008 3:38:55 PM PST by forkinsocket
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To: Fennie

Muslims are asking whether some Europeans actually enjoy angering the Islamic world.
+++++++++++++++
At last, an easy question.
The answer OFCOURSE is yes.


31 posted on 03/01/2008 4:20:16 PM PST by Joan Kerrey
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To: Fennie
Muhammad Shennawy, a graphic designer, told the Middle East Times that restraint and understanding was needed in art...

MOHAMMAD IMAGES LINK.

Mohammed, along with Buraq and Gabriel, visit Hell, and see a demon punishing "shameless women" who had exposed their hair to strangers. For this crime of inciting lust in men, the women are strung up by their hair and burned for eternity. Persian, 15th century.

32 posted on 03/01/2008 4:34:03 PM PST by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: Fred Nerks

Disgusting!


33 posted on 03/01/2008 4:44:55 PM PST by hoosierham (Waddaya mean Freedom isn't free ?;will you take a creditcard?)
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To: hoosierham
Persian 'cartoon' - why no protest?

Mohammed borne on Gabriel's shoulders, arriving at the gate of paradise guarded by the angel Ridwan. From the Miraj-name, Tabriz (c. 1360-70). In the Topkapi Palace Library, Istanbul.

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34 posted on 03/01/2008 5:05:04 PM PST by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: wastedyears

God, that is funny!


35 posted on 03/01/2008 5:10:22 PM PST by webheart
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To: Fennie

oh, I am so, so sorry we’re targetting poor, innocent Islam, Islam that does nothing to the rest of the world but wants to live in peace /sarcasm


36 posted on 03/01/2008 11:16:01 PM PST by Cronos ("Islam isn't in America to be equal to any other faith, but to become dominant" - Omar Ahmed, CAIR)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...

Creating Outrage: Meet the Imam behind the cartoon overreaction.
National Review | 02/06/2006 | Lorenzo Vidino
Posted on 02/06/2006 10:24:20 AM PST by SirLinksalot
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1572875/posts

“...The delegation showed each of these leaders the 12 cartoons published by Jyllands-Posten, along with others that had never been published by any Danish publication. The new cartoons were every more offensive, as showing the Prophet Mohammed with a pig face or having sexual intercourse with a dog. While the delegation claimed that the differentiation was pointed out to their interlocutors, there is no other evidence, and rumors about the more blasphemous images began to circulate in the Middle East. Moreover, the booklet that was presented by the delegation contained several other lies about the ‘oppression’ of Muslims in Denmark, claiming Muslims do not have the legal right to build mosques and are subjected to pervasive racism.”

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“The 16 year old boy who was arrested today for the murder of a 60 year old Roman Catholic priest Andrea Santaro has said that it was because of the controversial cartoons of Mohammed... The priest was shot dead on Sunday in his church... The priest had been threatened before because of his ‘missionary activities’.”

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37 posted on 03/09/2008 9:58:59 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/______________________Profile updated Saturday, March 1, 2008)
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The Vatican joins the fight against free speech
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38 posted on 03/09/2008 10:00:34 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/______________________Profile updated Saturday, March 1, 2008)
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Iran Demands UN Take Action against Israel, Denmark
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39 posted on 03/09/2008 10:00:46 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/______________________Profile updated Saturday, March 1, 2008)
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Cartoons, New Film Target Muslims
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Posted on 03/01/2008 11:40:59 AM EST by Fennie
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40 posted on 03/09/2008 10:01:32 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/______________________Profile updated Saturday, March 1, 2008)
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41 posted on 03/09/2008 10:03:48 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/______________________Profile updated Saturday, March 1, 2008)
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To: Fred Nerks
Mohammed borne on Gabriel's shoulders,

Mo looks like a woman.

42 posted on 03/09/2008 10:04:44 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The issue of whether cheap labor makes America great should have been settled by the Civil War.)
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To: Fennie
Many Muslims are asking whether some Europeans actually enjoy angering the Islamic world.

Impossible. The islamic world is already in a constant state of anger

43 posted on 03/09/2008 10:06:34 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The issue of whether cheap labor makes America great should have been settled by the Civil War.)
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To: Fennie
Muslims wonder about the so-called tradition of European tolerance.

Beheading is the tradition of Islamic tolerance.

44 posted on 03/09/2008 10:09:24 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The issue of whether cheap labor makes America great should have been settled by the Civil War.)
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To: SunkenCiv
along with others that had never been published by any Danish publication...

the scumbag used an image of an entrant in a french 'pig hoinking' contest, put it through a photocopier a number of times and tried to pass it off as a caricature of mohammad...

45 posted on 03/09/2008 11:04:05 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (a fair dinkum aussie)
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46 posted on 03/09/2008 11:11:31 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (a fair dinkum aussie)
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To: Fred Nerks

No lie is beneath them because lies serve Jihad which is the highest participle. Truth is a minor consideration. Phony prophet phony Allah


47 posted on 03/10/2008 12:17:49 AM PDT by dennisw (Never bet on a false prophet! <<<||>>> Never bet on Islam!)
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To: Fred Nerks

highest principle


48 posted on 03/10/2008 12:20:19 AM PDT by dennisw (Never bet on a false prophet! <<<||>>> Never bet on Islam!)
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To: dennisw

agreed...the more I learn about mohammadanism the more I like pigs.


49 posted on 03/10/2008 2:04:48 AM PDT by Fred Nerks (a fair dinkum aussie)
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To: Fred Nerks

My take is—— If you are stupid enough to believe in your false prophet then I don’t trust you on other matters


50 posted on 03/10/2008 6:21:01 AM PDT by dennisw (Never bet on a false prophet! <<<||>>> Never bet on Islam!)
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