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The latest terrorist tactic: litigation
netwmd.com ^ | 1/11/2011 | Daniel Huff

Posted on 01/11/2011 4:46:48 PM PST by forty_years

... In 2008, extremists nearly murdered Kurt Westergaard, who drew one of the original cartoons. In response, Politiken reprinted the [Mohammed] cartoons as part of a unified stand against intimidation of the press. The defiance didn't last. A Saudi law firm claiming to represent 94,923 descendants of Mohammed threatened it with legal action and the paper caved. On February 26, 2010, it effectively apologized for defending free speech. ...

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TOPICS: Apologetics; Current Events; Islam; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: counterterrorism; extremists; law; speech

1 posted on 01/11/2011 4:46:55 PM PST by forty_years
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To: forty_years

Exactly the kind of thing we should expect here.


2 posted on 01/11/2011 4:53:32 PM PST by GeronL (How DARE you have an opinion!!)
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To: GeronL

The sad part is that it’s in Denmark, and not the U.S., where someone took the risk of publishing such cartoons. Personally, someone has to take such risks.


3 posted on 01/11/2011 5:17:44 PM PST by Morpheus2009 ("God doesn't play dice" - Albert Einstein)
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To: Morpheus2009

The Comedy Central channel bleeped “Allah” from SouthPark while giving a whole show toward blaspheming Jesus.

Mark Steyn and Ezra Levant republished the cartoons in Canada and look what happened to them.


4 posted on 01/11/2011 5:27:20 PM PST by GeronL (How DARE you have an opinion!!)
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To: forty_years

It’s also known as ‘lawfare.’


5 posted on 01/11/2011 5:36:26 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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