May 20 was the third annual Everybody Draw Mohammed Day, the event in which artists depict the Prophet Mohammed in cartoon form to protest censorship and extremist threats (The event was created by cartoonist Molly Norris in 2010 in response to the death threats received by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone for attempting to feature the figure in their Comedy Central series). If you live in Pakistan, however, you wouldn't have seen any mention of this on Twitter yesterday, because government reg
Today is Everybody Draw Mohammed Day, an event that was inspired by the recent death threats again "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone after a (censored) attempt to depict the Prophet Mohammed in their cartoon. A Mu
As you may have heard, Comedy Central recently censored an episode of "South Park" after the show's creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone -- who have long called themselves "equal opportunity offenders" -- were threatened with death by Muslim extremists who were offended by the show's parody of the prophet Mohammed (along with leaders of other religious faiths), and by the mere fact that they tried to depict Mohammed visually, which is considered taboo by some Muslims.
Comics, of course, has its own history of inflaming the Muslim world; who can forget the infamous Danish cartoons of Mohammed publ