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Pakistan Blocked Twitter Access on Everybody Draw Mohammed Day
Pakistan Blocked Twitter Access on Everybody Draw Mohammed Day
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)... Read M
More Than 20 Newspapers Pull ‘Non Sequitur’ Comic Strip for Mentioning Mohammed
More Than 20 Newspapers Pull ‘Non Sequitur’ Comic Strip for Mentioning Mohammed
The Daily Cartoonist reported this week that more than twenty newspapers are so afraid to publish an upcoming "Non Sequitur" strip that mentions the word "Muhammad," that they have requested a replacement strip. The Daily Cartoonist describes the offending strip thusly: The cartoon by Wiley Miller depicts a lazy, sunny park scene with the caption, "Picture book title vot
Everybody Draw Mohammed Day Invites Artists to Defend Their Freedom of Speech
Everybody Draw Mohammed Day Invites Artists to Defend Their Freedom of Speech
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