Muslims have embraced images of the Prophet Mohamed throughout history — why are so many of them upset now?

Source: independent.co.uk

After the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris last week, much of our discussion has focused on whether anyone has the freedom to depict Mohamed. But this is misguided in my opinion.

Back in 2006, many Muslims were angered when a right-wing Danish newspaper published a series of cartoons that portrayed the Prophet Mohamed in a negative light. At the same time, many other Muslims were rather taken by a portrait of Mohamed as a young man that was making the rounds in the markets.

More: http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/muslims-have-embraced-images-of-the-prophet-mohamed-throughout-history–why-are-so-many-of-them-upset-now-9983412.html?icn=puff-1

Categories: cartoons, Europe, Muhammad, UK

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