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Feb 28, 2006 3:04 pm


CATOON INTIFADA UPDATES



No. It's not over. Here are some recent items of interest:

'Unveiling' of Danish cartoons fuels dispute on Calif. campus

The panel will also discuss Islamic extremism and provide examples of anti-Western, anti-Christian and anti-Semitic drawings that have appeared in some Middle Eastern newspapers, said Jesse Petrilla, founder of The United American Committee, an event organizer.

"How can you confront an issue when people don't even see what's going on and what the bottom line is? We really need to get it out on the table," he said."This is the freest nation in the world and if we can't discuss things openly without being afraid, then we're losing sight of something important."

I am proud to say that my campus paper published one of the cartoons without any backlash. In the meantime, this positive Fatwa about a freakish portrayal of Jesus raises doubts about Muslim apologists' claims that they respect Jesus the same way they do Muhammad.




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