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Reader comment on item: Cartoons and Islamic Imperialism
in response to reader comment: balance of anger

Submitted by AH (Canada), Mar 18, 2006 at 01:36

You might be thinking how beautifully you've illustrated the chain of events, their causes and effects, but you are misinformed as to the symbolism involved with these cartoons. These cartoons are just part of the propoganda that is currently being spewed against Muslims around the world.

Having said that, I'm just going to enlighten you on the hurtfull impacts that they have had on Muslims. In Islam, the drawing or depiction of any holy figure is forbidden, why you might ask, well, the answer lies in what has happened with these cartoons--people have depicted the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and other holy figures in demeaning manners, that are insulting to the Muslims world, and I"m sorry if it does not hurt others as well.

Rather what's strange is that the mocking of Islam has been justified by articulating "freedom of media/speech". In that, case, why don't we run across the street and use a certain word for black people. We don't do that because its is insulting to society. In the same manner, society needs to understand the grave impact of the cartoon drawings on Muslims, which is part of the large scheme to create falsa propoganda against the Muslim community..


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