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These cartoon related events usually don't end well. Gallery show or magazine cover, trouble is close behind.

 

Dutch anti-Islam party to hold Prophet Mohammad cartoon competition

yahoo.com |

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Freedom Party of Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders will hold a competition of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad, it said on Tuesday.

The party said the plan to hold the competition in the party's secure offices in Dutch Parliament had been approved by the Dutch Counter-terrorism Agency NCTV.

Cartoons depicting Mohammad have provoked violent responses in the past.

In 2015, Islamist gunmen killed 12 people at the Paris offices of the French secularist satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which had printed cartoons of the Prophet. In 2005, the publication in a Danish newspaper of a dozen cartoons depicting the Prophet led to violent protests across the Muslim world.

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/dutch-anti-islam-party-hold-prophet-mohammad-cartoon-151742746.html

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Charlie Hebdo shooting

On 7 January 2015 at about 11:30 local time, two brothers, Saïd and Chérif Kouachi, forced their way into the offices of the French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Armed with rifles and other weapons, they killed 12 people and injured 11 others. The gunmen identified themselves as belonging to the Islamist terrorist group Al-Qaeda's branch in Yemen, which took responsibility for the attack. Several related attacks followed in the Île-de-France region, on 7-8 January 2015. On 9 January 2015 was the Hypercacher kosher supermarket siege, where a terrorist murdered four Jewish hostages and held fifteen other hostages

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Hebdo_shooting

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I pulped the Huff Post article for political contrast on how this story was reported.

 

2 Men Shot Dead After Opening Fire Outside Muhammad Art Exhibit In Garland, Texas

By Adam Goldberg

HuffPost |

Two men were shot dead after opening fire outside an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad in Garland, Texas on Sunday.

The two men fired towards the Curtis Culwell Center and hit security guard Bruce Joiner, who was shot in the lower leg and suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to WFAA. NBC 5 in Dallas-Fort Worth reports that Joiner has already been released after being taken to a local hospital.

One of the deceased shooters was identified by CNN and ABC as Elton Simpson. According to court records reviewed by CNN, Simpson was convicted in 2011 of making a false statement involving international and domestic terrorism and sentenced to three years of probation.

Texas authorities declined to name either suspect in a press conference Monday morning.

The Muhammad Art Exhibit & Contest was organized by Pamela Geller, president of the American Freedom Defense Initiative, an anti-Islamic organization that is listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/03/garland-texas-shooting_n_7201314.html

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8 hours ago, who knows said:

Yea for the Dutch and their humor

It seems you and I are the only ones who see this a potential "big deal"..

 

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Just now, 2many secrets said:

It seems you and I are the only ones who see this a potential "big deal"..

 

Everytime I see a western country make a stand I get a glimmer of hope for us

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