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Swedish Cartoon Rage Rising

We're starting to see protests in Pakistan over Sweden's recent entry into the world of controversial cartooning. It could only be a matter of time before we see our old friend again.

Supporters of the Islamic Shabab-e-Milli youth group burn an effigy of the Swedish prime minister in Karachi August 31, 2007. About 20 members of a Pakistani Islamic youth group protested on Friday over a sketch of the Prophet Mohammad published in a Swedish newspaper, witnesses said. REUTERS/Athar Hussain (PAKISTAN)


For the record, the cartoons were only published in an online newspaper. It's nice to see the Associated Press ratcheting up the ol' Angst a touch with their creative editing. As always, more yummy effigy goodness follows the break.

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Pakistani protesters shout anti-Swedish slogans during a protest in Lahore, 31 August 2007. Pakistan said it had summoned a Swedish diplomat to its foreign ministry on 30 August to protest against a 'blasphemous' cartoon in a Swedish newspaper depicting the Prophet Mohammed. The drawing, showing Mohammed's head on the body of a dog, was drawn by Swedish artist Lars Vilks and published in Nerikes Allehanda newspaper in Oerebro on August 18. AFP PHOTO/Arif ALI


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Comments:

#1 Pirate's Cove 31-Aug-2007
Well, more of a sketch, but it is enough to set the Muslims off, ya know

(By Lars Vilks)
From The Local (Sweden may be known for hot blondes, but, geez, let’s work on the paper’s title, folks)

Pakistan has added its voice to that of Iran ...
#2 Jeddys 31-Aug-2007
God bless u all but question is how long when u r doing such kind of shit.
#3 captainfish 01-Sep-2007
Oh Yeah. They look all a rage.
I wonder if they are just doing that to get attention. But, if so, how would we know?

Oh yeah. Silly me. I forgot about the truth-in-sentences photographers.
#4 Ajaz Fakhri 03-Sep-2007
I dont know why these so called liberal people want to disturb the peace of earth,already we are in last ages,with their action only minorities,and God's work is disturbed.as it cause hatred,instability,lack of peace,less chance of sharing gospel.
Denmark and Sweden should know whome they are serving Satan/Jesus.
#5 Muslims Against Sharia 18-Sep-2007
Muslims Against Sharia praise the courage of Lars Vilks, Ulf Johansson, Thorbjorn Larsson and the staff of Nerikes Allehanda and Dagens Nyheter and condemn threats issued by Abu Omar Al Baghdadi and the Islamic State of Iraq. Muslims Against Sharia will provide a payment of 100,000kr (about $15,000) for the information leading to capture or neutralization of Abu Omar Al Baghdadi.

Muslimer mot Sharia berömmer Lars Vilks, Ulf Johansson, Torbjörn Larsson och övriga anställda på Nerikes Allehanda och Dagens Nyheter för deras tapperhet och fördömer hotet från Abu Omar Al Baghdadi och Islamistiska Iraq. Muslimer mot Sharia betalar 100 000 SEK (ca 15 000$) för information som leder till gripande eller oskadligörande av Abu Omar Al Baghdadi.

Muslims Against Sharia
#6 Brian C. Ledbetter 18-Sep-2007
Amen, and thank you for sharing that with us. Y'all have [i]my[/i] support!

Regards,
Brian
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