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Friday, February 17, 2006

New Cartoon Hurts Islam's Fragile Ego

The German newspaper Der Tagesspiegel has raised its own Kartoonistan row, angering Iran with a cartoon showing Iranian soccer players at the World Cup (which will be held in Germany) with bombs strapped to their uniforms.

I've searched everywhere for the image, but apparently everyone's afraid to show it. Why? Reports Daimnation:

Calling the cartoon a "black joke" and an "immoral act," Iran has demanded an official apology from the German government.

The cartoon's creator, Klaus Stuttman, is in hiding after receiving death threats.

This ... is ... getting ... very ... tiresome. Would Islam please develop enough self-esteem so its practitioners can handle mild, credible criticism of the religion?

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