Muslim Cartoon News Roundup: Sat 4 Feb. PM
Submitted for your perusal are selected news links for Saturday evening.
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A small Norwegian Christian newspaper was one of the first outside Denmark to publish the cartoons that have now appeared in papers in Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Spain, Switzerland, Hungary, New Zealand, Norway and Poland.
Syrians Torch Embassies Over Caricatures
DAMASCUS, Syria (washingtonpost.com) -- Thousands of Syrians enraged by caricatures of Islam's revered prophet torched the Danish and Norwegian embassies in Damascus on Saturday -- the most violent in days of furious protests by Muslims in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Embassies torched in cartoon fury
Danish, Norwegian embassies in Syria attacked by Muslims
DAMASCUS, Syria (CNN) -- Muslim demonstrators in Damascus torched the Norwegian Embassy and the building housing Denmark's embassy because newspapers in those countries published what the protesters consider blasphemous depictions of Islam's Prophet Mohammed
Danes march for and against Muslims
(Aljazeera.Net) -- Danes on the far left and extreme right have taken to the streets, adding a political dimension to a blistering row over cartoons of Prophet Muhammad first published in a Danish newspaper.
Embassies burn in cartoon protest
(BBC) -- Syrians have set fire to the Norwegian and Danish embassies in Damascus in protest at the publication of newspaper cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. Read full story.
Embassies torched as cartoon furor grows
DAMASCUS (Reuters) -- Furious Syrians set fire to the Danish and Norwegian embassies on Saturday as protests over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad showed no signs of abating despite calls for calm.
Muslim Outrage At Cartoon Spreads
(CBS) -- In escalating protests against cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad, demonstrators in Syria have set fire to the Danish and Norwegian embassies in Damascus. Muslims across the globe continue to exhibit outrage.
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