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Cartoon protests: uniting against Islamophobia

25 February 2006
The anger following the publication of racist depictions of the prophet Mohammed in a Danish newspaper, and their republication across Europe, has continued to find expression in meetings and protests.

How the US lied over cartoon riots

18 February 2006
"Condoleezza Rice is a liar. The US secretary of state blamed Iran and Syria for inciting violence over Danish caricatures of the prophet Mohammed.

Cartoon caricatures were designed to offend

11 February 2006
Much has been made in recent days of the commitment to free speech in the Danish press.

Cartoon row: the issue is racism

11 February 2006
This is not about "freedom of speech". It’s not about a "war of civilisations". It’s about racism. Anyone who doubts that need look no further than the right wing Danish paper that commissioned the notorious anti-Muslim cartoons last September.

Freedom to spread hate?

11 February 2006
The furore over the Danish cartoons shows the growth of Islamophobia, writes Alex Callinicos

Something is rotten in the state of Blair

18 October 2003
THERE'S A scene in Shakespeare's Hamlet where Hamlet walks in on the man who has corrupted the state of Denmark, the king. The problem for Hamlet is that the king is praying.

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