The kind of emotion that an image invokes can depend upon the eye of the beholder.
M&G readers have flooded us with letters about Zapiro's cartoon on the Prophet Muhammad. Read a selection here.
From very early last Friday, the protests began rolling in. At the time of writing, my inbox alone has 79 complaints.
See cartoonist Zapiro response to the offence caused by his depiction of the Prophet Muhammad in a new cartoon, published in the M&G.
I have been asked repeatedly over the past week "Why did you do it? Why run a cartoon that you knew would cause such profound anger?
Muslims are upset with Zapiro for many reasons. So let's unpack what irks them, says Mahomed Faizal Dawjee.
Bigotry is again riding rampant in reaction to last week's Zapiro cartoon in the Mail & Guardian, argues political analyst Terry Bell.
The M&G will refrain from publishing any images of the Prophet Muhammad while reviewing its editorial policy on religious matters.
M&G editor Nic Dawes has reiterated the paper's disapproval of the Islamophobia that has stalked the "Everybody draw Muhammad Day" campaign.
Muslim leaders said they would be seeking an apology from the M&G after the paper published a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.