Everybody Draw Muhammad Day

Picturing the prophet: your response

<i>M&G</i> readers have flooded us with letters about Zapiro's cartoon on the Prophet Muhammad. Read a selection here.

May 28 to June 3 2010

Readers react to Zapiro's Prophet Muhammed cartoon and a spokesperson for Minister Sicelo Shiceka takes on the <i><I>M&G</I></i> after our expose.

Muslims do have a sense of humour

Muhammad not only encouraged smiling, he laughed easily and made jokes

Why draw the Prophet?

From very early last Friday, the protests began rolling in. At the time of writing, my inbox alone has 79 complaints.

Zapiro’s response: A teaser

The <i>M&G</i> has released a teaser of Friday's Zapiro cartoon, in response to the uproar caused by his previous depiction of the Prophet Muhammad.

M&G meets with Muslim leaders

The <i>M&G</i> will refrain from publishing any images of the Prophet Muhammad while reviewing its editorial policy on religious matters.

‘This is not the Muhammad of the Danish cartoons’

<i>M&G</i> editor Nic Dawes has reiterated the paper's disapproval of the Islamophobia that has stalked the "Everybody draw Muhammad Day" campaign.

Anger mounts over Zapiro cartoon

A Zapiro cartoon has angered Muslims and the SA Muslim Judicial Council has called on its followers to express their condemnation.

Google chief sees ulterior motive in YouTube ban

Eric Schmidt on Friday said he suspects suppressing criticism is a factor behind the move to block YouTube in Pakistan in the name of Islam.

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