RIGHT-WINGERS tried to fan the flames of anti-Muslim and anti-Arab hate at the University of California-Irvine (UCI) on February 28, sponsoring a meeting titled “Unveiling the Cartoons.”
The furor over the cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, it seems to me, boils down to one thing — freedom of expression in a world where we’re never all going to agree.
The Danish cartoons on Prophet Mohammed have had its reverberations in the heart of the US. Immediately after the University of Illinois’ student newspaper carried them, there was uproar by Muslim students, culminating in the firing of the paper’s editor-in-chief and the opinions editor.
During an event co-sponsored by the Muslim Law Student Association, the Christian Legal Society and the Decalogue Society at John Marshall, Ahmed Rehab (center), communications director of the Council on American Islamic Relations, and John Marshall Professor Michael Seng (fourth from left) addressed the logical and legal aspects of the recent controversy of the publication of 12 cartoons of the Prophet Muhammed by a Danish paper.
Responding to the controversy over cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad, the Chicago chapter of a prominent Islamic civil rights group is participating in a yearlong campaign to educate the public on his life and legacy.
The Chicago chapter of a prominent Islamic civil-rights group tackled the controversy over cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad on Saturday night at a town hall meeting as part of a yearlong campaign to educate the public.
Tensions among student journalists and advisers at the Daily Illini heated up Thursday with an opinion piece and a letter to newspaper alumni blaming two of its suspended editors for the publication of cartoons that depicted the Muslim prophet Muhammad.
A coalition of more than 15 organizations and community members at large held a peaceful demonstration on the main quad Tuesday in response to the six Danish cartoons printed in the Daily Illini last Thursday.
The student newspaper at Northern Illinois University this week ran the controversial Danish political cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad. The student paper at the University of Illinois is still reeling from the consequences of running them.
The editorial staff of the independent daily newspaper at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign said Monday that its members were embarrassed by how the decision was made to run controversial Danish cartoons of the prophet Muhammad last week.
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