Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy

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    The political cartoon titled “Who has damaged Muhammad more?” by Signe Wilkinson that was published on 08/01/2015 speaks so much truth about Islam in this day and age. As a Muslim I greatly appreciate that the artist did not put a picture of the prophet because it is forbidden to do so and there is a reason behind it. In Islam, there is always a reason why something is “Haram” in this case pictures of the prophet is forbidden because the prophet feared that people would worship his image rather than God. The translation of the Arabic word “Haram” is forbidden and as stated previously things are forbidden for a reason a prime example is alcohol some of my non-Muslim friends have asked me why and the reason is because alcohol dulls the senses and numbs the mind which will cause people to do stupid things such as in a personal experience a drunk student jumped from the fourth floor of my apartment complex and landed on my balcony which was on the second floor. The justification for his action was that his friend had dared him. Therefore Islam has prohibited alcohol in…

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    been a theme of disagreements as well. The TV show has been critiqued and shrouded in controversy since its was aired on comedy central. Not one person is safe from South Park’s unforgiving gags. The show has made fun of everybody, even went as extreme as pranking the enthusiasts and audiences of the show. Practically every group of people or a well-known individual has been made fun of. South Park has also touched on very delicate subjects. However,…

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    campuses are clashing with their administrations and debating the limits of free speech after finding chalk messages voicing support for Donald J. Trump scrawled on campus property.” This goes on to summarize how messages such as, “Build A Wall” and “Donald Trump 2016” were frightening and threatening to them. The president of Emory, James W. Wagner released a statement regarding the matter “As an academic community, we must value and encourage the expression of ideas, vigorous debate,…

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    In early January, two gunmen attacked the Charlie Hebdo headquarters, killing 12 people and injuring several others. The two gunmen were said to be part of al-Qaeda, ruling this attack as a terrorist act. Looking deeper into the history and nature of the two assailants it is clear that there was a definite motive for this attack. Not only was the satirical comic of Islamic prophet Muhammad controversial, it may have been the trigger for the attack. However, in 2013 an English magazine published…

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