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11.09.11 Marina Galperina

After French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo put their “guest editor” Mohammed on the cover — “100 Lashes If You Don’t Die Laughing!” — their newsroom got firebombed. So, they followed up with a caricature of their editor tongue-throating a supposed Mohammed follower. […]

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07.13.10 Marina Galperina

Cartoonist Molly Norris, remorseful, accidental founder of ‘Everybody Draw Mohammed Day’ has earned an official fatwā from the American-Yemeni Islamic cleric Imam Anwar al-Awlaki. Not too fond of infidels, he’s connected to the Fort Hood massacre and the failed Times Square car bomb. In an English-language Al Qaeda magazine, Awlaki condemns Norris with a lengthy […]

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05.18.10 Marina Galperina

Mohamed cartoonist Lars Vilks was recently head-butted at Uppsala University. Then, his house was set on fire. He is now in hiding. Two arson suspects – brothers, 19 and 21 – are in custody. Why the new flare up of Vilks-hate? See the full video of the outrage at Uppsala U and the first few […]

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04.30.10 Marina Galperina

In support of South Park’s censored Mohammed episode and creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker, Seattle artist Molly Norris devised an ‘Everybody Draw Mohammed Day’ and set a date: May 20th. The concept went mega-viral. It’s own Facebook group grew to over 11,000 followers (that would make for one large fatwā). […]

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