National Press Club

Political Cartoons in Europe

February 6, 2006

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Run time: 60 minutes

Religious leaders spoke to reporters about recent events surrounding the circulation of political cartoons in Europe depicting the Prophet Muhammad. The original publication in a Danish newspaper and subsequent republication by papers in other countries following initial public outcry had led to sectarian violence and protest against the West is several Islamic countries. Following their remarks they answered questions from reporters and the audience.