Reason, Liberty, & Culture

Dane Defends Press Freedom as Muslims Protest Cartoons

As Islamic protests spread about cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a Danish newspaper, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the Danish prime minister, defended press freedom in his country on Tuesday but distanced himself from the newspaper's decision to publish the drawings. His remarks fell far short of the apology demanded by an array of Islamic groups and countries which have imposed a remarkably successful boycott of Danish products...

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