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Monday, February 27, 2006

Cartoon Controversy Continues

Canadian prosecutors have decided not to press charges against a Canadian paper that reprinted Danish cartoons that have caused a worldwide controversy. They said that under Canadian law, an intent to incite hatred was necessary, and that intent was not present. Read more in a Globe and Mail article here. Meanwhile, Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf says he will press the United Nations to recognize blasphemy as an international crime. Read more here.

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