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Saturday, January 19, 2008

Publisher Sentenced To Three Years for Reproducing "Prophet Mohammed" Cartoons

Alexander Sdvizhkov, the editor of the Belarus newspaper Zgoda (Consensus), has received a three year sentence for publication of the cartoons featuring the Prophet Mohammed that first appeared in a Danish newspaper in 2005. Many in the country have condemned the sentence, and Mr. Sdvizhkov's attorney says an appeal is planned. Read more here.

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