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Deadly Cartoon Protests Roil the Globe

Feb 19, 2006
The cartoon-fueled hysteria continues unabated: In Libya: 10 die in the bloodiest protests yet In Russia: Authorities shut down a newspaper that printed a tame cartoon of Muhammad, along with other religious figurescom/2006/02/18/nyregion/18protesthtml" title="In Manhattan:">In Manhattan: 1,000 protesters rally in front of the Danish consulatecom/2006/02/19/international/europe/19cartoonhtml?_r=1&oref=slogin" title="In Italy:">In Italy: An official quits after wearing a T-shirt with the controversial Muhammad cartoons Update: 16 Killed in Nigerian cartoon protests, along with five this week in Pakistan Hey, Muslim centrists/moderates, if you want to do something to quell this insane violence, now would be a pretty good time to do so.