Staff / TruthdigFeb 7, 2006
The Tehran city council-owned newspaper says it is testing the West's arguments about freedom of expression. | storyMeanwhile, Four Afghans are killed in cartoon-related protests near the U.S. base in Bagram--the first time violence has been directed against America in the controversy. | story Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 4, 2006
As violence spreads across the world, Editor & Publisher has the best take yet on why most US news outlets won't re-publish the satirical images | storyABC is one of the very few to do so | video (there's a commercial)Update: Check out the way Truthdig's Mr Fish depicted Jesus in a cartoonIs it offensive, an exercise in free speech, or both?. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 4, 2006
Pope Benedict XVI, in his World Day of Peace speech Jan. 1, had more than a few choice words for world leaders who use lies to incite their citizens towards violence. more (hat tip: Stephen Rivers) Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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