Muslims – 1; Freedom of the Press – 0

Acquiescence in the name of fear and unity — but mostly fear:

A Danish newspaper was accused yesterday of betraying the freedom of the press after it apologised to Muslims for offence caused by its reprinting a cartoon showing the Prophet Muhammad with a bomb-shaped turban.
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It broke ranks with its rivals to issue the apology after settling with a Saudi lawyer who is representing eight Muslim groups that complained after the cartoon was reprinted by eleven Danish newspapers.

You’ve heard of “ambulance chasing attorneys,” but here’s a “cartoon chaser” shaking hands with his agreeable prey:

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