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A test of free speech?

Danish journalist says Muhammad cartoonists 'self-censored' in treatment of Islam

by Jillian Keenan

Danish journalist Flemming Rose defended his decision to publish a series of incendiary cartoons in 2005 satirizing the Muslim prophet Muhammad — cartoons that triggered deadly protest riots and death threats — when he spoke last week to Stanford University students.

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Editorial Intern Jillian Keenan can be e-mailed at jkeenan@paweekly.com.

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