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Monday, April 09, 2007

Can't Happen Here?

Source: Expatica
"Paris, April 6, 2007 (AFP) - A French publisher said Thursday it had blurred the face of the Prophet Mohammed in painting reproduced in a history textbook after teachers warned it could spark protests by Muslim students. The publisher Belin confirmed a report in the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, which said it had digitally masked the face of the prophet in a reproduction of a 13th-century miniature painting."
Is Europe entering a new dark ages? Can't happen here? Why not?

***UPDATE***

It is, It is! "It's hard to tell whether the selective deference to Muslim sensibilities stems from a politically correct regard for a minority group or from fear of violent protests.

H/T NRO

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